‘I accidentally deleted a folder from my iMac with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and clicked Empty Trash habitually. After this, I realized that some important files were in that folder. Is it possible to undelete Mac Mountain Lion files?’
Questions similar to the above problem have always been seen in various forums. The problems happened because clicking the ‘Empty Trash’ is unconscious pattern of behavior among some Mac Mountain Lion users.
It is possible to undelete Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion files.
Some users think that when data is deleted from the hard drive, it is deleted forever. There is no mean to undelete files from Mac Mountain Lion OS X hard drive. In fact, it is a wrong perception that you cannot undelete Mac Mountain Lion or the files are deleted permanently once you emptied trash bin as you could neither find it in the trash, nor under temporary folders. Actually the files are still very much present on your hard disk. Mac Mountain Lion OS X 10.8 creates index of the file on hard drive in file system. Every data has entry in the file system index, which includes name, location, size and type. When it is accessed from the hard drive, the index is accessed by the operating system. Operating system reads the storage location of the file to extract the file. When a file is deleted, only the index entry is deleted and the disk space occupied by the deleted data is marked as free and re-useable space, so it is possible to undelete Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion until the file is overwritten by other files.
There are two main ways to undelete Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion files.
1. Utilize local backup program in your Mac Mountain Lion.
Mac machines purchased are installed with the OS X 10.8 mountain lion operating system. One of the most important utilities of the Mountain Lion is Time Time Machine. This complete backup tool can backup almost anything and everything on a Mac Mountain Lion every hour with its unique features. Once you deleted or lost your critical files, just enter your Time machine browser, and you can undelete Mac Mountain Lion files from Time machine backup. Besides Time machine, there are other programs on Mac Mountain Lion such as Backup which allows you to undeleted Mac Mountain Lion files. In Backup, you simply select a plan for backup, and find the files you want to undelete.
2.The third party- Undelete Mac Mountain Lion file software.
If Time machine and other backup programs on your Mac Mountain Lion cannot help you undelete Mac Mountain Lion files, you can use third party – data recovery for Mac Mountain Lion to undelete Mac Mountain Lion files. There are various Mac Mountain Lion data recovery programs (both free software and paid versions) on the current market. If these Mac Mountain Lion files are really important for you, you should use professional one. OS X 10.8 Mountaion Data Recovery from UFUSoft can undelete Mac Mountain Lion files deleted accidentally or intentionally, even deleted by emptying Trash. It can undelete documents, archives, images, videos, songs from Mac Mountain Lion machine, USB drive, digital camera, iPod, cell phone, MP3 or MP4 player and other storage media.
What does Mac Mountain Lion data recovery software do that Mac OS cannot?
Time machine can help you undelete Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion by backup data every hour. If you don’t turn on the backup utility or the backup utility fails in backup accidentally, you cannot undelete Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion files.
While data recovery software can undelete Mac Mountain Lion files by scanning the specified drive where your deleted files located before, finding out and recovering the deleted files with advanced algorithm, even no any valid backup.
Tips: 1. Immediately stop saving any new data on the drive where your deleted files located in order to avoid data overwriting.
2. Give a right and clear name to the photo document. People often make mistake that deleted wrongly for they are mixed up by similar names of different documents. A special and accurate name will help a lot in distinguish numerous photo documents, so as to reduce the rate of wrong deletion.