Monday, 16 January 2012
Nearly every computer user has had the unfortunate experience of mistakenly deleting important files in Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7 and emptying the Recycle Bin. Once the Recycle Bin has been emptied there is no native way within Windows to restore these files.
The deleted data may no longer be visible from within Windows Explorer as the reference to their location in directory structure is removed. The space once occupied now becomes available to write more data resulting in increased free space on your hard drive.
Fortunately this deleted data isn't gone for good. The deleted files can be restored, but this can ONLY be done if new data hasn't already overwritten the space once occupied by the previously deleted files.
Enter file recovery software. The list below contains five freeware programs that can recover permanently deleted files:
1. Recuva (Download)
2. Pandora Recovery (Download)
3. KickAss Undelete (Download)
4. Glary Undelete (Download)
5. FreeUndelete (Download)
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