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Method 1
Employing a data recovery software tool
Step 1:
Download and install the app then fire it up
Step 2:
Select a disk to scan for deleted data
Step 3:
Select the files to be recover and a location at which to store them

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Method 2
Recover lost files that you have backed up
Step 1:
Start the backup and recovery application
Step 2:
Determine if you have a backup of the data in question
Step 3:
Restore your data from the storage media
Method 3
Engage professionals to perform physical data recovery
Step 1:
Pack up your machine and drive to a recovery center
Step 2:
Wait patiently for your data to be recovered
Step 3:
Get the bad news that physical recovery has failed