Restore Trash File from iMac

“I emptied trash folder without checking its contents by pressing “Secure empty Trash” option on iMac system. Later I realized that I lost crucial files from it. Now I am badly in need of those deleted files as there is no backup. Please help me to recover files from Trash on iMac system”

IMac system is designed and built by Apple Inc. Corporation. User can store huge amount of data on it. However, sometime user may accidently move certain essential files on iMac system to Trash folder. This Trash bin act as container for files and folders, users will no longer use on iMac system. But accidentally emptying Trash or removing files from it will render loss of those files beyond manual recovery in situations like:

  • Mistakenly one may press “Command + shift + delete + option” keys on iMac system, which empties trash completely without displaying confirmation message on screen resulting in file loss
  • While restoring important files from Trash, one can accidently press on ‘Delete option’ instead of pressing ‘Restore’ option that tends to deletion of files
  • Restoring factory setting on iMac can tend to deletion of files from Trash on iMac system

Mac user may delete their valuable files from Trash without checking its contents on iMac system. In such circumstance can restore those files from iMac Trash bin using renowned file recovery software

Program to recover files from Trash on iMac:

Mac File recovery is most suitable application to retrieve files from Trash on iMac system. This program has powerful scanning technique to recover lost/ deleted/ erased files and folders from Trash bin on MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, iMac and so on. It has capacity to rescue documents, presentations, Pages files, Keynote files, compressed files, media files and may more from Trash on iMac system.  This utility will extract deleted or missing files from other storage device like portable hard drive, USB drive, memory cards, SSD drives, FireWire drives etc. This software is flexible to retrieve formatted files from iMac system installed with Mac Leopard, Mac Snow Leopard, Mac Mountain Lion, Mac Lion and Mac Mavericks operating systems.

Simple steps to recover files from Trash on iMac:

Download Mac File Recovery software to your iMac system->Install it, run the application and follow step by step instructions -> On main screen it provide two options namely “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery” -> Select any one option based on the file loss situation from iMac Trash -> Afterwards, tool will displays all the volumes present on iMac computer-> Pick the volume or drive in which Trash files were saved -> Choose the file type showing file extension or else you can select all file types->Further, tool will scan selected drive>Once scanning process gets completed, it will display list of recovered files in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’ modes ->Finally save the files in desired destination location on iMac system.

How to Rescue Sticky Notes from Windows 8.1?

“By mistake I have applied Shift +Delete keys on my important Sticky notes which were saved in my system running with Windows 8.1 operating system. Does any one have an idea how to rescue sticky notes from Windows 8.1?”

On Windows system Sticky notes works as an application of Desktop notes. It was developed to write down reminders in easy and quick way. You can write notes such as address, phone numbers in needed styles in Sticky notes. They are stored with .snt file extension. User can lose their important Sticky notes in various situations as:

  • While erasing useless files from system by mistake you can remove Sticky notes also
  • When transferring Sticky note file to other device and in between sudden computer gets shut down then it leads to lose sticky notes
  • If you want to format your drive and after completion of action user realize that drive formatted contained sticky note then they are also lost

If anyone faces above stated scenarios or other than this also then do not waste your time and use reliable file recovery software to get back deleted/lost Sticky notes.


File Recovery

It is an accurate tool to restore missing/erased Sticky Notes from Windows 8.1 operating system. It is designed with scanning algorithm that get back removed/lost files by file extension, file size, files name and so on. It can even regain documents, basic media files, presentation files, compressed files, paint images and many others from Windows 8.1 computer. Besides from computer it can retrieve files from memory card, pen drive, portable hard drive, Fire Wire, SSD drive etc. It works on Windows7, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating system.

Check out how to rescue Sticky Notes from Windows 8.1

First of all download and install  File Recovery tool on Windows 8.1 computer. On main screen two options are present as “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”. Choose any one option and click on next button. Now it will display a list of all drives present in computer. Choose drive from which user have to recover Sticky Notes files. Scanning process will start and after completion of process it will display all retrieved files from it. Select needed file from list and you can view your recovered file in “File type view” or “Data view” and press next button. At last save rescue files to new target location and never save it on same drive.


  • When user is deleting multiple files using Shift Delete keys then check it properly
  • If you are transferring files then do not suddenly eject any external device
  • You should always use reliable antivirus application to prevent virus attack
  • User should always keep backup of important files from Sticky Notes in Word file or Notepad

Recover Files from Volumes

“Someone please help me. I recently lost complete data from the Volume of my Mac system because I accidently selected wrong volume for formatting instead of selecting some other volume. The files which I lost are very important for me. So if anybody faced the same situation, then do help me please.”

Many Mac users may face such above issues while working on it. But those lost/deleted files will be in the same storage memory, till any other files replace them. Some more such scenarios are listed below,

  • Loss of files from volume may occur due to volume header corruption
  • Interruptions while reinstalling OS or while installing more than one operating system may result in loss of files
  • Other problems for loss of files from Mac volume are file system corruption, metadata structure corruption, improper usage of “Disk Utility” function, catalog file corruption etc.
  • Abrupt system termination due to frequent power surge, may also lead to lose of  files from Mac volume

If you have lost your files from Mac volume due to any of above listed reasons, then no need to worry. Because you can retrieve lost or deleted files from Mac volume by using popular  Mac File Recovery software.

Software to recover files from Mac volume:

Mac File Recovery is an excellent software which can retrieve files from Mac Volume. It can bring back your lost / deleted files such as images, documents, videos, music files, etc from HFS+, HFSX, FAT16, FAT32 partitions. This tool will recovers files on the basis of their unique signatures. It can recover file not only from Mac hard drive but also from external drives such as memory cards, pen drives, iPod, SD cards, MMC etc. User friendly interface of this application can make even non technical user to operate it easily. You can also recover deleted / lost files from MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, iMac and Mac Pro hard drive volumes. This tool is compatible with all latest versions of Mac OS X such as Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks operating systems.

Instruction to use the tool:

On your Mac system download and install  Mac File Recovery software. Launch the tool and start the recovery process by following steps given on the screen. Next, choose either “Deleted File Recovery” or “Lost File Recovery” option. Once you select the option, you will find the list of drives / volumes present on Mac system. Select the drive / volume from where files need to be restored. Further, tool displays all the available file types from Mac computer. Once the scanning process gets over, you can see recovered files either in “Data View” or “File Type View”. Using “preview” option, see the files which have been regained. Select the destination location to save recovered files on Mac machine.