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- Recover Data from USB
- Recover Deleted Emails
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- Recover Deleted Files in Windows 10
- Recover Files from Virus Infected Hard Drive
- Best Free Photo Recovery Software
- Recover Files from Formatted Hard Drive
"I scanned my USB pen drive and Avast found some virus. I chose the action "Move to Chest" but it was unsuccessful. So I chose the action "Delete". But now many files were deleted. Can I recover them?"
Suppose you get a virus and then try to remove it from your computer, USB drive, pen drive, SD card or other devices using antivirus software. But finally, your files get deleted while removing the virus. This is a common case for users who lost data after Antivirus scan. Don't worry! Antivirus deleted data recovery is possible. There are two ways to do the job.
Method 1. Recover Files Deleted by Antivirus from Quarantine
Quarantine is a function of antivirus software that automatically isolates infected files on a computer's hard disk. Files put in quarantine are no longer capable of infecting their hosting system. When you move the files to the Chest or the Quarantine, you can easily get the file back. If you want to restore your deleted file then:
- Step 1: Open your Antivirus program
- Step 2: Click on "Menu"
- Step 3: Click on "Quarantine" or "Virus Chest". Find your desired file and select it.
At the bottom of the antivirus there should be a "Restore" button, just click on it and your file will be restored. Also, you can right-click the file and select "restore". Here, we take the recovery from Avast Antivirus as an example:
Method 2. Retrieve Data Using EaseUS Data Recovery Software
If method 1 fails to perform Antivirus deleted files recovery, try the second way - recover files deleted by antivirus using EaseUS file recovery software. It can help you recover deleted files from virus infected hard drive, memory card, USB flash drive, SD card, and pen drive, etc. What's more, it can do the following things for you:
- Recover deleted, formatted, and inaccessible data in different data loss situations.
- Recover photos, audio, music, and emails from any storage effectively, safely and completely.
- Recover data from the recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera, and camcorder.
Download this data recovery software to get back lost files as soon as possible.
Step 1. Select the desired data location.
Select the location where you have lost files after using an anti-virus program. For example, if you lost files from C drive after using the anti-virus program, then you should select C drive.
Step 2. Let the software scan and find the anti-virus deleted files
Click "Scan" to generate a Tree-view of all the recoverable files. Mostly, the deleted files removed by antivirus will be generated in the Deleted Files folder. If you don't see them, try to locate them in the Lost Files folder.
Step 3. Recover the anti-virus deleted files.
The "Filter" option provides a quick way to your wanted files, click the option if you have difficulty in finding the desired files. Then, click "Recover" to recover lost files.
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