Accidental data deletion and recovery: some important questions and their answersOn April 29, 2019 by Tabitha Rashed
How data recovery service works if I permanently delete a file?
If you delete a file by mistake, it is not actually “deleted” from your hard drive. Even when you empty out that recycle bin, all the data which you think gone forever, still exist on some part of the hard disk drive – at least immediately. This data can be recovered by a hard drive recovery service provider. It can seem complicated if you don’t know how hard disk or operating system works. So, it is necessary to know some facts about those first.
When you store any data in your hard drive, your operating system uses the file name and the location of the file to access the same. Sometimes, if enabled, a backup of the same file gets created by the OS at the same time to be stored in another part of the hard disk, as a protection against any accidental deletion of that file. However, when a file gets deleted by the conventional way like you right click on it and click “delete” – what actually gets deleted is the “reference” of that file from the OS. As the “reference” got deleted, the OS cannot …