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I have deleted some files on a Western Digital My Book external HD. It is a LAN drive. Do not know how to undelete these files again.

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  • kruhoffer Mar 26, 2011

    The WD drive has NTFS fil system.
    There is no information about the deleted files on my computer at all.
    No formatting or defragmnetation has been done at the drive.

    Which software can be used for reconstruction?

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If you are using windows, files are transferred to the Recycle Bin before permanent deletion unless they are too large, in which case they are permanently deleted.

After permanent deletion, recovery is not possible without specialist reconstruction software and even then may be very difficult or impossible, especially if the drive has been defragmented or formatted

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  • Klyk Mar 26, 2011

    If you're using Windows (I assume you are) then there is a program called "Uneraser" which may allow you to recover your deleted files.

    There is a free trial available athttp://www.tech-pro.net/uneraser.html

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Check recycle bin first may be you can restore some. If you donot have backup of the file data then recover it by consulting the professional services. I can suggest you stellar they provide free consultation. http://www.stellarinfo.co.in/services/hard-disk-recovery.php

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