How to Recover Deleted Dish DVR Recordings [2023 Tips]

I hit the wrong button and deleted all the shows on My Dish DVR hard drive. Please tell me that the deleted items are recoverable, right? And how can I restore the lost recordings?

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Dany· Answered on Jul 20, 2023

Reliable EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard supports scanning the connected DVR external hard drive and finding all lost videos and photos. It will execute the DVR hard drive recovery for you even if it's displaying as unallocated or raw.

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Step 1. Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the location or device where you lost/deleted videos. Click "Scan" to find the missing tapes.

Step 2. After the scan, choose "Videos" in the left panel. Go to "Lost" or "All" to find the wanted videos. Select the found videos and click "Preview".

Step 3. Select the video files that you want to restore. Click "Recover" to save them to another secure location on your PC or external storage device.

If you saved the lost Dish DVR recordings on an external hard drive, you could try to restore the deleted recordings from DVR hard drive. Beyond 48 hours, Dish will empty the "Trash".

In this regard, start your DVR data recovery as soon as possible once you lost the recordings:

  • Press the DVR button on the old box or the remote control.
  • Select "Trash" and locate the tapes that you want to restore.
  • Press the Recall button.
  • Your deleted recordings will be back there, and you can continue watching them in "Recordings".

If it doesn't work on an external hard drive, you can try the data recovery software above for help.

Note that EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard may not be able to preview the unique DVR recordings formats, don't worry. All you need is to save the restored video files on your computer. You can watch these recordings on your computer with a specialized Dish DVR viewer or player.

If you prefer to watch them on TV, transfer the files to your DVR external hard drive and plug them into the DVR box. There you can play recordings on TV again.

Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted or lost files easily and quickly.

Tutorials on how to recover lost, deleted, or formatted data from HDD, SSD, USB, SD card, or other storage media on Windows and Mac.

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