How To Recover Deleted Files In Quick Heal Antivirus?

The Quick Heal Backup and Restore Tool helps you to protect your essential files from malware threats. When you back up your files using Quick Heal, the backup files are also self-protected. If you wish to know how to recover deleted files in Quick Heal antivirus, then you can restore either the entire backup or a particular file.

how to recover deleted files in Quick Heal antivirus

To restore the entire backup?

  • Look for the folder name "cfrbackup-" on your device.
  • Click on the Start menu and type CMD in Search windows.
  • Right-click on CMD in the search result and click on Run As Administrator.
  • Now the command prompt window will open.
  • Type 'cd \' and tap Enter.
  • You will be diverted to the root of the drive.
  • Go to the Quick Heal installation index.
  • For example, if Quick Heal is installed in "C:\Program Files\Quick Heal\Quick Heal Total Security" then enter "cdC:\Program Files\Quick Heal\Quick Heal Total Security"
  • Tap Enter and you will be diverted to the Quick Heal installation directory.
  • Type cfrutil.exe /restore

To restore a particular file using the modified date:

When a ransomware attack happens and if your files are encrypted, then you could find information files in the same folder. These folders will have the same name as the encrypted file with HTML, BMP, or txt extension. To restore a particular file, you can make use of the date of modification of these files. Continue reading to know how to recover deleted files in Quick Heal antivirus.

  • Time format will be accepted only in the 24 Hrs format.
  • For example, if the folder modification date is 26 June 2017, 4:35 PM, it must be entered as '260620171635'.
  • The command should be entered as follows: cfrutil.exe /restore 010620171232 D:\QH_Restore.
  • Here, D:\QH_Restore is only the area where the backup file is saved.
  • After entering the command, tap Enter.
  • Now, the file will be restored to a folder, as mentioned below.
  • If you want to restore a file, then follow the steps given below
  • Type command as given below: cfrutil.exe /restorefile
  • Tap Enter and the restoration process will begin.
  • You can see the restored file in the selected path.
  • Now, you successfully know how to recover deleted files in Quick Heal antivirus.