Recovering lost data in a specific folder with Test disk

Recovering lost data in a specific folder with Test disk

  • Connect your computer to a high-speed internet connection.
  • Reach https://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Download website on your web browser.
  • Download the latest version of TestDisk that suits your computer's operating system and its version.
  • Install the executable version of the software program.
  • Run the TestDisk software. Select an appropriate location on the software window.
  • Select Proceed option and confirm it.
  • Select the Intel option and press Enter.
  • Choose the appropriate partition from which you need to recover the deleted files.
  • Choose the type of file extension with which you want to save the recovered files.
  • If you need to recover from a specific location, then select the Free option or else select the Whole option to extract the files from the whole partition.
  • Select the folder from which you want to save the recovered files.
  • Wait until the recovering process completes.
  • After a successful recovery, the TestDisk software prompts you to reboot the computer.
  • Select the OK button and confirm it.
  • After restarting your computer, you can access the recovered files.
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How to retrieve a deleted NTFS partition with TestDisk

  • Turn on the computer device and connect it with a network.
  • Enter https://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Download on your web browser.
  • On clicking the above link, you can directly land on the TestDisk download page.
  • Choose the Operating System of your computer and its version to download the TestDisk software.
  • On selecting the link, the file starts to download automatically.
  • Extract the compressed file to run the TestDisk executable.
  • Locate the testdisk_win.exe file in the Downloads folder and right-click on it.
  • Pick the Run as administrator option from the list of options.
  • A new data recovery window opens. Use the arrow buttons on the keyboard to select the Create to create a new log file.
  • All the hard disk will be displayed by mentioning the correct size by the TestDisk software.
  • Select the correct driver from which the data has been deleted.
  • Select the Proceed option and then tap the Enter key on the keyboard.
  • Next step is to detect the partition table type.
  • Usually, the TestDisk software auto-detects the type of the partition table.
  • Press Enter on the keyboard to proceed to the next step.
  • Select the Analyze option to inspect the current partition structure and look for the lost partition.
  • Press the Enter button to proceed.
  • Check with current partition structure list displayed on the screen. Inspect the missing partitions and errors from the existing partition structure.
  • If any partition is pointed twice or not shown, they must be corrupted or partition.
  • If you could not find the specific partition, perform Quick Search to proceed further.
  • TestDisk displays in search results.
  • Click the P button on the keyboard to list the files and then press Enter to move further.
  • When all the folders are listed, confirm the Backup BS option and press OK.
  • Wait until boot sector completely recovers the data. Once the data are retrieved, select the Quit option and press Enter.
  • When the TestDisk prompts, reboot your device to access the files. Select and confirm by pressing the OK option.

How to Recover lost data from a folder using TestDisk

  • Turn on the computer from which you need to recover the files from a deleted folder.
  • Provide internet access to your computer using a wired or wireless network.
  • Search and download the TestDisk recovery software from any web source.
  • Once the software file has been downloaded, install it properly on your computer device.
  • Run the executable file as administrator.
  • When the software program begins, select the Create option and confirm to create a new log file.
  • Choose the drive location from where you need to download the deleted files.
  • After selecting the storage location, select the Proceed option and hit the Enter key on the keyboard to proceed with the process.
  • When the TestDisk prompts you to select the type of partition, choose Intel and press Enter.
  • Click Analyze to find the deleted files.
  • If the file is not found in the specified location, proceed with the Quick Search option or Deep Search option.
  • Once the file is found, specify the destination folder where you need to store the recovered files.
  • Press Enter and proceed with the following steps.
  • Wait until the TestDisk completes the recovery process.
  • Once the recovery process has been done and the file is recovered, restart the computer to access the recovered files.

How to Retrieve my deleted movie folder with TestDisk

  • Ensure that you know the movie or file name and the storage location where the file has been saved.
  • Open the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser on your computer.
  • Go to the Official site of the TestDisk software to download the software program.
  • Determine the appropriate software program that suits your computer OS and its version and then download it to your computer.
  • Run the testdisk_win.exe file as an administrator.
  • Create a log file first by selecting the Create option on the software screen.
  • Confirm by clicking Proceed to move to the next step.
  • Select the partition type as Intel. Usually, the TestDisk software program automatically detects the kind of partition used on your computer.
  • After selecting the Intel option, move to the next step.
  • Select the location of the deleted file from which it has been deleted.
  • Once the storage has been selected, confirm it and proceed to the next step.
  • Choose the extension format with which you want to store the deleted files and then move to the next step.
  • Choose the file if it is listed. If the file name does not appear, then use the Quick Search or Deep search option to search for the deleted file.
  • Once the deleted file is detected, select the destination folder to save the file and then continue to the next step.
  • Wait for the TestDisk program to recover the deleted files.
  • Restart the computer once the recovery process completes.

how to Recover deleted folders from my HardDrive with TestDisk

  • Plug the external hard drive into your computer through a USB cable.
  • Turn the computer device to the active mode if it is not active already.
  • Pair the computer to a network with excellent internet speed.
  • Download the TestDisk software to your computer.
  • Complete the installation procedure and run the executable file as an administrator.
  • Select and confirm the Create option to create a log file.
  • Choose your computer’s partition type if it is not auto-detected.
  • Choose the hard drive location.
  • Select the partition location.
  • Wait for the TestDisk software program to detect the deleted file.
  • If your file name is shown in the list, select the Deep search option to analyze the file deeply.
  • Once the deleted file is detected, choose the destination folder to save the file.
  • Restart the computer to access the deleted files.