Before you start data recovery or search for files and folders, the hard drive must be scanned. Scanning uncovers areas of the hard drive that may contain deleted files. If you are searching for a deleted partition or logical drive, read the instructions in Performing a Device Scan.
There are two types of drive scan, as described below:
After the cursor is positioned over a logical drive, press [Enter] to scan that drive with a Basic Drive Scan
To stop (cancel) the scanning process, press [Esc] at any time.
After completing a drive scan the screen displays the areas where data may have been deleted, similar to the figure below. Deleted files or folders are marked grey.
Commands at the bottom of this screen are described below:
Try to locate your files and folders visually by going through the folder tree. Alternately, use the instructions found in Searching for Deleted Files and Folders.
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