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How to undelete files

To free up disk space we have to periodically delete useless files from a hard drive or removable devices. Even if we try to be careful enough not to delete important files they sometimes disappear along with the useless ones. But don't panic. If you accidetially deleted files, there is some ways to undelete files. The first thing you should do is to check the Recycle bin. If your files were placed to the Recycle bin you can recover them with a few clicks. But what if you emptied the Recycle Bin or deleted files bypassing it? Even in this case deleted files are not gone forever and can be recovered with special undelete file software. When you delete a file from your computer, even if you empty the Recycle bin or bypass it, such deletion just marks occupied space as free but the data is still on your hard drive for a while. If deleted files are not yet overwritten by other files, there's a good chance to recover them.

iAidsoft Data Rescue is No.1 undelete file application to recommend. It is used easily and securely recover deleted files from a hard drive, flash drive, USB drive, SD card, memory stick and other storage devices. With iAidsoft Data Rescue you can recover files deleted from the Recycle Bin, or lost due to the accidental deleting.


To increase the chance of undeleting files, you should immediately stop writing data to the drive with the lost data as new data could overwrite the files you need to recover. Do not install the program on the drive holding lost data.

How to undelete files

In case you need to recover files from a flash drive, SD card, memory card, etc., connect or insert your device to your computer.

1. Run the program

If you installed the program on your computer or removable drive, double-click the iAidsoft Data Rescue desktop icon.

2. Search for deleted files

Select the drive where the lost files are located, select file type and click 'Scan Now'. The program will analyze the content of the drive that will take some time (depending on the size of your drive) and shows you the list of deleted files. If lost files are not in the search results, most likely they had been overwritten.

3. Recover files

Select the files you need to recover and click 'Recover Now'. Click 'Browse' to select the location where to save recovered files. Do not save recovered files to the same drive as it could overwrite the files you need to recover.

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