First off, download free Disk Drill and suspend the file system usage a little, because the more you work with the system, where you need to recover files, the more chances the deleted files get overwritten by new data. So we want to keep it quiet until we get back what we need. Disk Drill supports a great variety of file types. Not only can you recover deleted Excel file, but also your lost Word documents, videos, music or images.
All file types Disk Drill can recover
Of course the best way to recover Excel file is protecting it. And the best part – data protection with Recovery Vault is free. Doesn't matter if you have an FAT32, NTFS, or HFS+ systems, this simple yet super efficient algorithm works on any. It will keep track of your deleted files, mark them and store their meta-data invisibly for easy restoration.
Of course the situation where you just deleted the file and realized it right there is perfect. In those cases recovering Excel files is so much easier. But what if you didn't realize your file was gone until somewhat later and you don't know where to start. Deep Scan method is here to help! It'll dig deep through your hard drive byte-by-byte and use its knowledge of file signatures to reconstruct every little piece of file structure. This method takes longer time, but is totally worth the wait!