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How to Recover Data Deleted by Robocopy /MIR Command

Updated on Nov 02, 2018 by Abby Haines to Data Recovery


Deleted important files after using Robocopy /MIR command? Here is an available solution to recover data deleted by Robocopy /MIR command: recover deleted files using third-party data recovery software.

Robocopy/MIR command deleted my files - how can I recover them?

"I've just re-organized my hard drives and I've tried to mirror a whole directory tree to a  target to backup my files using Robocopy/MIR command. 

But during the process, I accidentally selected a wrong target folder and the robocopy has consequently deleted entire folders of important data. The files aren't in the recycle bin. Can somebody tell me how to recover files & folders deleted by robocopy /MIR command?"

Steps to recover data deleted by robocopy /MIR command

When you mistakenly deleted some important files using Robocopy/MIR command, you might be urgent to get them back. But, as we know, Robocopy doesn't have any type of "undo" capability. Then, how can you recover data deleted by Robocopy /MIR command? Actually, you can try to recover deleted files using third-party data recovery software with ease.

EaseUS file recovery software is recommended for its powerful data recovery capacity. No matter how you get your files lost, you can try to get them back as long as the disk partition is unharmed and still visible in Explorer and Windows Disk Management. EaseUS data recovery software is the most efficient and easiest way to recover data deleted by robocopy /MIR command. So, we introduce it as the recommended solution. People always like to try easy things first, right? We really hope it is helpful! 

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard recovers deleted files and folders on your computer/laptop hard drive, externally connected USB flash drive or micro SD card by scanning all over its storage unit, and the overall process of searching for and finding the deleted items is done as follows.

Step 1. Specify a location: is it a local hard drive disk or a removable storage device from which the files were deleted? Choose the exact file location and then click the Scan button.

select a location and click scan

Step 2. Scan the entire storage device: it's a critical step for EaseUS file recovery software to search for lost data as much as possible. Soon you should see a quick scan result called "Deleted files" appears. That's where all deleted files and folders were kept.

scan deleted files

Step 3. Preview files and recover: in the "Deleted files", find the wanted files by following its file paths. Or, you can use the "Filter" feature to locate the abandoned files quickly. Double-click the data allows you to preview its entirety. At last, choose all target files and click the Recover button.

select files and click recover

Never forget to check all the scan results in each tab for deleted files. The "Guess you recover" part is very hopeful for the recovery of files that have lost names and file paths after deletion.