Summary: One of our readers raised a query that their system was affected by a virus and they attempted to remove it using antivirus software. But after the virus was removed, the user observed that a few important files were also missing from the system. The reader requested us to provide a solution to this data loss problem.Here in this blog we have all the possible solution to recover lost data.
This is a common issue observed across many Windows users, who had lost their data after an antivirus scanned their PC. But don’t worry! You can easily recover your data lost after an antivirus scan.
The Internet is at the core in this era of technology; however, using it can be highly risky as you are constantly exposed to files that may contain virus or malware. Fortunately, today’s modern antivirus are capable of safeguarding your system against these Internet threats.
An antivirus is devised to detect faulty programs and wrong codes that harm a computer. While the software is scanning the system for such programs, it may accidentally confuse important data as malicious and may remove it. This is the reason why your files are deleted after the scan.
You can try to recover your lost data using the Command Prompt. Follow the step-by-step instructions to successfully recover data deleted by an antivirus software scan.
Wait for the command prompt to execute the command. Check the drive for a new folder. The folder contains all the recovered data.
Stellar Data Recovery- Standard is a highly effective software to retrieve lost or accidentally deleted data. The software is capable of recovering data from corrupt, virus-infected, and encrypted hard drives. The highly intuitive interface of the software allows people with minimal computer skills to use the application seamlessly.
Follow the below steps to successfully retrieve files lost after using an antivirus software scan:
At some point in time, you might have encountered data loss after scanning your drive with antivirus software. In this blog, we have provided two methods by which you can recover your lost data. The first method is by using the Command Prompt and the second, by using Stellar Data Recovery- Standard for Windows. This is a highly useful software for people who use their computer on a regular basis. The software helps you recover your photos, videos, audios, documents, emails, and more from all data loss scenarios.
Aruna Attri is a Senior Data Recovery Expert at Stellar®. She is a technology blogger and Windows expert. She has experience in Windows data recovery domain. She loves to troubleshoot Windows issue and write technical tips and tutorials.
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