Technology Implementations: Data Recovery Services
If a file has been accidentally deleted, it may be recoverable!
When you delete a file, its filename is only marked for deletion. The file still exists on your hard drive. The space that it occupied is now available to be overwritten.
If you suspect that a file you needed has been deleted, you can increase the likelihood of recovery by:
- Don't attempt to find the file. The disk activity performed may overwrite the file or files you are attempting to recover.
- Don't shut down properly. We would normally never tell you to do this, but just SHUT OFF the power. When you perform a Shut Down or logoff properly, the computer closes its temporary files used by the operating system.
- Don't install your own over-the-counter file recovery software. Doing so may overwrite the same files you are trying to salvage!
In addition to recovering deleted files, we can also send your hard drive to a laboratory which may be able to recover crashed hard disks.
Give us a call. We will attempt to recover the file using the most sophisticated methods available.
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