Having an important file deleted off of your hard drive is a very frustrating thing. It is especially frustrating when you know that it was just because of your own foolishness that the file was deleted. Sometimes, files can easily be recovered. Other times, it takes a little bit of work in order to recover XLS file on your computer. There are programs out there that are designed to help with the recovery process. These programs can be found by looking online for file recovery programs. Some of them are free, some of them cost a little bit of money. However they are all beneficial.