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How To Restore Files Deleted By Avast Antivirus?

There are several complaints from Avast users worldwide, stating that the antivirus application is bound to delete important files from their desktops and laptops. Though it might not seem intentional, the antivirus software thinks of it as removing virus infected malicious files. Any file on your computer could have some viruses, worms, and malware. The key with the Avast antivirus is it deletes the dangerous or infected files using the Auto-delete settings even without proper permission. There are practically two different methods to recover files deleted by the Avira antivirus software. Let Us See How to Restore Files Deleted by Avast Antivirus

How To Restore Files Deleted By Avast Antivirus?

Method 1: Recycle Bin

  • The Recycle Bin is a place where you will have all the files deleted from your device. It is the best way to recover the files and the method is quite simple.
  • Perform a double-click on the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop screen.
  • See if the files deleted by Avast are located in the Recycle bin.
  • Perform a right-click on the required file and then click the Restore option.
  • The file will be restored to the location from which it was deleted.
  • Choose Disabled as the Startup type preference.
  • Click OK.

Method 2: Third-Party Data Recovery Tool

There are many third-party recovery tools to restore the files deleted by Avira. They are,

  • Easeus
  • 7DataRecovery
  • Stellar Info
  • WonderShare

Let us see the steps for the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard:

  • Download and install the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your computer.
  • After installing the recovery wizard, launch it.
  • The Easeus data recovery tool will now show the list of drives available on your computer.
  • Click on the required drive and click the Scan button.
  • The recovery tool will now scan the drive thoroughly.
  • When the scan results are listed, you can preview them before recovering.
  • Click the Filter option on the top portion of the application and click the option that says Lost files.
  • You can also select All Files from the Filter drop-down list and then click the Recover button from the Easeus recovery application's bottom area.

The Browse for Folder window will open and select the folder in which you want to save the recovered files. Now We have successfully learned how to Restore Files Deleted by Avast Antivirus