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Find a selection of practical tips you may use during DIY data recovery. This information may help you to feel more confident on each step of the process – from preparing the affected storage device to saving the final results – and make the most of the overall procedure.

Checking device connection before starting data recovery
Preparing the hardware for recovery is of the same importance as the recovery itself. Have a look at some recommendations on how you can correctly connect the storages to your PC.
Setup instructions
Learn how you can install Recovery Explorer on Windows, Linux or macOS, and what you should do to change the default settings of the software or adjust the scanning options.
RAW data recovery
Everything you need to know about file fragmentation, file metadata and what all this has to do with the recovery of lost files. Find out how the method of “raw” recovery actually works.
What are the dos and don’ts of a data recovery procedure? Go through this checklist to make sure that you are doing everything properly.
One might consider a hard drive of another computer or NAS attached via the local network as an appropriate target storage for saving the recovered files. Learn how to save your data to a network disk.
How to recover lost data from a USB flash drive
Have you lost or mistakenly deleted some important files from your jump drive? Well, they still might be recovered with a special program like Recovery Explorer Standard. Open this article to find a step-by-step tutorial on how to use this software to restore lost information.
How to recover files from a memory card
With the help of Recovery Explorer Standard you can try to restore almost any type of data, including photos, videos, music and documents that have been lost or accidentally deleted from your flash memory card, regardless of its type. Discover how to use this program effectively.
How to recover data from an external hard drive
Hard drives are considered to be quite reliable data storages. However, it doesn’t mean that they are absolutely immune to data loss. Even so, once lost or mistakenly deleted from an HDD or SSD, the information might still be restored with Recovery Explorer Standard. Learn how to do it.