How to recover the lost Excel files?
Recover the deleted and overwritten Excel files
If an Excel document is deleted, the easy recovery software - Data Recovery Wizard will scan the entire disk to find the contents of the deleted worksheet in previously saved copies or backup files. If the contents of the Excel document are overwritten, it will be regenerated from fragments of previously saved versions of the file. To search the lost office file, please refer the instruction.
To recover Excel files from a drive, please follow these steps:
Recover deleted and overwritten Excel files
If an Excel document is deleted, the Data Recovery Wizard will scan the entire disk to find the contents of the deleted worksheet in previously saved copies or backup files.
The Data Recovery Wizard supports all editions of Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/Windows 7, 8.
Recover Microsoft Excel 6.0, 95, 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007 documents.
Recover Excel documents that have been deleted or overwritten.
Recover Excel documents even from deleted partitions and formatted disks.
Supports all versions of FAT, NTFS, EXT2 and EXT3 file system.
If your excel files which you lost are stored in the volume, you can use this method to recover the files:
Note: If the Excel files are stored in the volume which you deleted or damaged, you should use the "Partition Recovery" to recover the files.
2. Select the file types you want to recover. Tick 'Search all lost files automatically' to find all lost file types.
3. You can see the list of all volumes found on your computer.
4. Choose the hard disk to be scanned and press the "NEXT" button.
5. This step will launch the Intelligent Searching interface to search the file system which has been used in this volume.
6. After this scanning is finished, you'll see file/folder tree.
7. You can click "Find file by name" or "Search files" to see search office document and right click to preview the excel file.
Caution: Saving file(s) to the partition or drive where you are recovering data, for it may result in overwriting data and permanent data loss!
Please see "Complete Recovery" for more details.
The trial version of Data Recovery Wizard gives you a much fairer idea about chances of data recovery from your hard disk before deciding upon the purchase. How to continue trial version's recovery without rescanning by full version?