How to Get Back Deleted Files from iMac?

iMac is a range of desktop computers, provided by Apple Inc. It is incorporated with fastest processor, with advanced graphics and unlimited storage area. iMac is simply the most pleasant desktop computer that user can ever get. Since it is been equipped with many features and functionalities, the possibility of data loss from it is not very surprising. The important files that you saved with care might get deleted at any instant. Some of you may doubt that how do users delete a file when they know it is of badly needed. You are right, no one dare to hit delete on an important file, but sometimes files get deleted unintentionally.

Most common file deletion scenarios are listed below for your reference:

  • Unintended Deletion: Many users have a habit of deleting unnecessary files to avail storage space for storing new data on their iMac. In certain instances, while deleting unwanted files, you may accidentally delete some important files or folders
  • Emptying Trash: One more mistake that users often do in hurry is clearing the contents of Trash without checking the files held over there. You already know that deleted files can be restored from Trash Bin. If the trashed items are too emptied, then you will not be able to get back those files with simple restore option
  • Deletion of files from Antivirus software: In some case the third party applications such as Antivirus software that you use to protect your iMac computer may delete the files infected by virus without giving any warning

What can be done get back deleted data from iMac?

In order to get rid of above data loss situation, you have to make use of Yodot Mac File Recovery Software. This Mac File Recovery software can effectively restore all the deleted files from iMac hard drive. Restoring iMac data is not a difficult job and you don’t need any kind of technical knowledge for doing this. This software is a reliable & powerful tool that can recover all the deleted data from HFS, HFS+, HFSX volumes and from drives formatted with FAT file system irrespective of the data loss situation. It supports almost all operating systems of Mac like, Mac OS X 10.3.9, 10.4, 10.5 Leopard, Snow leopard etc.

Procedure to recover deleted files from iMac

  • Download and install Yodot Mac File Recovery Software on your iMac computer or laptop
  • If you want to recover files from external hard drive then connect it to your iMac computer
  • Now, Run the application and start the recovery by following the on screen instructions
  • On the main screen, you will find two options which are “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • From the main window, select “Deleted File Recovery” option
  • Now select from the list of drives, from which you want to recover deleted files
  • Wait till the software finishes scanning of the selected drive
  • Choose rom the list of found files that are displayed, which you want to rescue. For easy selection use two view type’s i.e “Data Type” and “File Type”
  • Make use of raw search option to recover specific file by providing its unique signature
  • Utilize “Preview” option in order to view the files before recovery
  • Now, select the destination location to store the recovered files

Valuable Tips

  • Before deleting any file from iMac check whether you have selected right file to delete
  • Create backup of important files and use effective antivirus software to eliminate viruses
  • Make important files as read only to avoid accidental deletion

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