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Does anyone know such as free program?

by Corinne746 / July 28, 2013 3:02 PM PDT

Hello! This is my issue:
I accidentally deleted some documents on my laptop and these were needed for school. I'd been searched for several days on how to recover them back from my PC. I had tried some free data recovery programs. But, they were not so efficient! Does anyone know such as free program? Any idea could be appreciated!

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I can help you!
by Karol0000 / July 29, 2013 5:01 PM PDT

What do you mean by "they were not so efficient!"?

These data recovery programs could not work or didn't restore your wanted files back completely?

In my experiences, there are indeed some data recovery freeware on the internet, which could even work better than some paid ones, such as Recuva, iCare Data recovery Free and TestDisk, etc. Have you tried them all?

If these free ones really make no sense, you may ask for a professional service, though that may cost a lot.

Hope this works for you!

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Thank you very much!
by Corinne746 / July 31, 2013 12:58 PM PDT
In reply to: I can help you!

Thank you very much!
I have tried all your recommended data recovery freeware. In fact, I have tried Recuva before reading your answer.
But, all these restored files cannot be opened. I don't know why! That's what I mean by "they were not so efficient".
So, I directly tried the flowing two recovery freeware on the list. They work perfectly. But, only the second one has successfully restored all my data back and all the restored data could be opened.
Thank you very much!

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Why is efficiency an issue here?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 29, 2013 2:08 AM PDT

It's free and why does it matter if it's efficient? As in time or speed? All that matters is if it worked and -> more importantly <- did you stop using that laptop drive? When you are recovering files you would NEVER EVER install software or continue booting from said drive. I'm leaving it to you to answer why.

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OK! Thank you for your prompt answer!
by Corinne746 / July 30, 2013 1:19 PM PDT

OK! Thank you for your prompt answer! I will try your recommended data recovery freeware latter.
Thank you very much!

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