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Recover Deleted Files

Recover Deleted Files
Now Where Did I Put That File


In a hurry to recover your data ?
Follow these tips for safe recovery of your data.

  • Do not write anymore data to the drive you need to recover.
  • Do not download and install software on a drive needing recovery
  • Data Recovery Software can access HDD, SSD, Network Drives and memory sticks connected to a PC , Laptop or Server.
  • Only run software from a computer that can be used to run the recovery.
  •  Refer to the frequently asked questions if you are not familiar with DR software.
  • Use the Free Demo of data recovery software to scan for deleted, formatted or inaccessible files.
  • After the scan has completed, confirm the missing files are available.

  • I guess we have all been there at one stage or another. You have been working on an important project, business proposal or even spent days and sometimes weeks writing an academic paper and all of a sudden the file is no longer there and panic sets in.

    You check your deleted files with no luck and do a full search on your computer but the file or folder has simply vanished. In all probability the file is still on your hard disk but for some reason cannot be found which may be the first signs of a degraded drive.

    Much as we would like to believe a hard drive will not last forever but has a definitive life expectancy which is often referred to as a mean time between failures (MTB). MTB can often be used as a reference to a drive future reliability and calculations would put expected drive failures at less than 0.1 percent.

    A question often asked is how long should a hard drive be expected to last before requiring replacement?

    This is a very difficult question to answer and also opens up a whole host of other factors that need to be taken into consideration as well.

    The actual usage of the hard disk will play a large part in your decision for example a hard drive used in a low use machine may last 5 years or longer as the drive is not being used very much at all or only stores a relatively small amount of data.

    Pretty much the same could be said for a mid usage machine as well for example a pc used for office  work or accounts perhaps. So you may never experience drive degradation or drive failure.

    But if your system is used for extreme gaming, computer aided design, Digital content creation or virtual prototyping then the hard disk will be working massively harder than in the previous two scenario's so it would only be expected that true life expectancy would be a lot shorter.


High end computer users using high end applications will often have a much shorter expected life of their system, and desktop refresh tends to be around 3 years or so to avoid disk failure and to keep them at the cutting edge of computing productivity which is important for a business.

If a hard working drive's life were to be extended then it would be reasonable to see an increasing ramp up in disk failures over time or drive degradation.

The time between desktop refreshes is often stretched during difficult economic climates but this is not without the greater risk of critical data loss due to failed or degraded drives especially where there is no disaster recovery plan in place.

Businesses stretching there refresh policies would be advised to ensure they have adequate desktop or online data backup protocols in place to be on the safe side.

Another prime factor affecting the longevity of the drive is of course disk maintenance. If your hard drive is allowed to become fragmented then it will have to work an awful lot harder to pick up information and in extreme cases of hard disk fragmentation drives can get very stressed to the point of failure.

You should be able to recover a deleted file or a lost file provided you have not overwritten the sector with additional data, so if the file is really important try not to write anything else to the drive, and avoid the temptation to use data recovery software for important files.

Your local data recovery services company will be able to help with all your file recovery and hard drive recovery needs and will do there utmost to ensure the original data integrity is maintained.