How to Repair Corrupted Files After Recovery

You may have the problem that files are corrupted after successful data recovery. Then how to repair corrupted files are recovery? Read this post carefully, you will see how to recover intact files using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard before using a file repair software.

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Why Files Corrupt After Data Recovery

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is recognized as the top-notch data recovery software in the industry, and its customers are spreading all the globe. Many people appreciate its help for the file recovery in every data loss situation, such as deleting, formatting, disk partition showing RAW, and so on. In spite, quite a few of them still encountered trouble - they can recover lost files but can't open some, saying that files corrupted after data recovery.

Why do files get corrupted after recovery by using EaseUS data recovery software or its other competitors, like Recuva or iCare? The possible cause is that new data overwrite the files. In this way, you can't open recovered files because they're corrupted.

How to Recover and Repair Corrupted Files After Recovery

For EaseUS customers, we always recommend them to choose a different location to save the recovered data to prevent data overwriting from happening, which is very likely to cause file corruption. 

If you're not an EaseUS user but facing the same issue, it's time to download EaseUS file recovery software. The overwritten files could have lost their original names and directory structure. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is good at finding raw files. So, you're very likely to find the intact piece of the corrupted files in the scanning results.

EaseUS file recovery and repair tool

  • Recover permanently lost or deleted files, documents, photos, audio, music, emails effectively
  • Repair damaged JPEG/JPG files while recovering data from PC, laptop, external hard drive, SD card, USB flash drive, etc.
  • Repair corrupted videos from DJI Phantom, Mavic, Inspire, Osmo, Spark after deletion or disk formatting

3 Steps to Recover and Repair Corrupted Files

Step 1. Choose the file location to scan.

Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your computer. Choose the drive where you lost files and click "Scan". If your lost files were on an external storage device, connect it to your computer firstly.

select the file location and click scan

Step 2. Scan the lost files.

The software will start immediately a quick scan for deleted files, and later a deep scan will launch to scan more lost files all over the selected drive. After the scan, you can use the Filter to quickly filter a specific file type.

scan the lost files

Step 3. Preview and restore files.

Double-click on a file allows for a full preview. Finally, select the desired files, click "Recover" and browse a location to save all the files at once.

recover lost files

If the last try still fails, you have no choice but to find a piece of capable file repair software online to repair corrupted or damaged files (Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, pictures, videos, and so on) after recovery. Here are the five best tools that enjoy a high reputation in the market. You may take a look and make your own decision.

  • System File Checker
  • Stellar File Repair Toolkit
  • Digital Video Repair
  • Hetman File Repair
  • Repair Toolbox

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Updated by Cedric Grantham

Cedric Grantham is one of the senior editors of EaseUS who lives and works in Chengdu, China. He mainly writes articles about data recovery tutorials on PC and Mac and how-to tips for partition management. He always keeps an eye on new releases and likes various electronic products.

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Written by Jean

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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