Digital Media Recovery: How to Recover Lost Digital Media File

How Can I Recover Deleted Digital Media File?

Hey, my little daughter accidentally deleted some digital media files from my external hard drive. They are some photos and videos. Unfortunately I don’t have any backup of them. Is there a way that I can restore them? They’re so precious for me. Please help me!

Nowadays, digital media like videos, photos and songs plays a very important role in our daily life. However, digital media can still be lost from your computer, digital camera or storage devices because of deletion, formatting, corruption, virus attack or even system error. Don’t panic! You’re likely to recover lost digital media file as long as it’s not overwritten by new data.

To recover digital media file, you need firstly stop putting any new data to your drive or storage device and then find a reliable digital media recovery program for help. I would like to recommend Wondershare Data Recovery, or Wondershare data recovery for mac for you. This ultimate application enables you to recover all kinds of digital media files from your computer’s drive or other storage device, including videos, photos and audio files.

The program is fully compatible with Windows PC and Mac devices. You can download a trial version to recover digital media file now!

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Perform Digital Media Recovery in 3 Steps

Here let’s start Digital media recovery with Windows version. If you have a Mac, you can process the recovery in same steps with Mac version.

Step 1 Select a recovery mode to recover lost digital media file

After installing and running Wondershare Data Recovery program on your computer, you need to select a recovery mode to begin.

To recover lost digital media file, “Lost File Recovery” mode can be a nice try.

Note: If you are going to recover digital media file from your computer, you need to install the program on other drives/partitions on your computer. Besides, you need to connect your storage device with your computer if digital media is lost from it.

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Step 2 Scan partition/drive to look for lost digital media file

Here you only need to select the partition/drive where your digital media file was lost from and click “Start” button to let the program scan it.

“Enable Deep Scan” option helps to scan formatted digital media file from your device.

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Step 3 Recover lost digital media files

Found files on the scanned partition/drive will be list in “File Type” or “Path” category. You can view file names or preview images to check how many of lost digital media files can be recovered.

Then you can select your lost digital media files and click “Recover” button to save them on your computer.

Note: You can’t save the recovered digital media file to its original location to avoid data overwritten.

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Jan 13,2016 13:53 pm / Posted by Alice MJ to Recover

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