What is data recovery?

Data recovery is the process of using backups, e.g., from a hard drive or online storage, to restore lost data.

How does data recovery work?

The data could be lost due to hardware failure, file corruption, or accidental deletion. The process can restore data either onto the original storage device or onto a separate one.

Recovery can also refer to the process of regaining access to an online account. For example, a user might reset their password after forgetting it in order to log into their email account.

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