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How To Find And Recover Your Lost Files In Hard Disk, USB Drive, Or Memory Card

What if your Digital Camera memory card gets accidently formatted? Or worse an important office file from your hard disk or USB drive gets deleted. Fret not, since these deleted files are still recoverable. DiskDigger is a free portable app that lets you recover all lost files of any type(image, document, video, data, etc).

Run the executable file and you will see the list of drives detected(both internal and external).

disk digger main window

Select a drive where you want to find your accidentally deleted or lost files and click Next. Now select the type of files that you want to search, if you have a memory card in which your photos got deleted you can select all image types instead of selecting all file types, this speeds up recovery process.

search lost files by type

You can also go to advanced settings where you can choose whether to skip bad sectors or not and also select the position of the drive to start recovery from. Once done, click Next and the recovery process will begin.

recover lost files

You can pause or cancel the process anytime. What makes this tool unique is the simplicity, portability, and it’s ability to preview the recovered files. It separates the recovered files by file type such as Images, Documents, and Audio/Video.

diskdigger recover image

Click Save to recover a file. The only downside is that you will have to manually recover the files one by one, there is no option to recover all files with a single click. Perhaps the developer should take notice of this problem, otherwise this tool is simply awesome. Enjoy!

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