How to Recover Files Lost in Cut and Paste

This article we'll introduce the best way to help you recover files lost in cut and paste, also recover clipboard history.

How to Recover Lost Files after Cutting and Pasting Folder?
Hello, I need help on cut paste recovery issue. I transferred a folder, which contains 2GB worth of images to a USB flash drive by cutting and pasting. But I don't know how, all my photos were lost while transferring. Can I recover files from clipboard history? Or how can I recover files lost in cut and paste?

Actually, you can recover files from clipboard history, but it need a special software, it is quite difficult. On this page we will offer a easier way to help you recover files lost in cut and paste. You can follow the next guide to get your lost photos back with the powerful lost files recovery software.

Part 1: The Best Lost Files Recovery Software

The best lost files recovery software, we recommend Recoverit Data Recovery program. It is a powerful files recovery software, it can easily to help you recover deleted or lost files from any devices.

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The Best Lost Files Recovery Software

  • Recover files lost in cut and paste easily, effectively, safely and completely.
  • Recover files due to accidental deletion, virus attacked, system crashed and formatted device.
  • Recover any deleted or lost data and file types with high success rate.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista; Mac OS 10.13, macOS 10.12, OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6.

Video Tutorial on How to Recover Lost files

Part 2: How to Recover Files Lost in Cut and Paste

Download and install Recoverit Data Recovery software on your computer. Follow the next steps to perform lost files recovery on Windows computer, if you are working on Mac, you can download Recoverit Data Recovery for Mac and follow the similar steps to recover lost files on Mac.

Step 1. Select Data Recovery Mode

Launch Recoverit Data Recovery on your computer. To recover lost files, you need select "Deleted Files Recovery" mode to get started.

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Step 2. Select a Location to Search Files

Select the location where your lost photos stored before. Select a hard disk and click "Start" button to process.

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Step 3. Scanning the Hard Disk Drive

Recoverit Data Recovery will start to scanning, after the first scan, if you cannot find your files, you will need scan again with "All-Around Recovery" mode, it will search more files and take more time.

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Step 4. Preview and Recover Lost Files

After the scanning, you can preview some recovered photos. Select your files and click "Recover" button to retrieve them back.

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You can check all recovered files on your computer hard drive. Download Recoverit Data Recovery and try it to help you recover files lost in cut and paste.

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