Microsoft Office File Recovery

Recover Office Files With Ease Using iCare Data Recovery Pro

Recover office files you may have otherwise lost forever with iCare Data Recovery.  It's happened to every body.  You search the recycle bin...You perform a document search in your word processing program...You've even performed a .wbk (Backup search)!  This file is gone!  And it's not just any file...This file contains vital data for a high end client!  Somebody's job may be on the line. Unless, of course, you have iCare Data Recovery.


Steps to Recover Office Files

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Step1. Download and install the data recovery software on your computer. Launch the software and choose a recovery module.

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Step2. Choose the aim disk to scan. Then, you only need to wait patiently before the scanning is over.

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Step3. You can preview the files when scannig is over. Then, you can select the files you need and recover them.

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Microsoft Offile files lost recovery

There are many tools that are standard components of Windows that help to recover files.  Anybody who has counted solely on these tools, however, has wound up losing more than they wanted to lose.  They failed to realize that these tools only work as long as you are saving as you go.  If you have failed to save any of your recent work, and you experience an unexpected crash, made an innocent mis-key that wound up being a 'Delete' command, or any other accident that resulted in a need to recover office files such as XLSX files, iCare Data Recovery Pro will make sure you retrieve the entire file...Not just a portion.

There are a few useful Windows tools that are useful to remember in the event of an unexpected crash, even if you have iCare Data Recoveryinstalled.  Task Manager is a helpful Windows component that helps you safely terminate programs and applications.  By safely terminating processes running on your computer, you are helping to preserve your files; consequently helping iCare to keep your files safe from becoming corrupt or being lost.

If you are unable to prevent lost or corrupt files, iCare Data Recovery can still help you retrieve your lost office files.  Sometimes you are training, and you are completely dependent upon somebody who possesses limited knowledge of your data base.  There is a lot of loss that occurs as a result of human error, but you can prevent it affecting you.

There is also the always-present possibility of hardware failure that has nothing to do with your files, but has caused a chain reaction of malfunctioning that has put your entire network at risk.  Even in this case, iCare Data Recovery Pro can help.  Because of its intelligent ability to overlap other hardware and software applications, it is able to trouble shoot other hardware installed on your computer and find solutions or downloads that will help you resolve almost every issue.

You can download iCare Data Recovery Pro for free to see how many options are available to you that ensure the safety of your coveted computer files and folders.

Some other tips that you may use to restore lost office file.

Search for the Original Document.
1. In Windows, click Start, Search, and then For Files or Folders.
2. In the Search for files or folders named box, type the file name.
3. In the Look in box, click "My Computer". (This searches your entire computer - if you know that the file is in a specific area, for example, "My Documents", then change this accordingly.)
4. Click "Search Now". If the Search Results box does not show the file, continue with the following steps to search for all Word Documents.
5. In the Search for files or folders named box, type *.doc. Tip: In computer terminology, the asterisk * is used to select all options. By entering *.doc you're telling the computer to search for all files with the .doc extension.
6. Click "Search Now".
If you still cannot find the file, open the Recycle Bin and follow these steps.

1. Open the Recycle Bin.
2. On the View menu, click Details.
3. Click Arrange Icons and click by Delete Date. This allows you to filter this list according to the date when the files were deleted. If you know that your files were lost yesterday, you can look at this date.
4. When you find the document that you are looking for, right-click on it, and click Restore.

Search for Word Backup Files.
Many users rely on the Always create backup copy setting (see Tools > Options > Save tab) to automatically create a backup copy of their files.
While the obvious advantage is that it always creates a backup file, the downside is that it makes Word work with difficulty. As it has to continually save backup copies, it will reduce your computer's performance. Quite often, Word will freeze when it backs up a large file.
To find the backup file, follow these steps:
1. Open the folder where you last saved the lost files.
2. Search for files with the .wbk extension. (Word BacKup)
When you find a file that has the name "Backup of" followed by the name of the lost files:
1. In Word, click File > Open.
2. In the File of type box, click All Files *.*, select the file, and then click Open.
If the .wbk file is not located in the original folder, search the computer as follows:
1. In Windows, click Start, point to Search, and then click For Files or Folders.
2. In the Search for files or folders named box, type *.WBK.
3. In the Look in box, point to the arrow, and then click My Computer.
4. Click Search Now.

Search for Temporary Files.
If you can not find the file by these methods, you can search for temporary files:
1. Click Start, click Search, and then click For Files or Folders.
2. In the Search for files or folders named box, type *.TMP.
3. In the Look in box, point to the arrow, and then click My Computer.
4. If the Search Options are not visible, click Search Options.
5. Click to select the Date check box, click in the last "n" days, and then change "n" to the number of days since you last opened the file.
6. Click Search Now.
7. On the View menu, click Details, point to Arrange Icons, and click by Date.
8. Scroll down searching for files that match the last few dates and times that you edited the document.
Search for "~" Files.
Some temporary file names start with the tilde (~) symbol. To find these files, please follow these steps:

1. In Windows, click Start, click Search, and then click For Files or Folders.
2. In the Search for files or folders named box, type ~*.*.
3. Click Search Now.
4. On the View menu, click Details and then sort by Date.
5. Scroll through the files for documents that match the last date that you edited the document.

Search for AutoRecover Files.

Word creates AutoRecover files of the documents that you are working on whenever it crashes. When you re-open Word, it displays these AutoRecover files in the Document Recovery task pane.
If Word finds the AutoRecover file, the Document Recovery task pane opens on the left side of the screen, and the missing document is listed as "document name [Original]" or as "document name [Recovered]".

1. Double-click the file in the Document Recovery pane.
2. Click Save As.
3. Save the document as a .doc file.

If the recovered Word document is still damaged.
Microsoft Word tries to automatically recover a damaged document if it detects a problem with the file. You can also "force" Word to try to recover a document when you open it.
1. On the File menu, click Open.
2. In the File of type list, click All Files *.*.
3. In the Open dialog box, select your document.
4. Point to the arrow on the Open button, and then click Open and Repair.

If you lose pictures off memory card, you can also rely on the iCare Data Recovery software to retrieve photos from memory card. With this software, you can restore deleted images from SD card, CF card and XD card, etc.

Use iCare Data Recovery to undo format, undelete files and restore lost office files easily.


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