How to Recover Lost Folder Which Is Replaced by Same Name Folder?

My folder was replaced by a new folder with the same folder name, what should I do?

“I have a folder named ‘My Work’ on my disk drive D. However, it was replaced by a new folder with the same name (when I copy a folder from F drive to the D drive, I click replace the same name folder by mistake). How to recover the old ‘My Work’ folder?”

Data loss can be caused by many reasons. One of them is the file is replaced by another file with the same name during copy-paste or cut-paste operation. But don’t panic. You still can recover the folders/files which were replaced by new folders/filed with same file name. Today, we will help you recover the lost folder which is replaced by same file name folder.

Data Recovery Software: best way to recover replaced old folder

If your folder was replaced by a new folder with the same file name, you still can get it back. Honestly, data recovery software is the best way to recover your lost folder. Magoshare Data Recovery software is one of the powerful DIY (do-it-yourself) data recovery software. It can help you recover your folder when it was replaced by a new folder with the same file name.

Magoshare Data Recovery is designed with clean & wizard-based interface. So, it is very easy-to-use. After your folder was replaced, you can run this software to recover the folder and all files inside the folder. Let’s see how it works.

Step 1: Download and install Magoshare Data Recovery.

In order to prevent overwriting, you’d better not install the software on the hard drive partition where your folder is replaced. If you have a Mac, you have no choice, just install it on your Mac.

Step 2: Select the hard drive where you lose your folder.

After running Magoshare Data Recovery on your computer, it shows you all the hard disk drives and devices on your computer. Then select the hard drive where your folder was replaced by another folder with the same name.

Recover Lost Folder Which Is Replaced by Same Name Folder

Step 3: Scan your hard drive to find your old folder.

After selecting the right hard drive, just click on “Scan” button. This software will deeply scan the hard drive and find the folder.

Recover Lost Folder Which Is Replaced by Same Name Folder

Step 4: Recover your lost folder.

After scanning, Magoshare Data Recovery will show you all the recoverable files. You can preview and find the folder by Path. If you can’t find your folder, just click “File Type”. Then find all the lost files in the folder and recover them.

Recover Lost Folder Which Is Replaced by Same Name Folder

Magoshare Data Recovery offers deep scan technology to ensure you can find your lost folder. When the folder is replaced by a new folder with the same name, don’t put new files to the hard drive partition where the folder is located. Just immediately run Magoshare Data Recovery to scan the hard drive, it will quickly and completely find the fold and files.

Posted by Peter, 2018-11-14