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Help me recover files plz


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Jessamycc

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My Boss ran Avast on our work computer & then deleted our data software we use to create customer contracts (File Maker Pro 15) because he said there was malware or something. Ive read that we can easily recover these deletions by using a recovery software. Can I get some recommendations please?

Easy is the key word. My boss is in his 70s & not too computer savvy.

Please & thank you!
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UnloosedCake

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I'm not going to suggest any specific programs as I don't want it to seem as though myself (or G2G) is suggesting the use of them over anything else, but I will tell you that there are a multitude of file recovery programs available on the Internet, the issue you face is whether or not Avast deleted the file fully or if it just erased the memory pointers.

 

Effectively, sometimes when you 'delete' things, all your computer does is forget where it put them. On the flip side, sometimes when things are deleted, their contents are written over with either garbage data or all 0's, and then the computer makes itself forget where it put the file. If the computer simply forgot where the file was stored, that's fixable, the other case... not so much.

 

Best of luck!


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KingPinJ

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Well, accidentally deleting a file on your Mac is an easy mistake and losing important information due to a hard drive issue, accidental deletion, file corruption or even virus infection (if there is) can be pretty stressful. Whether the file is unnoticeably dragged to trash and deleted or in your case, your boss being not so tech-savvy deleted them, right now, lost files are no longer a big deal as long as the right retrieval program is available. Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery program is a simple yet effective way to take control and quickly recover erased files on your Mac. This handy piece of software can recover deleted files Mac in just a few clicks. 

 
This easy-to-follow video tutorial will walk you through the steps how you can effectively do Mac recover deleted files even if you're not technically inclined. The tutorial is newbie friendly and specially made for those who are not that tech-savvy (like your boss) so you can learn how to recover data even if you are not a computer technician. You'll just have to act fast though because every change made on the hard drive overwrites deleted information. A removed file is not truly gone until overwritten with new data since only the storage location is eliminated from the address table. However, as you continue to make changes, the higher the risk of not being able to retrieve a deleted file. Take action now with Stellar Phoenix Mac File Recovery!

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