How to Recover Files Deleted by CCleaner
There are various PC cleaning applications available that aim to clear junk files out of your computer system, preferably with only one-click. But if you just go ahead and clean whatever files as the application tells you to, you might end up deleting something you still need. To avoid this, you can check the settings to make sure that the cleaning application is going to delete only what you absolutely don’t need.
Temp files, for example, often eat up many drive space and are the primary targets for many cleaning software. They are created to hold information temporarily while a file is being created. After the program has been saved, the temporary file should be deleted. Temp files may appear on the hard drive beginning with a tilde character (~) and ending with a .TMP extension. These may be temporary files created by Windows that remain on the hard drive due to an irregular exit from a Windows session.
Many applications come with Auto-Recovery feature, which enables users to recover from previous temp files in the event of an unexpected crash or power outage, such as .asd files from Microsoft Word and .temp files from Adobe Photoshop. In short, some temporary files can be used to help recover lost data if the program is abnormally halted without saving.
How to Recover Files Deleted by PC Cleaning Software
If your cleaning application such as CCleaner deleted all the temp files for you, and you find you may still need some of them, do not panic. With the right data recovery tool and prompt action, you can get the deleted temp files back. Prompt action is very important because if you continue to use the computer, new temp files will be created and possibly overwrite the space where the old files took. When files get overwritten, the chances are slim that they can be successfully recovered. This applies to not only temp files but all the data recovery situations. A highly recommended, professional data recovery software is also very important when attempting to recover deleted files. Here we recommend H Data Recovery Software. H Data Recovery Software is proven very effective to restore files from deletion, emptied recycle bin, formatted hard drives, crashed partitions, USB flash drives, and various other flash memory devices…
Step 1. Launch H Data Recovery Software and select “Deleted Your files Accidentally” module.
Step 2. Select the partition where your files used to be before they get deleted. If you wish to recover files on Desktop, choose partition (C:). Click Next to start the scan process.
If you are not sure where the files were stored, try “Universal Recovery”. It is a special module that deep scans and locates all deleted files.
Step 3. When scanning is done, you will be able to see all the files that can be recovered. Check the files you wish to recover and click next to start the recovering process. You will be asked to choose a directory to save these recovered files. Please note that it is recommended to save the newly recovered files to another drive or partition other than their original to avoid potential overwriting.