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What to do when data is lost?

 
Data loss is a very sad thing but what is more important is that how to get the missing data back. We must to pay attention to something to avoid further loss of data. If data has been lost, please stop all operations to your computer to avoid some possible disk written. Because a lot of temporary files will be generated by these operations, and the lost data may be written by these temporary files. In that way we can use data recovery software to recover the data efficiently.
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How to prevent data loss?

 
Important documents must be backup. Finally, if you are unfortunate encounter on such situations: files have been deleted, disk was formatted, data lost or damaged by virus,use data recovery software to recover it.

How to recover deleted files?

When a file is deleted by Shift+Delete from your computer or emptied from Recycle Bin, just the file entry is erased from your computer, its contents isn't immediately destroyed, Windows simply marks the hard drive space as being available for use so that you can write new files. If you manage to start an undelete process before Windows uses that part of the hard drive to write a new file, all you have to do is set that flag back to "on" and you get the file. Obviously, the sooner you try to recover a deleted file, the more successful you'll be.
The built-in Deleted File Recovery module of GiliSoft Data Recovery software can do the job for you. It can get deleted files back even if you have emptied the recycle bin or delete the files by Shift+Delete. Deleted file recovery is the basic recovery module for every data recovery utility, but the free data recovery software - we can do it better and more easily. It searches the partition for deleted files in a flash. The easy recovery tool takes only several steps to recover deleted files..

How to recover lost word files?

Recover lost word file due to deletion or overwritten operations.
Click the "Data Recovery" button on the main window.
Select the drive where your word files, click "Next". It will analyze the drive and then show you.
Type ".doc" or ".docx" in the search box, then click "Search" button to find the lost word files
Select your lost word documents, then recover them.
Recover lost word file in a formatted drive or in a deleted partition.
Click the "Lost Partition Recovery" button on the main window.
Choose your formatted drive on the "Format Recovery" window, and then click "Next>".
It will analyze every sector on the selected volume and then then you'll see the searched recovery result of lost data. Type ".doc" or ".docx" in the search box, then click "Search" button to find the lost word files.
Select the files or directory that you want to recover.

How to recover data from a formatted drive ?

Download and install Gilisoft Data Recovery on your computer. Run and choose "Data Recovery" module.
Select the formatted drive which you want to recover data from and click Next to scan the lost data from formatted drive.
The found files will be displayed on search result window, select the files you expect and click Recover to save them. You can also right click the selected photo or document and select Preview to preview file.

How to recover data from a lost/deleted partition?

Download and install Gilisoft Data Recovery on your computer. Run and choose "Lost Partition Recovery" module.
Select the hard drive where you lost partition and click Next to scan lost partition.
After the lost partition is found, please select it and then click Next to scan data from this lost partition. And recover data from lost partition.

How to recover lost data from SD card?

Connect the SD card to your computer and then launch GiliSoft Data Recovery.
Run and choose "Data Recovery" module.
Select the SD card and then click Next to continue.
The found files will be displayed on search result window, select the files you expect and click Recover to save them. You can also right click the selected photo or document and select Preview to preview file.

How to recover lost data from RAW drive?

Install and launch Gilisoft Data Recovery.
Select "Lost Partition Recovery" and then click Next to continue, Gilisoft Data Recovery will check the related file system information and fix corrupted file system.
Check the files in RAW drive before fixing Windows 10 RAW drive issue.
Click "Fix Drive" to recover Windows 10 RAW drive or switch to Data Recovery Mode and then recover data from RAW drive in Windows 10.

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