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#1 maggiena



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Posted 01 December 2011 - 07:11 AM

Accidently emptied trash bin on Mac OS X? Mistakenly deleted files using “Command+Del”? Is it possible to recover files that were deleted from trash bin?
Generally, whenever you deleted files, the file itself is not deleted from hard drive but the entries from hard drive directory deleted. And the space occupied by the deleted files can be taken by other files. Therefore, it is possible to recover deleted files from trash.
When you realize the files were deleted, you had better not write new data to Mac OS X. The earlier you try to recover trash files, the greater chance to get back deleted Mac files. Otherwise, the space may be overwritten by other new files as time goes on.
How to recover trash on Mac?

If you want to retrieve files that were emptied from trash bin, you have to rely on the third party Mac trash recoverysoftware. Card Data Recovery for Mac is the comprehensive Mac data recovery program. It can recover all kinds of files from Mac OS X, More than that, it also can recover deleted, formatted photos, video, songs, etc. from MacBook, iPod, digital camera, USB, etc. It is compatible with all Mac operating system like Mac OS X v10.0, Mac OS X v10.1, Mac OS X v10.4, Mac OS X v10.5, Mac OS X v10.6, etc.
Step1. Freely download Card Data Recovery for Mac and install it on your Mac. (Note: Do not install the utility to the volume where your deleted files located.)
Step2. Run the program, All file types are selected by default, then choose a volume and click “Start Scan”.
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Step3. After scanning, you can see all recoverable files are listed in the task list with respective file type. Click “Recover” to restore files.
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Tips: Card Data Recovery for Mac allows you to preview them before recovery.
Step4. Save the recovered files. We suggest you save the files to an external device or secondary drive in the computer
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