Working with Found Data

Working with the Data Recovery Wizard's file/folder tree is simple - you can walk thru the tree, check subfolders and preview contents of files.
Main goal here is to select all files and folders you want to recover. You might see the files have two colors. About this situation, please read the FAQ.

Maximize the Data Recovery Wizard application window now; get more details on files and folders you are going to recover.
There are 2 important folders in recovered virtual file system - "Lost files" and "Raw Files".  Be sure to check both of them, sometimes, recovered files will be placed here.

You can walk thru folder tree in the left pane, seeing subfolders and files in the right pane, with the name, size, files count, date and time.  

When you choose one file, you can right click the file. And then you will find an option Recovery. With this function, you will be allowed to directly save this file to the appointed directory.

After scanning, the program will list all the files which were found in the right pane of the interface. To check the files clearly, you can press "File Type" to reorder the files by their extensions.
Headers of columns are clickable; you can change sorting order for the list of files by clicking header of the column.  

You can search for files and find file by name with buttons on the upside of the Data Recovery Wizard application window.

Find file by name

With thousands of files and directories to view, it may be difficult to find a particular file in a tree display. The Find File by Name option makes much easier for you to find the file you need. This option is modeled after some of the most popular Windows programs make it very easy to use by viewing in the directory tree display.
If you are looking for files with a specific name, you can enter a character string, either with or without using Match Case or Whole Word. The Data Recovery Wizard will guide you to visit each file which matches what you enter until you find what you want. And this function will not lose the file tree structure.

Searching Files

The features of Searching Files allow you to filter the files you are interested in and it will list in down-pull menu. You can filter the files by the condition of file name, part of file name or file mask. The Where to Search function will make more convenient for you to search files in a certain scale.
Also, you can find files based on the characteristics, such as file type, date, file size in Kbytes and Other parameters.

File Preview

Do not miss File Preview button, it launches the File Viewer window (available if you've selected a file); The File Preview button will allow you to view the selected files in several formats. You may easily find this function from the tool bar on the top or the Right-Click Menu.

To check the quality of the data in the container, highlight a text file (with an extension of .txt, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx) or an image file (with an extension of .bmp, .gif). The contents of the highlighted file will be displayed in the File Viewer. If you are able to view the contents of several texts or image files, then it's safe to say that the files will be recovered successfully.

This user guide refers to 7.5 or earlier versions. If you are using new version, please visit the new guide with the link below: