How to Get Back DCI File?

recover access files“My colleague just mailed me a DCI file which contained information regarding some interview. I saved the attachment in download folder and then deleted the mail. When I checked in the download folder, all I could find is a shortcut icon depicting the downloaded item. What to do now? How can I recover the missing DCI file from that download folder? What can be done to restore the DCI file that has been converted to a shortcut icon? Thanks in advance!“

DCI files as we know are associated with AOL HTML Mail (America Online Inc). With the help of third party tool called DCI File opener, user can open and access the contents present in DCI files. At times, due to the presence of bad registry entries, your DCI file may become unavailable resulting in loss of important data. Get to know some other scenarios that might be helpful in near future:

  • Virus Infection: This is one of the major reasons that can cause loss or deletion of files from the particular drive. Once your system is infected with virus / malware threats, this can inflict deletion of all the files including DCI files from system hard drive
  • Third Party Tools: Use of irrelevant third party tools to open and access information present in your DCI file can lead to loss of valuable data stored in your DCI file
  • Deletion: Use of Shift-delete keys to remove your DCI file; formatting storage drive containing DCI files and emptying Recycle Bin without checking files saved in it would delete DCI files from hard drive

Loss of DCI files from your system can give you a bad headache when information present in that AOL email file is needed very badly. To overcome such file loss scenarios, experts recommend us to keep backup of important files on separate storage media. If backup is not maintained, then users can make use of File Recovery tool to retrieve DCI files.

DCI file recovery tool

Yodot File Recovery software is designed with ultimate features that allow you to get back deleted / lost DCI files from your Windows system. This file retrieval utility is equipped with best algorithms that facilitate even a novice user to get DCI files back in simple steps. As soon the scanning process gets completed, users can view restored list of files on the basis of file name, size, date of creation and so on. Apart from recovering DCI files, user can also restore DBF files, EML files, VCF files, HTML, TXT, RAR, ZIP, Microsoft Office documents, etc from system hard drive and other external storage media. If you get any doubts or face any drawbacks feel free to get in-touch with our technical support executive team who will resolve your issue as soon as possible

Procedure to recover DCI files from your Windows computer:

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery program in your Windows computer / laptop
  • Launch the utility by logging in to your local system administrator account
  • Once the software is launched; from the main screen of the program click on ‘Deleted File Recovery’ or ‘Lost File Recovery’ based on the scenario that has resulted in loss of DCI files
  • After clicking on the option, proceed to the next window to select the respective drive from where DIC files has to be recovered
  • As soon as the drive has been selected, initiate the scanning process
  • Upon completion of the scanning, users can view the restored list of files
  • Select your DCI files and save them to relevant destination location as applicable to user

Helpful Tips:

  • Avoid abrupt removal of external storage media during file sharing process
  • Double check the files before deleting them from your hard drive
  • Always make use of updated antivirus protection to prevent virus attack

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