How to Undelete Excel Documents?

Summary: Have you accidentally deleted excel files which are important for you? And how will you do to recover deleted excel files from PC? Don't be panic! This article will talk about Microsoft Excel and tell you how to recover deleted excel documents under Windows or Mac system

Overview of excel documents

Microsoft Excel (full name Microsoft Office Excel) is a spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables and a macro programming language called VBA (Visual Basic for Applications). It has been a very widely applied spreadsheet for these platforms, especially since version 5 in 1993. Excel forms part of Microsoft Office. The last versions are Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for Windows and 2008 for Mac. In late 2009, Microsoft released the beta version of Microsoft Excel 2010. Now, Microsoft has released the full version of Microsoft Excel 2010 recently.

How to recover deleted excel files?

When you delete excel files from the computer and empty them from the Recycle Bin or Trash Bin, they would disappear from your computer. The excel contents would not be destroyed immediately. Windows or Mac will mark excel files for deletion and removes them from the file system database when you delete them. This doesn't mean they are immediately gone, and you still have a chance to undelete excel files.

In fact, when you delete a file, Windows or Mac will mark the space occupied by the file is listed as available space for storing new information.Therefore, if you need to recover deleted excel files, please donnot save new data into the space where you used to store the excel files so to prevent new data overwirte the deleted excel files. Then you can use an undelete software to help you retrieve deleted excel files.

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Recover deleted excel files with undelete software

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a powerful and office recovery software that can help you to undelete files, even if emptied the Recycle Bin under Windows. If you use Mac, you can also download the Mac version data recovery software to restore lost excel files.

Besides undeleting excel documents, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can recover other Microsoft Office documents, such as undelete word documents. The following is step-by-step instructions to undelete excel documents.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Select "Document" and click "Next" button to start your Excel file recovery job.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard tells to undelete excel.

Step 2. Select the disk where you lost your data and click "Scan" button, the software will quickly scan the selected disk to find all your lost Excel files. If you lost your partition, select "Lost Disk Drives" and "Scan" to continue the recovery process.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard tells to undelete excel and helps to choose volume where the excel files were.

Step 3. After scan, you can preview all the listed recoverable Excel files one by one and select out those you want. Then, click "Recover" button to get them back once. Here you should save all the recovered files on another disk to avoid data overwriting.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard tells to undelete excel and guides to restore found excel files.

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