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Trash Recovery: Recover Deleted Files from Emptied Trash

About less than a month ago I deleted a folder and emptied the trash thinking I don't need it, but today I noticed I do. Is it possible to recover this file? I knew the exact name and directory of the folder. Is there even a program that can recover this folder even though the trash was emptied such a long time ago? Thanks!

From a professional standpoint, when we emptied Trash Bin, actually we didn’t delete the files stored there. We just lose the access to the files from the system. The space occupied by deleted files is marked as “available to rescue”, as long as they are not overwritten by other files, those deleted files still remain on the drive. In order not to be overwritten, we need to stop using the Mac immediately if we want to recover deleted data from Trash Bin.
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How to Recover Deleted Files from Emptied Trash

Step 1.Select Recovery Mode to Start Program
Launch External Hard Drive Recovery, and then you’ll get an interface as follow. Here, On the main interface of Data Recovery, click "Recover Data" to start recovering lost or deleted files from Mac hard drives/volumes.
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Note: You can read the instructions in the interface carefully to have a better understanding of this utility and select the best recovery mode for yourself.
Step 2.Scan Your External Hard Drive for Lost Data
Drive Recovery has four sub-modules as shown. The recovery steps are similar for each of these modules. Click "Quick Recovery" under "Drive Recovery" tab.
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Note: If you want to recover data from a formatted external hard drive on your Mac, you can select "Enable Deep Scan" option.
Step 3.Restore Data from Mac External Hard Drive
Select the desired volume under the "Volume(s)" list and click right arrow in the bottom-right corner of the screen to start scanning.
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Note: To avoid recoverable files from being overwritten during the recovery, please do select a folder on your Mac to keep them.
Notes: Before "Empty Trash", please check the Trash Bin carefully. If you find something valuable, you can highlight the ones that got mistakenly sent there and drag them out of Trash Bin to avoid this data loss headache.

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