Recover Deleted Files From Recycle Bin On Windows 8/8.1

Written by Lucy John on April 27, 2023

“Hi, I use Windows 8 computer at home which doesn’t have much free memory space. In order to get free space on my Windows 8 hard drive, I emptied the Recycle Bin. But later I realized that there were a few important files in Recycle Bin, which I forgot to restore back to the drive from where they were deleted. What can I do now to get back files deleted after emptying Recycle Bin? Thanks in advance.”

Do not panic, as there is a way to get back such files from your Windows 8 computers. You might have come across many situations like above where Recycle Bin consisting of your precious files is emptied.

How To Recover Emptied Recycle Bin From Windows 8/8.1?

  1. Restore Emptied Recycle Bin Files via File History
  2. Restore Deleted Files with the previous version
  3. Recover Files From Recycle Bin Using Command Prompt
  4. Recover Files From Recycle Bin on Windows 8/8.1 Using Yodot File Recovery [Most Preferred Method]

Method 1:Restore Emptied Recycle Bin Files via File History

Check out the file history backups after you accidentally deleted files from the Recycle Bin. If there is a copy of files in the lost file history, you will be able to recover deleted files from Recycle Bin after they empty.

Method 2: Restore Deleted Files With The Previous Version

Try the previous version by following the below-mentioned steps to recover the deleted files from recycle bin.

That’s it you will be able to find the lost files in the original location.

Method 3: Recover Files From Recycle Bin Using Command Prompt

Command prompt helps you with recovering files from recycle bin.

Now, you can see all the lost files from the recycle bin.

Method 4: Recover Files From Recycle Bin on Windows 8/8.1 Using Yodot File Recovery

If you failed with the above three methods, you can turn to professional data recovery software. Yodot File Recovery software helps you to get back files after emptying Recycle Bin in Windows 8 systems. It is capable of retrieving files that have bypassed Recycle Bin or Shift deleted from Windows 8 PC.

Steps to recover files emptied from Recycle Bin of Windows 8:

Note: This utility is capable of retrieving disappeared folders & files from external drives like pen drives, memory cards, iPods and others on Windows 8/8.1 computer.

Tip to Remember:

  • Check whether there is an important file or folder before emptying Recycle Bin.
  • Keep backing up data of your Windows 8 computer on regular basis to restore them in case of loss or deletion.

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