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Why are there no files in my Recuva Professional Edition?


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I delete files almost daily. I'll admit that a lot of the files are securely deleted, but not all of them by any means. Why are there 0 Files found? 

Okay, I clicked the Scan button. Now it says over 420K files found, but none matches to the filter. Do I really have to do a Deep Scan just to see files deleted unsecurely?

Thank you, Michael

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The simple answer is that there are no records in the MFT flagged as deleted that match your selection criteria. A deep scan will not help as it doesn't return any file names, as they are held in the MFT. Securely deleted files (if I remember correctly, years since I've done any) are renamed so they also won't be found, and if they were they would contain zeroes.

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