How to Recover Missing Docx Files on Mac?

Missing Word documents from Mac hard drive or from other removable media can be recovered. Lot of users over the globe loses their important docx files due to common human errors, for example accidental deletion of files. Have you also lost one of your vital documents? Wants to carry out deleted Word 2010 document recovery from USB drive or from MacBook? Here is a one-stop solution to all your worries – Recover Lost Documents. This award-winning software will recover missing doc or docx files on Mac OS X Lion, Snow Leopard, and Leopard.

Most probably, you might have lost vital docx file on your Macintosh due to catalog file corruption. Basically, catalog file is the storage location, which is use to store records about the files and folders stored on the volume. Think, what could happen if catalog fie is damaged? Apple file manager would not be able to retrieve files on your command and thus they become inaccessible or missing. Various reasons are responsible for corruption in the catalog file, such as journal corruption, Apple Partition Map corruption, Mac OS X Lion malfunctioning, hardware/software malfunctioning, bad sectors on hard disk, improper formatting of Mac volumes, etc.

In addition to catalog file corruption, docx files might be missing due to the following reasons-

  • Accidental formatting of Mac OS X Lion volume containing the important docx file
  • Sudden closing of Word application in which docx file was currently opened
  • Accidentally deleting docx file, and later emptying the Trash without checking its content
  • Reinstalling Mac OS X Lion without taking backup of valuable data
  • Docx files may even lose during transfer between Mac and removable drives

Whatever be the reason, losing vital docx file could be very agonizing. You can get in lot of trouble if you lose some of your client details or bank account details or project report. Hence, you should take immediate step to download a good missing documents recovery program on your Macintosh, and use it to recover missing docx file. It’s always better to restore lost or delete data as soon as possible for complete recovery of lost data. This is because regular use of data storage drive from which you are looking to recover lost files, can result in overwriting of lost files resulting in permanent data loss.

Recover Lost Documents is one of the finest programs on the internet to retrieve Excel document lost during file transfer or due to some other data loss scenario. It will successfully recover docx or doc files from your Mac volumes running on Mac OS X Lion. In addition, you can retrieve lost docx files from external hard drive, memory card, USB flash drive, Time Capsule, FireWire drive, etc. Moreover, Windows version of this user-friendly tool can be use to recover lost Word 2007 docx files on Windows 7, XP, or Vista.

Steps to perform missing docx file recovery on Mac OS X Lion

Step 1: Download and install the file recovery software on your Macintosh. Then open its home screen as shown in fig 1.

Missing Docx File Recovery on Mac OS X Lion - Home Screen

Fig 1: Home Screen

Step 2: Click on "Recover Files", select the drive/volume from where the docx file is lost and finally, press "Next" button to start the file recovery procedure.

Step 3: At last, you will get the list of recovered docx files as shown in fig 2.

Missing Docx File Recovery on Mac OS X Lion - Recovered Docx Files

Fig 2: Recovered Docx Files

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