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One Of My TXT Files Is Missing. Is There Any Way To Recover It?

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One Of My TXT Files Is Missing. Is There Any Way To Recover It?

The computer operating system provides users with a convenient notepad function, which can be created by right-clicking on the desktop or folder. It can be used to record all kinds of things, which is more convenient than paper memos. But sometimes accidental loss of these files can be quite a headache.

"I want to know how the TXT file can be recovered. I am used to using the computer's notepad to record things that are easy to forget in life. Recently I am quite busy, so there are many recorded things in the notepad. But what is unfortunate is that I lost the important notepad file stored on the D drive at this time. So I want to know how to retrieve it."

What is a TXT file?

A TXT file is a standard text document containing unformatted text. It is very useful for storing information data in plain text format. There is no special format other than basic font and font style. It is usually used to record notes and other similar documents that do not need to be displayed in some way.

And it can be recognized by any text editor or word processor, and the stored content can be processed by most other software programs. Normally you can create and open a TXT file by Microsoft Notepad and Apple TextEdit.

So how do you get back the lost TXT file? Don't worry, here are two effective ways to retrieve TXT files.

Option 1: Manually recover TXT files

Step 1: Go to "Start";

Step 2: Type %AppData% in the search bar;

 Step 3: Click "Enter" to point to C:\ Users\ USERNAME \ AppData \ Roaming;

Step 4: In the search bar, type the file name of the Notepad file and you can restore it.

This is a relatively simple and effective method, but this method is purely manual. If you are in trouble or if this method does not help you retrieve the file, then the next method will definitely satisfy you which is more efficient and efficient.

Option 2: Restore data by UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free

UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free is an all-in-one free data recovery software for different loss situations. For your lost TXT documents, you can recover quickly with just three simple steps.

Let UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free show you how it can recover the TXT file you accidentally lost by following the detailed steps below to help you solve the problem quickly.

Step 1: Select the format of the lost data

First of all, please open the UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free. The format selection interface of the data appears in front of you.

There are two lines of icons in the interface to represent the file format. The lost TXT file belongs to the text document. In this case, you need to select the file format file. Please check the second icon from the left of the first line.

When the check is done, a small circle with a check mark will appear in the lower right corner of the icon. At this time, you can click the “Next” button on the right, as shown below.

Step 2: Select the disk where the TXT file is originally located.

What appears in front of you is the interface for selecting the disk. All you need to do is to select the disk where the file you lost is originally located.

You stored the TXT file on the D drive, then please select the D drive. After the selection, a small circle with a check mark will appear at the far right of the name line. You can click the Scan button on the upper right side to scan your D disk, as shown below.

Waiting process: Scan the 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, as shown below.

Under normal circumstances, if in your disk memory there are 2GB TXT format files, it only takes a few seconds to complete all scans. You can wait a little.

Step 3: Select your lost file to recover

After the disk scan is completed, you can browse all the files on your D drive in the left side of the interface.

At this point you need to traverse the folder tree, find your lost TXT file and select it. Then click the "Recover" button in the upper right corner, as shown below.

If you don't find your lost TXT file after scanning, you don't need to worry about it. UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free provides two scan modes, one is the fast scan that has just been performed. The advantage of this method is that it is fast. But for some deep files, the effect of the file may not be very good.

But you don't have to worry about it, there is also a deep scan to help you solve the problem of not being able to retrieve the file, but it will take a little longer. Detailed steps are as follows: Please click the yellow "Deep Scan" button on the upper of the interface, UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free will scan for you in an instant. Please wait patiently, as shown below.

After the deep scan is completed, find your lost TXT file, select it and click the "Recover" button. And your plain text file will be restored, as shown below. And in general, when you scan for missing files, you can perform a fast scan first and then perform a deep scan to get the best recovery efficiency.

The above is the whole process of recovery, as long as you follow the three-step simple operation provided by UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free, you will successfully get back the lost TXT file. No need to be familiar with the computer operation. You don't need any experience with data recovery software, the wizard-style interface can answer all your operational questions.

If you decide to use UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free for data file recovery, you can get the genuine version via the link below, and you can download the free version provided in the link before you pay. The free version supports to recover 200MB data.


Through the introduction of this article, it's believed that you have successfully solved the loss of TXT files. If you have friends who have suffered such a problem and you agree to the method described in this article, you can forward or share this article to give them the link and help them solve the problem as quickly as possible.

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