How to Recover Corrupted Files?



updated on 2018-06-06 to Data Recovery

How can I restore my corrupted files?

“Hi, two days ago, when I tried to open some of my documents on my computer, I found that I couldn't open them. They are all corrupted and get an error message: ‘The file is corrupt and cannot be opened’. I do not know what’s wrong but I really need them back. Any ideas? Thanks.”

Files can be corrupted due to a system crash, virus attack or mistaken operation. A corrupted file is always unusable and inoperable. When facing this issue, you can first try to repair them or try to run a virus detection program. However, if they do not work, you can try a third-party data recovery program to recover corrupted files. Please stop using your computer and do not open the document again and again.

And in some cases, the files are deleted or formatted and get corrupted due to overwritten. The corrupted file recovery software also can help you recover these corrupted files. We recommend you to try Magoshare Data Recovery – one of the most comprehensive data recovery software. This software can easily recover corrupted files or recover lost files from corrupted hard drive/memory card/USB drive, etc. Download Magoshare Data Recovery here:

Easy steps to recover corrupted files

Magoshare Data Recovery is pretty simple to use. You can recover corrupted files as simple as 1-2-3. After you run Magoshare Data Recovery on your computer, you will find the interface is clean and simple – event the most newbie can know how to use this software to recover lost data. Here, we can show you the steps to recover corrupted files from hard drive or external device.

Step 1: Choose hard drive to start data recovery.

Choose the hard drive where the corrupted files are stored or where you lose your files. Magoshare Data Recovery will list all the hard drives, just select the right hard drive to start data recovery.

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Step 2: Scan the hard drive to find corrupted files.

Now, click on “Scan” button, Magoshare Data Recovery will allow you to scan the selected hard drive to find lost files.

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Step 3: Preview and recover corrupted files.

Once the scan is completed, you can preview the recoverable files such as photos, documents, videos, etc. Then select and save the corrupted files. Don’t save the files to the hard drive where you lose them.

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Magoshare Data Recovery supports to recover corrupted files from PC, HDD/SSD, USB drive, memory card, digital camera, etc. It can recover all types of files including photos, videos, Microsoft documents, PDF, and other lost files. Before you recover all corrupted files, please don’t save new files to the hard drive where you lose your files – because new files would overwrite the corrupted files and narrow the chance of data recovery.

The recommendation is immediately running Magoshare Data Recovery to scan your hard drive. It offers advanced scan technology to scan your hard drive and help you recover all corrupted files. It also can help you recover corrupted files from damaged hard drive/device. For instance, it can help you recover corrupted photos/videos from a damaged memory card.