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. Select a disk location where the corrupt files are saved. Click "Scan" to start finding the corrupt files and repairing them.

select a location and click scan

Step 2. This program will scan all over the location to find lost and corrupted files as many as possible.

Use the "Filter" > "Type" to specify the exact corrupted file type and use the left pane to locate needed files in "Deleted Files", "Other Lost Files > Files Lost Original Name", or "Tags" quickly.

scan and repair corrupt files

Step 3. Double-click on the damaged file and start repairing files.

Once repaired, select the target file and click "Recover." You should save the repaired corrupted files to a different location to avoid data overwriting.

recover corrupted 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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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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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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