How to Get Back Deleted Excel Files?

Have you accidentally deleted important excel files? And what can you do if you want to get back deleted excel documents? Don’t worry; there is no need to be panic. Here you can get complete information regarding Microsoft Excel and they ways to find deleted excel files. The best option to undelete excel files is third party tool i.e. file recovery software. This software is most effective tool, especially to access deleted Microsoft Excel documents, which may be created using Microsoft Excel 97 (xls) and the later versions like Microsoft Excel 2003 (xls), Microsoft Excel 2007 (xlsx), etc.

Microsoft Office Excel is a spreadsheet application designed and distributed by Microsoft for both Windows and Mac operating systems. It offers various useful features such as calculation, pivot tables, macro programming language called VBA, etc. The last version Microsoft Office 2007 is designed for Windows users and the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac. Recently the Microsoft has released Microsoft Excel 2010 with advanced features. Thus the usage of MS Excel application is growing day by day, similarly the reasons behind excel file deletion are also more. Therefore to save your deleted excel documents, the lost file recovery software has been designed by some of the industry experts.

How it is possible to undelete Excel Files?

When the excel files are deleted or emptied from the Recycle Bin, then they will disappear from your PC. But their content will be safe and it cannot be destroyed immediately. Windows simply marks the deleted excel files on your hard drive and their information is removed from the file system database. Actually what happens when the excel file is deleted is, Windows makes note that the space of deleted excel files is available for storing fresh data. Until the space occupied by these old deleted files is overwritten with some new information, your files are still intact on drive and there are great chances to undelete all excel files. Apart from hard drive, you can also recover lost files from memory card using third party software.

Reasons behind the deletion of excel files

Sometimes you may use disk cleanup to remove all old files from your computer. Unfortunately, a bunch of excel files may be deleted with them and that are very important for you. Excel files may also be deleted without your knowledge due to some of the software errors, such as operating system crash, software malfunction, hard drive failure, virus attack, accidental formatting of hard drive, file system corruption, etc.

Whenever your excel files are deleted and if you want to get back them, just make use of Excle file recovery tool. This software can recover files on Windows 7, Windows XP, Vista, 10, etc. You can access deleted excel files from the both FAT and NTFS drives. It can also help you to undelete files from the removable drives like external hard drive, flash memory cards, pen drive, etc.

Steps to Find Deleted Excel Files:

Step1: First download and install trial version of this software in a healthy drive of your computer. Then select “Recover Files” option from the main window as shown in Fig A.

Find Deleted Excel Files - Main Screen

Fig A. Main Window

Step2: From the second screen select “Recover Deleted Files” option as shown in below Fig B.

Find Deleted Excel Files - Select Recover Deleted Files

Fig B. Select Recover Deleted Files option

Step3: Now select the drive from which you want to recover deleted excel files and then click on “Next” option. Then leave the software for a few minutes to scan the selected drive. Once the scanning process is completed, you can view recovered files using “File Type View” feature from the screen as shown in below Fig C.

Find Deleted Excel Files - Preview Recovered Files

Fig C. Preview Recovered Files

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