Recver deleted files from a flash drive

Posted on 2006-04-07
Last Modified: 2010-04-25
I accidentally deleted important files from my flash drive. I purchased" EaseUS Data Recovery wizard". It was successful in retrieving my files. Unfortunately, the files were unreadable and contained funny HTML like chacracters. Is there a way I cam convert them to readable text? I have 2 Excel files that are must important. How coa I convert them to make them readable?
Question by:tomciro1
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    Expert Comment

    You really need to recover the data properly so that the application can read it.  Try some free software, like PC File Inspector  Trying to unscramble data that was improperly recovered is an exercise in futility.
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    Expert Comment

    Depending on how important the data is, you can try Getbackdata:
    It's free to try. You can also check the integrity of the files. You can then opt to buy a license in order to recover the files.

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    To all
      I was able to retrieve my data using EaseUS Data Recovery, I was not using it properlly. When I corrected my error in using it, the files were recovered readable and intact. Thanks to all of you for your inputs, but I will close out my  request for help.

    P.S. to Callendor
      I tried using PC File Inspector, but it failed to recover fles from my flash drive

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