Recover My Files provides two main search options for data recovery when you start the the product; Recover Files and Recover a Drive.
The Recover Files option for data recovery will generally apply in situations where the disk drive (or storage media concerned) is working correctly but you need to recover deleted files that have been accidentally deleted.
|To Recover deleted files accidentally deleted by a user|
|Recovering files that have been emptied from the Recycle Bin|
|For recovering files that have been deleted but bypassed the Recycle Bin by using Shift-Del|
|For recovering lost files|
|To recover files that have been deleted by a virus|
|Recovering files that have been lost after a program or application crash.|
The Recover Drive option for data recovery is generally used when a disk drive (or storage media) has been corrupted or formatted.
|To recover data and files after an accidental disk format|
|For recovering files after a Window re-install|
|Recover data after a system restore|
|To recover data and files from a disk with a corrupt or missing drive letter|
|When files cannot be read on a disk because the drive is seen as RAW|
More Information on Using Recover My Files:
User Guide Part 1 : Overview of Recover My Files
User Guide Part 2 : Recover My Files Search Options
User Guide Part 3 : Using Recover My Files for File Recovery
User Guide Part 4 : Using Recover My Files for Drive Recovery
User Guide Part 5 : Preview and Recover Deleted Files
Remember to save and install the Recover My Files data recovery program to a different drive than the one you need to recover data from if possible.