SMART Notebook Recovery Tool: Recover Deleted/Unsaved Smart Notebook Files

Jean updated on Oct 12, 2020 to Data Recovery Resouce | How-to Articles

You may get your SMART Notebook files lost by accidental deletion or other misoperations. Luckily, you can recover SMART Notebook files with the help of the autosave feature in the software or with the Notebook recovery tool - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

Overview of Smart Notebook Recovery

"I'm using the latest version of SMART Notebook on a Windows 10 PC.  When I tried to open a Notebook file earlier this day, my pages were loading but I never actually saw the pages. So I tried restarting the computer and reinstalling Notebook but unfortunately deleted about 5 Notebook files. Anyone know how can I recover the lost SMART Notebook files?"

Smart Notebook file recovery

SMART Notebook is an application developed to help users create interactive presentations. It is widely used in classrooms to present interactive lessons. Thus, it's safe to say that most of the SMART Notebook files are days of arduous work that you don't want to lose. That's why so many users are requesting a Smart Notebook recovery tool in order to recover deleted or unsaved Smart Notebook files which they had spent days and nights on. Luckily, there are still chances to recover lost SMART Notebook files. 

2 Ways to Recover SMART Notebook Files

Generally, there are two ways for you to recover SMART Notebooks files. Depending on how your files are lost, you will need different ways to retrieve them.

Method 1. Recover Deleted/Formatted/Lost SMART Notebook Files with Data Recovery Software

If your Notebook files are deleted, formatted, or lost due to OS crash, virus attack, file system becoming RAW..., you can use the hard drive recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. It will help you recover SMART Notebook files from your computer, external hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, etc.

Step 1. Download and open the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. When you open it, you can see all of the disks and partitions on your computer. Select the disk partition or storage location where you deleted your files and click the "Scan" button to move on.

select the location

Step 2. The scanning process starts as long as you click "Scan". The quick scan for deleted files won’t take too long to complete.

scan for deleted files

Step 3. After the scan, click the "Deleted files" on the left panel that contains all the removed files. You can preview and select files as you need. Then, click "Recover" to restore the data to a secure location.

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Aside from Notebook data recovery, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard also works great in Microsoft Office file recovery, for example, it can recover PowerPoint file, undelete excel, recover Word document...

Method 2. Recover Unsaved Smart Notebook Files from Temporary Folder

According to Smarttech Notebook support: "SMART Notebook collaborative learning software uses a temporary folder to save the contents of the file while SMART Notebook software is open. The temporary folder is used for crash recovery and to save content that is too large for the working memory. The temporary folder is located at $TMPDIR/SMART Technologies/."

So, just locate the specified path where Notebook files were temporarily preserved, you can easily get back the documents unsaved due to software crash or closed without saving the files.

The Bottom Line

In conclusion, there are two Smart Notebook file recovery solutions available, which is either to recover from its temporary folder or find a piece of powerful Smart Notebook data recovery tool. If the two methods above fail to recover your lost SMART Notebook files, you can go to and search for solutions. In the Notebook area, you can find many Notebook related problems and answers, including the discussions about how to recover a Notebook image or file after a software crash, deletion, formatting, virus attack, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?

"EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best we've seen. It's far from perfect, partly because today's advanced disk technology makes data-recovery more difficult than it was with the simpler technology of the past, but it's fast and efficient..."PCMag

"The first thing you'll notice about EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro is that its interface is very clear and uncluttered, with only a small collection of self-explanatory controls. You won't find lots of extra options hidden in a system of hidden menus, either; what you see really is what you get."techradar

"Recover lost files, even after deleting a partition or formatting your drive."Macworld

2. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

3. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

4. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

5. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files, so verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

6. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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