How to Recover Kaspersky Deleted Files

What if you lost files after using Kaspersky or other antivirus software? Here are two ways to recover Kaspersky deleted files. You can check the recycle bin or use a third-party data recovery program - EaseUS data recovery software. It recovers documents, photos and other files easily.

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Kaspersky Deleted My Files Without Asking

Kaspersky is a kind of computer application that offers premium protection against viruses, malware, spam and other threats for your home or business. However, there are many cases reporting that Kaspersky deleted files by mistake. Here is an example:

"HELP! Kaspersky automatically deleted my files. It said there was too many rubbishes and asked me to clean up. I did so. But, when I tried to open my desktop files (Word and Excel), they were gone. It said there were viruses, but I know for sure they're not viruses! These are .doc, .docx, .xls files that I can't lose. What can I do?"

According to this issue, we provide two solutions to solve get back Kaspersky deleted files.

Solution 1. Restore Files from Recycle Bin

Recycle Bin is a place used to undelete files, so you can open it to see whether your deleted files are stored there.

Step 1: Go to the Recycle Bin. Check if the deleted file is still there.

If you don't know the name, look for files types such as .doc, .docx, .xls.

Step 2: Select the file and click "Restore" to recover files.

recover files from recycle bin

Solution 2. Recover Files with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

The most effective way to restore Kaspersky deleted files is to use data recovery software. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best data recovery software for Windows users. It recovers deleted files from HDD, SSD, USB or other devices. Besides, it has many other highlights:

Easy Operation Wide Compatibility High Quality
  • The new interface makes it extremely easy to start a recovery session. You do not need to have the technical background to use it.
  • It supports almost all Windows system such as Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP, and Windows Server 2019/2016/2012/2008/2003.
  • This software promises high quality of data recovery. It can fully scan the drive and will not bring any damage to the original data.

Here is the guide to recovering files deleted by antivirus. Download and install the software and follow the details:

Step 1. Select the disk drive where you have lost files after using an anti-virus program and click "Scan". 

recover files deleted by antivirus step 1

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.

recover files deleted by antivirus step 2

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.

recover files deleted by antivirus step 3

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Roxanne is one of the main contributors to EaseUS and has created multiple posts on digital devices like PCs, Mobile phones, tablets, Mac, etc. She loves to share ideas with people of the same interest.

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