Search for Files and Folders
To help you find deleted files in a long list of files from a scanned drive, you may
the list with specific search criteria and review results in a Search Results View.
To search a scanned drive for deleted Files and Folders:
- Select a scanned Logical Drive or scanned Detected Partition.
- To open the Search for Files and Folders dialog box, do one of the following:
- From the main toolbar, click Search.
- Right-click the selected item and click Search from the context menu.
- In the Look for field, enter the text, along with wildcard symbols or regular expressions,
for which you intend to search.
- The search path appears in the In field. To change the search path, click Browse…
select the drive.
- To set options in the General Criteria tab:
- To search the root level of the drive and all sub folders, select the Recursive search
in subdirectories check box. To search only the root folder, clear this check box.
- To display only files that are deleted or damaged, select the Search among deleted
only check box.
- To display only files that are not deleted, select the Search among existing only
- To display files that match upper and lower case letters in the Look for field, select
the Match case check box.
- To display files by a specified date, in the Date Criteria tab, in the Date Type drop-down
list, choose a type and select a date range.
- To display files by a specified file size, in the Size Criteria tab, select Small,
or Large, or specify the size range in KB.
- To display files based on file attributes, in the File Attributes Criteria tab, click
Selected Attributes Only and select the check box next to all attributes that you
- To change all settings back to default settings, click Set Defaults.
- Click Search Now. The Processing… dialog box appears.
- To display disk image events and progress details, click Details.
- To terminate the disk image process, click Stop at any time. Results may be not accurate
- After the search is complete, a Search Results view appears.
You may repeat a search many times and refine the search criteria for better results.