If you delete files from USB drive, pen drive or a memory card attached to your computer the deleted data is not moved to the recycle bin instead it will be removed instantly. This is annoying and could be unknown to many users.
The Windows recycle bin does not manages the external removable devices and hence users must not rely on the recycle bin for holding up the deleted data temporarily as this can prove fatal and eventually could lead to loss of crucial data.
Recovering lost or deleted is simple with Undelete software. We have highlighted few simple steps to recover deleted data from external removable USB devices.
Few simple steps to recover deleted files
How to use this software?
Step 1: Launch the application, by double clicking the desktop shortcut or by selecting the icon from the Programs list in the Start Menu. The Main Screen is displayed as shown in Figure 1. From the main screen, select the "Recover Photos" option to retrieve Recycle Bin data as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Application Main Screen
Step 2: From the next window, select the "Recover Deleted Photos" option to manually select the USB drive from the list of logical drives and recover deleted files from USB drive.
Step 3: Once you click on "Recover Deleted Photos", the list of detected logical drives are displayed as shown in Figure 2. Select the USB drive which is displayed as a logical drive and proceed with the recovery process.
Figure 2: Select USB Drive
Step 4: Select the appropriate file format and search for files based on their unique signature as shown in Figure 3. You can alternatively skip this step and continue with the scanning process by selecting the "Skip" option.
Figure 3: Select File Type
Step 5: Once you select the file type and click on "Next", the software starts scanning the selected USB drive for the deleted files. On completion of the scanning process, the software displays the recovered files. The recovered files can be viewed using the Data View or the File Type View option as shown in Figure 4. You can use the "Preview" option to preview the recovered files and to evaluate the recovery results.
Step 6: You can use the "Save Recovery Session" option to save the scanned information of a session. You can later purchase the full version of the software, activate it and use the "Open Recovery Session" option to load the scan information and continue with saving the recovered files, without having to rescan the entire USB drive
Figure 4: View Recovered Files
Note: Save the recovered data to another healthy drive / partition. Never download or store new data to the drive from where you want to recover your deleted data.