The dreaded moment that you first realize that a file you need is gone. Gone from where it was and deleted from the recycle bin too! Fortunately for you, there is a way to recover your deleted files, even if they have been deleted from the recycle bin.
Now watch the video tutorial on how to do this.
Here is the link to the software you will need:
Get Recuva Undelete Software
NOTE: Remember to get the portable version and save the file to your flash drive.
There are some really great alternatives if for some reason you don’t like Recuva. You can try the following software (free alternatives) to help you recover your deleted files:
Pandora is another easy to use free alternative that has a great recovery wizard. Similar to the Recuva general scan option, Pandora has an advanced surface scan option that recovers quite a bit of files in common extensions, like .doc, .jpgs etc. The downside with Pandora is that it requires that the user install the software on the hard drive which will affect the recovery chances of files. As mentioned in the video, you should attempt to not use your computer and this includes browsing the web as temp files are stored on your machine during web browsing.
Get Pandora Recovery
This software has a marvelously easy to understand interface that also is available for Mac users and Windows users. Disk Drill is a great data recovery program that is as the others shown above, is very easy and straightforward to use.
The site brags about the software being able to recover data from virtually any storage device – USBs, memory cards, external and internal hard drives of various types and more! There is a preview feature available for images that you can use prior to recovery. Like the other software data recover options above, it also allows for light/quick scan and deep scan options.