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Overwritten CCTV File Recovery: How Can I Recover CCTV/DVR Files?

Updated on Oct 17, 2018 by Brithny to Data Recovery


Can overwritten CCTV files be recovered? Is it possible to recover ovewritten CCTV data? You can get all of the answers here in this post. Read on and recover CCTV files now.

Can we recover a CCTV's DVR videos that were overwritten?

Most people have this kind of question: can deleted CCTV files be recovered? Is it possible to recover overwritten CCTV or DVR data? 

There is absolutely very less chance to recover CCTV’s DVR videos that were overwritten. They are overwritten by another video and erased from the hard disc. You can recover videos which are existing in the hard disc even if the hard disk is damaged to a certain extent. 

But if the hard drive is not completely overwritten then there is still a chance to recover deleted video from CCTV camera hard drive.

How to recover/restore overwritten CCTV file recovery?

If your CCTV HDD is not completely overwritten, you can restore lost CCTV/DVR data with the help of EaseUS file recovery software. It allows you to effectively recover deleted, formatted, lost or erased CCTV files on the hard drive, SD card or USB etc storage devices within 3 simple steps.

recover overwritten or deleted CCTV files with EaseUS.

Follow the guide below, restore the deleted, erased, overwritten or lost important video recordings on CCTV/DVR hard drive or SD card.

Since the situation that data has been overwritten is more complex. We cannot guarantee that it is 100% helpful to retrieve overwritten files. Therefore, please download our trial version for a try first. If you find what you have lost on the result page, you can buy this software and save them to a safe place. If not, I am afraid this tool can not help you.

A step-by-step guide to recover overwritten/deleted CCTV files

Step 1. Launch EaseUS data recovery software, select the disk from which you want to recover data and click "Scan" to search for all the lost and existing CCTV files on the disk.

scan the deleted or overwritten CCTV files on the HDD

Step 2. A quick scan will start first. After it completed, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more CCTV/DVR files.

preview the lost CCTV files

Step 3. After the scan, choose the lost data found by this recovery tool and click "Recover" button to retrieve them back. Here, you'd better save all the recovered CCTV/DVR files on a different drive or device in case of data recovery failure.

select the overwritten or deleted CCTV or DVR files and recover them.