How to Recover Deleted PDF Files from Computer with Freeware?

  • Your computer crashed and you lost your Adobe Acrobat files.
  • You deleted an Adobe Acrobat file that you need to recover.
  • You lost an Adobe Acrobat file due to a virus infection or other system failure.

That kind of situations happens quite often, especially for office staff and the students. Take it easy! This article will talk about how to recover deleted PDF files with deleted PDF file recovery.

Why can you recover the deleted files?

When you delete files from the computer and empty them from the Recycle Bin, they would disappear from your computer. But their content would not be destroyed immediately. Windows marks files for deletion and removes them from the file system database when you delete them. This doesn't mean they are immediately gone, and you have no chance to undelete files.

Deleted PDF file recovery software

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EaseUS Data Recovery Software is absolutely your best choice to recover deleted or lost PDF files, Word, Excel, PPT etc. files and documents from your hard drive, memory card or USB flash drive and other storage devices.

Apart from recovering deleted PDF files, the universal deleted PDF file recovery utility also can help you recover deleted photos, videos, audios, emails from Outlook Express and MS Outlook. Additionally, it provides you multiple smart features such as fast scan, image partitions and file preview etc.


  • Able to recover deleted Adobe Acrobat file.
  • Able to recover deleted and formatted PDF documents.
  • Supports all versions of FAT and NTFS and regenerates files even from lost, deleted partitions and from reformatted disks in Windows 2000/2003/XP/Vista/2008/Windows 7.
  • Autosave allows continuing recovery, terminated at any stage.

To recover delete or lost PDF files, follow these steps:

1. Click the "Deleted File Recovery" button on the main window of Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition.

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2. Select the file types you want to recover. Tick 'Search all lost files automatically' to find all lost file types

Select file types

3. You can see a list of your logical volumes found on your computer.

4. Choose one of them and press the "NEXT" button.

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5. Data Recovery Wizard will read file system on selected volume.

6. This step will launch the Building directory interface to search the deleted files.

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7. After this scanning is finished, you'll see file/folder tree.

8. You can click "Find file by name" or "Search files" to see search pdf files.

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Note: You can also recover lost PDF files from Raw folders.

If the PDF files are stored in the volume which you formatted, deleted or damaged, you should use the "Complete Recovery" or "Partition Recovery" to recover PDF files.

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