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PCBooster Free File Recovery
PCBooster Free File Recovery
Recover Deleted Files Safely & Completely
  • Recover deleted files of any formats;
  • Recover from all storage devices;
  • Recover lost photos, music & movies;
  • Filter by file name, part of filename or file extension;
  • Compatible with Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10;
  • Free & easy to use. No hidden cost, no nothing!
Quick Guide for File Recovery

FAQ
Q01: What is data recovery?

A: Data recovery is the process of retrieving back data from the damaged media by the recovery experts. The damage to the storage media can be categorized in to physical damage and logical damage. The data is retrieved back by recovery experts after determining the type of the damage caused to the storage media.

Q02: What is the probability of file recovery?

A: Probability or chances of data recovery is reduced to great extent if the damaged device is mishandled or any attempt made personally to retrieve the data. Launching the unnecessary program, restarting the computer or any activity taking place on the damaged hard drive may make the lost data irrecoverable forever. Using a conventionally data recovery technique or handing over the damaged device to a reputed data recovery company avoids wasting time, effort and money resulting in quicker data recovery with higher probability of success.

Q03: Which reason causes the data file lost?

A: The Cause of file lost includes File was corrupt and deleted by scan disk; "Shift + Delete"; operation deleted files, partition error writing, unintentional formatting, accidentally deletion, false backup, virus attack, Hackers Attack, conversion error, partition logic error, logical bad sectors of hard drives, physical damage of hard drives, partition table lost, and more other reson.

Q04: How to recover lost & missing data & files from formatted hard drive?

A: When you reformat or format your hard disk drive, accidentally, will be lost some data or files, for example: documents, letters, statements, etc., if a drive is accidental quick and complete and full formatted, you can select the hard drive to scan. If you have written a lot of data to the formatted external hard drive, just select the external hard drive.

Q05: I have deleted very important information. What should I do to keep it safe from corruption?

A: It is VERY IMPORTANT. You do not create, modify, or edit data on the drive that your lost data resides on. This includes, but is not limited to, installing new software to the drive, running software on the drive (including your operating system), or creating new files. This file activity may cause partial or even permanent loss of your deleted data.


If your lost data resides on your C: it is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED you perform your file recovery by physically removing the C: drive from your computer and attaching it as a slave on another computer and then performing the file recovery using that other computer. Please consult your computer manufacturer for assistance configuring hard drives in this manner.

Q06: I cannot open the recovered files with software program applicable to the type of the file recovered. Why?

A: Your files were overwritten by other data. In this case there is no way to retrieve the data.

Q07: Why are the digital photos lost easily?

A: I think that losing photos from digital camera is a common problem for most people. The data lost due to various reasons such as: Press delete or format button on digital camera by mistake. Switching off the camera during the write or read process. Unplugging the memory cards when the write or read process is not over. Taking photos or videos when the camera is lack of power. Memory card is attacked by virus.

Q08: What are the recovered .$EFS files?

A: These files are packed raw encrypted files that will be imported into a new NTFS file during saving. If the importing was successful, these files will be deleted automatically. You may save your files to a NTFS volume if the file could not be imported (because it was not saved to a NTFS volume).

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