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I Accidentally Deleted A PDF In My Computer. Is There An Easy Way To Restore It?

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I Accidentally Deleted A PDF In My Computer. Is There An Easy Way To Restore It?

Documentation is an important vehicle and tool for both work and learning. Through various documents, important contents can be recorded to improve the efficiency of work and learning. When using documents, sometimes you carelessly delete some important documents, which will interfere with a lot of things.

"I am a graduating college student. I am searching for information to complete my graduation project. Yesterday, I bought a high-quality PDF online through some special ways and put it on the D drive. But I accidentally deleted it. It is so terrible for me! Is there a simple and fast way to help me find it?”

Lose a PDF file? Is this what you are worrying about? Don't worry, I'll introduce you to a simple and fast way to help you retrieve your documents entirely. How? Let’s see the following content.

Solution 1: Restore deleted PDF files from earlier versions

Windows provides a file history function that allows you to recover lost files by restoring folders or the entire drive volume(including deleted files) to the available last time or date of files on the drive.

Right-click the folder or disk drive where the PDF was originally located, and then select "Restore previous versions".

Drag and drop the restored previous version to another location in the list.

You can also select "restore". But this will overwrite and replace the raw file.

But if your system does not support this function, or if you do not set and turn on the file history function in advance, you will not be able to restore PDF in this way.

But you don't have to worry about it. The method we will introduce to you next can restore the lost PDF files quickly and perfectly. Let's take a look at it.

The simplest solution: Restore your PDF files by UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free

UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free is an integrated free data recovery software for different loss situations. With a few simple steps, you can quickly recover carelessly deleted PDF files with the help of UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free.

Next, I'll show you how UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free can help you find carelessly deleted PDF files and solve your problems through the following steps.

Step 1: Open the software to select the format of lost data

First, please open UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free, what appears in front of you at this time is the data format selection interface.

There are two lines of icons representing file format on the interface. Please read them carefully. What you need to do now is to select the data format corresponding to the PDF file you deleted. Please check the fourth icon from the left of the first line in turn.

After the check, a small circle with a check will appear in the lower right corner of the icon. At this time, you can click the "Next" button on the right, as shown in Figure 3.

Step 2: Select the disk on which your PDF file is originally located

The interface that appears now lists all the disks in your computer. Next, all you need to do is to select the disk where the deleted PDF file originally located.

PDF files were originally placed on your D drive, so select your D drive. After selecting, a small circle with a check mark will appears at the right end of the disk name row. At this time, you can click the "Scan" button on the top right to scan your D drive, as shown in Figure 4.

Step 3: Scan your D disk

The scanning process takes a certain amount of time. The length of time is determined by the files stored on your D drive. The more complex file type and the larger file size will take the longer scanning time, and vice versa. This is shown in Figure 5.

Normally, if your disk has about 2 GB PDF files in memory, the whole process of disk scanning may last about a minute. Please wait patiently.

Step 4: Select your lost PDF file to recover

After the scan, you can browse all the files on your D drive through the left column of the interface.

At this time, you need to browse rank by rank. Then find the PDF file you deleted and select it. Click on the "Recovery" button in the upper right corner, as shown in Figure 6.

UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free provides you with two ways to scan, one is the quick scan just completed, which has the advantage of high speed. But some deep files may not be scanned out.

If you can't find the deleted PDF file by scanning, don't worry about it. There is also a deep scan to help you solve the problem of not retrieving the document, but it takes a little longer.

At this time, please find the "Deep Scan" button in yellow font on the top of the interface and click on it. UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free will scan the files on the disk for you more deeply immediately. Please don't worry and wait patiently. This is shown in Figure 7.

After the deep scan, find the PDF file you deleted, select and click the "Restore" button. At this time your article and the illustration will return to you entirely, as shown in the figure below. (Generally speaking, it is recommended that you first run a quick scan and then a deep scan to perfectly restore your lost PDF file.)

Through the above simple steps, even if you have never used a data recovery software before or you are not proficient in computer operation, you can easily recover your lost PDF files. The whole recovery process is easy to understand and operate for novice.

Are you fretting about the important PDF files that is accidentally deleted? Please use Recovery Wizard Free. Here's the download link of genuine software. You can click to get it and try a free version which can restore data of 200 MB before you pay for it.


I believe that through this article, you are no longer anxious about the lost PDF files. If you think the solution of this article is clear and easy to understand and useful, you can forward it or share it with your friends who are also troubled and help them solve their problems as soon as possible.

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