HOW TO RECOVER LOST FILES WITH PHOTOREC?

HOW TO RECOVER DELETED FILES FROM A GIVEN DIRECTORY WITH PHOTOREC?

  • Download and install the Photorec application from the TestDisk package and Follow the simple steps to Recover Lost Files with PhotoRec
  • The screen opens displaying the drives present in the system.
  • You need to select the disk or drive from where the files got deleted.
  • Select the partition and click on the Search link to start the recovery process.
  • Use the Options link to alter the options.
  • Select File Opt to modify the list of files recovered by Photorec.
  • The application will start searching the files from the whole partition or unallocated space.
  • Make sure that you select the Whole Partition option to recover deleted files from a given directory.
  • Select a location to save the restored file.
  • Wait until the recovery process is complete.
Recover Lost Files with PhotoRec

TO RECOVER DELETED FILES FROM HARD DISK WITH PHOTOREC

To Recover Lost Files with PhotoRec from a hard disk, you need to access your PC via an administrator account.

PHOTOREC TO RECOVER ACCIDENTALLY DELETED FILES

RECOVERING DELETED FILES ON EXTERNAL CD WITH PHOTOREC

To recover the deleted files from an external CD-ROM, you need to log into your system via the administrator account. Open the Photorec application by using the commands based on your OS.

  • Launching the software will automatically list the disk/drive synced with your system. Make use of the cursor keys to select the drive that contains the deleted files.
  • The next screen will ask you to select the source partition. Once you have selected it, choose among the options at the bottom and head to the next step. The Search link will start the recovery process, the Options link will allow you to alter the selection, and with the File Opt, you can modify the list of file types retrieved.
  • After validating your selection by clicking the Search option, the application will ask you to choose between the partition or unallocated space to analyze. Recover Lost Files with PhotoRec, you need to select the Free space option.
  • Select another directory to save your files after recovery. To avoid over-writing, make sure that you do not select the one from where you are retrieving it. A summary is displayed after the restoration is complete.