Strategies for Network Drive

This scenario occurs when a file has been deleted from a network drive.

The network drive is a shared folder on a Windows® computer

Recovery is possible if attempted before the deleted file is overwritten by new data. If the shared folder resides on a busy volume on a server computer, it may be written over in a matter of minutes.

You must run File Scavenger® on the computer where the shared folder resides, not on the client computer that maps the shared folder.

Follow the procedure to recover deleted files.

The network drive resides on a NAS device

Recovery in this case is very difficult. The complex recovery procedure requires removing the physical drive or drives from the NAS device. Recovery is only possible if the NAS device has been configured with certain file systems. You may need help from our experts by using the RAID and NAS recovery services.

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