How do I recover "permanently deleted" files from a USB flash drive???

Help! I just accidentally clicked "yes" when prompted to permanently delete a couple of files from my USB flash drive. Please tell me there is a way to restore or recover these files! I just tried to restore a previous version, but I only ended up with a shortcut to the original version that I just deleted. Thank you in advance for any solutions.
 

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Last updated November 9, 2018 Views 50,001 Applies to:
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You can run data recovery software on the flash drive.

R-Studio - http://www.r-tt.com/
Recuva - http://www.piriform.com/recuva
Restoration - http://www3.telus.net/mikebike/RESTORATION.html
PCInspector File Recovery - http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/welcome.htm
Executive Software “Undelete” - http://www.undelete.com/undelete/undelete.asp
GetDataBack - http://www.runtime.org/data-recovery-software.htm


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