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(Solved) - how does file recovery programs work?

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  • Started 4 years ago by vignesh4303
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HI all,

in windows whenever we used to delete an folder using shift+delete the files would be deleted permanently,the remains would be there at some of the folder named $recyler how does file recovery tools pick the particular deleted file and recover it?its common topic on windows os platform,so i choose windows xp as basic section...

thanks in advance

Posted 4 years ago
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vignesh4303, hi.

Look HERE.

Accepted Answer · Posted 4 years ago
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Speaking of data recovery, many users will feel mysterious. In fact, it's nothing mysterious. The principle of data recovery is very simple. When we delete files, system actually doesn't really delete them but only marks deletion labels on them so that we can't see the deleted files.

To recover deleted information, we need to use data recovery software to get rid of deletion labels on the files before deleted files are overwritten. Thus system can display those files

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