Table of Contents
- Video Recovery
- SD Card Recovery
- Recycle Bin Recovery
- Recover Data from USB
- Recover Deleted Emails
- Hard Drive Not Showing Up in Windows
- Recover Unsaved Word Documents
- Recover Deleted Files in Windows 10
- Recover Files from Virus Infected Hard Drive
- Photo Recovery Software
- Recover Files from Formatted Hard Drive
Avast antivirus deleted not only viruses but also your very important personal files. We provide two effective solutions for you to recover deleted files by Avast antivirus software.
Solution 1: Restore Deleted Files from Avast Virus Chest
Avast Virus Chest is basically a place where Avast stores (potentially) dangerous files. Since the file is moved to Virus Chest it can’t do any harm to your computer. Also, it can’t be executed. If you want to recover files from Avast Virus Chest, follow the steps below:
- Step 1: Right-click on the Avast orange icon in the Windows system tray and open Avast UI
- Step 2: Go to "Protection" > "Virus Chest"
- Step 3: Select the wanted files and click "Restore"
Solution 2: Run Third-party Data Recovery Software to Recover Avast Deleted Files
Most people complain that the chance of deleted files recovery is small from the Avast virus chest. So, we give users the other choice - third-party data recovery software, which is simpler to handle but with a higher chance of successful recovery.
What we recommend here is EaseUS file recovery software. It's a renowned deleted, formatted, and virus-infected hard drive data recovery software which has helped millions of customers worldwide restore documents, pictures, photos, videos, music, emails and more file types with ease.
Files that are unexpectedly removed by antivirus program like Avast can be fully restored by it.
Step 1. Select the disk drive where you have lost files after using an anti-virus program and click "Scan".
Step 2. After the quick scan and deep scan, all the lost and deleted files on the selected drive should appear. You can try to locate the antivirus deleted items from the tree-view pane on the left, or use the "Filter" function to specify particular file formats, such as pictures, videos, emails, documents and so on. If you know the file name clearly, directly search the file in the Search box.
Step 3. Double-click a file will let you preview. After that, select the file(s) at one time and click "Recover". We suggest you select a different drive to save the recovered files to avoid data overwriting.
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Author Jean has been writing tech articles since she was graduated from university. She has been part of the EaseUS team for over 5 years. Her special focuses are data recovery, disk partitioning, data space optimization, data backup and Mac OS. By the way, she's an aviation fan!
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