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About Floppy Disk

The floppy disk is a kind of removable media that firstly being adopted in personal computer. Although floppy disk access speed is slow and capacity is small, it is detachable and easy to carry. Therefore, it is an ideal choice for small files that need to be physically moving.

Why Deleted Files on Floppy Disk is still Recoverable?

When you deleted a file from floppy disk, you just lose the file entry in the disk or other media storages. The file content still exists on the hard disk, Windows simply marks the hard drive and notify the file system that the space the file formerly occupy is free and can be re-usable. So it is still possible to recover the deleted data using recovery software like WiseRecovery. However, below are some actions that may lead to forever data loss that should be got avoid of.
  • Install new software on this partition;
  • Defrage the partition;
  • Copy file to the partition;
  • Copy new files to that partition;
  • Create new data on it;
  • Windows or applications write data onto it on the background;

Overview of WiseRecovery

Every day, WiseRecovery helps hundreds of users recover their lost or deleted data. It is a powerful application used to recover files and folders on floppy disks deleted by mistake. This tool is a fully automatic and professional corrupted floppy disk or CD-ROM files and data recovery tool working under Windows. It can rescue all kinds of files like documents, images, applications and other data from damaged disks. Totally, it supports 600+ file formats; almost all file system (FAT, NTFS, HFS, UFS, exFAT) that can help people in different demand.

How to undelete files from floppy disk with WiseRecovery?

Step 1

Download WiseRecovery, install it and launch it. Click the "Start Scan" button on the main window of it.
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Step 2

Select the exact drive and click the "Next" button to start scanning. If you can't see the drive, please make sure your external drives are connected, and click "Refresh" button.
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Step 3

It will take about 2-10 minutes to scan, it depends on your disk size and files amount on the disk. After scanning is finished, you can preview text document and picture files.
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