How to Recover Lost Encrypted Files?

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Peter

updated on 2020-02-25 to Data Recovery

“Hi, I deleted a very important PDF file which is encrypted. After deletion, the disk cleaner has emptied the recycle bin. Is there any way to get the lost encrypted PDF document back?” - Kevin

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Recovering a lost encrypted file is not more difficult than recovery of a normal file. Data recovery software is able to completely restore deleted/lost encrypted files from local hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, etc. Among these data recovery software, we recommend Magoshare Data Recovery. This is a powerful yet easy-to-use data recovery program. Download it here:

With Magoshare Data Recovery, you can easily recover deleted encrypted files, and it also can help you recover formatted or inaccessible encrypted files. It offers deep scan mode. We recommend this advanced recovery mode. This mode is able to deeply scan the hard drive and find all lost files including lost encrypted files.

Easy steps to recover lost encrypted files

Magoshare Data Recovery is complete DIY data recovery software. It is very easy-to-use. Now, run this data recovery software on your computer and follow the steps below to recover lost encrypted files.

Step 1: Choose the hard drive where you lose your encrypted files.

Magoshare Data Recovery will list all hard drives and devices on your computer. You need to choose the hard drive where you delete or lose your encrypted files.

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Step 2: Scan the hard drive to find lost encrypted files.

After selecting the right hard drive, just click on Scan button to scan the hard drive. It will find all lost files including the lost encrypted files.

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Step 3: Preview and recover lost encrypted files.

After scanning, you can see the recoverable file list. Then just select the lost encrypted files and recover them.

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Magoshare Data Recovery offers easy solution to recover lost encrypted files. It can help you recover lost encrypted files from any disk drive or storage device. It also can help you recover encrypted folders on Windows or Mac OS. Here are some tips:

  • If the software can’t find all lost encrypted files, you can rescan your hard drive to find more lost encrypted files.
  • Please don’t save new data to the hard drive where you lose your encrypted files to prevent data overwriting.
  • The recovered file still requires password when you try to open it.
  • Magoshare Data Recovery also can help you export all raw images from an inaccessible memory card to your hard drive.

Magoshare Data Recovery is a comprehensive data recovery program. It supports to recover lost data from HDD, SSD, memory card, digital camera, RAID, etc. You can recover all file formats including photos, videos, documents, archives, emails, audio files, etc. Download this powerful data recovery software:

Permanently erase encrypted files

If you want to permanently delete a encrypted file beyond the scope of data recovery, you need special data erasure software. AweEraser is a safe, powerful and easy-to-use data erasure software. It can help you securely shred encrypted files to prevent data recovery. Once the encrypted files are erased by AweEraser, there is no way to get the erased encrypted files back! Before you sell, donate or dispose your hard drive, you can use this data erasure software to permanently erase your data.

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