[WEBINAR] Application Acceleration: Faster Performance for End Users

Deleted File Recovery

Definition - What does Deleted File Recovery mean?

Deleted file recovery is the process of recovering and restoring data and files that are deleted deliberately or accidentally by a user or through a virus/malware. It enables users to recover the same instance of a file that was deleted from the computer or storage device.

Deleted file recovery is also known as undeleting files.

Techopedia explains Deleted File Recovery

Deleted file recovery primarily refers to recovering deleted files that were emptied from the recycle bin of the computer, or lost their system formatting. Typically, in computer storage, data usually is not erased from the drive, even after emptying the recycle bin and disk formatting. Instead, for each file/data that is deleted or formatted, the storage drive removes the access to that location, and marks it as available for future data storage needs.

The deleted file recovery process can still access that data until any new data has been overwritten on that location. Deleted file recovery is done through a data or deleted file recovery software.

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
"Techopedia" on Twitter

Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud
Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud:
The Path to Hybrid Cloud: Intelligent Bursting To Amazon Web Services & Microsoft Azure
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.