Many times it happens that while working with the computer devices, the files get deleted by accident that contains relevant documents and photos. It may also occur that formatting of the hard drive, memory card of the camera or the USB flash drive is necessary, and one does it without checking the contents in them. Later the user repents that many essential files, photos, or documents have been deleted and fall in a soup. However, the blues of accidental deletions are over. With the advancement of software technology and with Disk digger by the side, the worries are over. Let us have a detailed overview of Diskdigger so that it can be used when there is a need.
With the Disk Digger tool in use, one can easily recover the files that have been lost from the hard drive, USB flash drives or the memory cards and many more that have been deleted. With two modes of operation like Dig Deep and Dig Deeper it leaves no stone unturned with the device that has been formatted or from which the files have been deleted and recovers them for the relief of the user.
With the option of Dig Deep, DiskDigger can undelete and recover any types of files from exFAT partitions and the fat files. It also helps to filter the recoverable files by size and name and allows sorting of files that can be recovered by date, directory, size, or name.
Again with the Dig Deeper mode, it scans the entire disk for any minute traces of any specific files for recovering. It scans for the lost images and photos that were saved in various format and has been deleted, Microsoft word documents, HTML documents, PDF files, and many more types. If anyone had lost the audio and video files while formatting the drives Dig Deeper mode scans for these types of files that were saved in MP3. MP4, FLV, AVI, MLV, WEBM and many other and recovers them. It even searches for the RAR and ZIP files that have been accidentally deleted and recovers them to the satisfaction of the user.
How to Download and Install DiskDigger for Windows PC?
Downloading of Disk Digger is quite simple and easy. One needs to visit the www.diskdigger.org and click the download menu that can be found on the left side panel of the opening page. One needs to click the “Download”, and the opening page will direct to the download page and the latest version of Disk Digger can be downloaded by clicking the big download icon for getting the software for Windows 10, 8.1,8, 7 Vista, XP and even for Linux operating system.
The download is complete with saving the Disk Digger program that is none but the DiskDigger.exe file in zip format. There is no requirement for installation of the program, and one needs to extract the DiskDigger.exe from the zip folder to any desired location and run it. One can also download the application from SOFTPEDIA, WINDOWS 10 DOWNLOAD, fileduster, DownloadTyphoon, Cnet, ZDNet CHIP PICK, and many other mirrors and sources.
If one is using Windows 7 of XP, then Microsoft.Net Framework 4.6 or Microsoft.Net Framework 4 should be installed else there will be errors while downloading. The software is free, but it is better to purchase the key to support the efforts.
Knowing the use DiskDiggerApk on Windows, PC Devices?
As soon as one runs the DiskDigger.exe a window will open up showing the available hard drives that can be scanned to recover the deleted files. One needs to select the drive to be scanned and click the ‘Next’ icon. The program will prompt for Dig Deep or Dig Deeper. If the files that have been deleted or lost recently then clicking the Dig Deep mode is more than enough to successfully recover the files else, there is always the option of the Dig Deeper mode.
In the beginning, one should select the Dig Deep option and click next. The scanning of the selected drive will start and will give a list of files that can be recovered after completion of the scanning. If one sees the files in the recovery list, it is time to select the files and click the ‘Recover selected files’ The program will allow choosing the folder on the PC Devices running on Windows and save the files in that folder. The desired files will be recovered and saved, and one can close the DiskDigger program.
However, if the Dig Deep option fails to highlight the files that can be recovered, it is time to go back and click the Dig Deeper mode. After clicking the ‘Next’ button at this mode, the program will allow selecting the file types that one wants to recover. By default, the program selects all the files, and one can choose the specific files from the list and start scanning. After the scanning is complete, the list of files will show up, and one can recover and save them. It is best to save the files on the top folder of the desktop to get the best results. Changing the drive is preferred to avoid overwriting.
Features of DiskDigger
The features of DiskDigger have already been discussed in the above sections. However, some additional features are beneficial to the user. The program is simple to use, and the user-friendly review allows selecting the files from the thumbnails. It is very much suitable for recovering data from memory cards due to the EXIF feature incorporated in it. It enables scanning the virtual VHD, and the VDI drives and selective scan is allowed.
Pros and Cons of DiskDigger
Apart from recovering the deleted files, the program is not dependent on the file system of the disk even any of them is formatted like the FAT, HFS, NTFS or anything. It also scans the free space of the disk that is outside the file system, and these are the major pros of the program.
If the file system is fragmented, it is not possible to recover the deleted files. It is one of the major cons apart from the more time required in the Dig Deeper mode.
Every program has its pros and cons, but with limited cons ad many pros DiskDigger is one of the best programs to recover the deleted files. Earlier people only used to repent losing the required file deleting them or formatting the drives. The accidental blues are over with the DiskDigger program enabling the users to recover the lost data.