Up to this point, we have discussed backing up data and restoring that data. In some situations, however, you need to restore data that has not been backed up because you just accidentally deleted it. File recovery (and system recovery, which you learn about in a later section) requires a high level of expertise to successfully complete. There are data recovery businesses that are good at data and system recovery, and they prosper because the task is so difficult. The information presented here, along with practice on your part, can assist you in attempting to do it yourself or enable you to recognize when a professional service is warranted.
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