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CCTV/DVR Hard Drive Recovery: Recover Deleted/Erased CCTV or DVR Videos

Updated on Oct 18, 2018 by Tracy King to Storage Media Recovery

Summary

If you accidentally deleted or erased the video recordings on CCTV or DVR camera hard drive or SD card, don’t worry. Just download the best CCTV/DVR hard drive recovery software for free here, and follow detailed the guidelines below to easily recover your deleted or lost .cctv or .dvr videos, images now.

How to recover deleted or erased videos from CCTV/DVR camera hard drive/SD card

How many of you ever had this issue that the recorded videos and images are accidentally deleted or erased from a CCTV/DVR camera hard drive or SD card by mistake? Do you know what to do when such an accident occurs? 

CCTV DVR video recovery.

If you've lost important videos or recordings from a CCTV camera hard drive, don't worry. In this article, you'll find two valuable methods to get lost videos back with ease:

Method 1. Restore lost CCTV/DVR videos from backups
Method 2. Perform CCTV/DVR file recovery with hard drive recovery software.

Note: If you don't have backups or extra copies of the lost .cctv or .dvr videos, just skip to Method 2 to restore lost CCTV/DVR videos.

Method 1. Restore lost CCTV/DVR videos from backups

When you have accidentally deleted or erased important CCTV or DVR camera recordings or videos, you can directly try to find and restore the lost videos from the backups:

1. Find and open the video backup folder;
2. Locate the exact video that you've deleted or lost from the CCTV or DVR hard drive/SD card;
3. Copy and store the found video back to the disk/SD card.

Method 2. Perform CCTV/DVR file recovery with hard drive recovery software

If you don't have a backup or an extra copy of the lost CCTV/DVR videos or images, don't worry. You still have a second chance, which is to perform a CCTV/DVR file recovery with powerful hard drive recovery software.

As we all know, all recordings, videos and image files that CCTV or DVR camera captured would be saved to the hard drive or SD card automatically. Therefore, when you deleted, erased or lost important video recordings on CCTV/DVR hard drive or SD card, you can still get them back by following the two steps below:

Step 1. Download CCTV/DVR hard drive recovery software for free

Here, we'd like to recommend you try a powerful CCTV/DVR hard drive recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard which allows you to effectively recover deleted, formatted, lost or erased files in Windows 10/8/7 etc hard drive, SD card or USB etc storage devices within 3 simple steps.

Just download it for free and follow Step 2 to perform .cctv or .dvr file recovery here now:

If your lost videos or images are less than 2GB, EaseUS free file recovery software will help. 

Step 2. Perform .cctv/.dvr file recovery with EaseUS CCTV/DVR hard drive recovery software

 

Step 1: Select a location​

If your lost video recordings are saved on external hard drive or USB, connect it to your computer firstly. Run video recovery software, and select the location where you lost videos. Click Scan to scan all lost files.

Run video recovery software.

Step 2: Scan lost data

The EaseUS recovery software will start immediately to scan all over the selected hard drive for all lost data.

Scan videos.

Step 3: Preview and recover

Check and preview lost video recordings in Deleted Files, Drive (with your device name). If you didn't find the lost video recordings, check Lost Partition and Guess you recover to find them. Choose the wanted files and click Recover.

Recover video recordings.

Besides helping to recover deleted or erased CCTV or DVR camera recordings, images or videos, you can also apply EaseUS hard drive recovery software to help you recover deleted webcam videos with a few simple clicks.