Recovery of Deleted Files from Hard Drive

Everyone might have mistaken delete files from system hard drive and start blaming themselves for being so careless. Apart from performing multiple tasks in click of button, your system also has certain keys that invoked to permanently delete files from hard drive such as Shift - Delete. Commonly user’s think that files deleted using Shift – Delete options will never restore back, but let me tell you there is still a great possibility of retrieving them back. Therefore, it is suggested not to use the hard drive to store new data after deleting files permanently.

Now, you may have a query in your mind that how to get back deleted files? It’s simple!! Deleting files just removes the index entries of the files from file allocation table. Therefore, restoring them is possible using appropriate files recovery software.

How files get deleted from hard drive?

  • Mistakenly deleting files from Recycle Bin while trying to restore them back
  • Unauthenticated third-party applications installed on your system may tend to deletion of files from HDD
  • File system corruption can results in removal of files from hard drive
  • Unexpected system shutdown while working on files can lead to deletion of files
  • Suspicious virus or malware attack to hard drive might delete your essential files

Accidental or unintended deletion of files creates panic in users. As stated above one can retrieve deleted filed from hard drive using any file recovery softwares like Yodot File Recovery.

Hard drive deleted file recovery software:

File Recovery tool is one of the renowned file retrieval software for your hard drive on Windows operating system. You can bring back files such as documents (DOC, DOCX, XLS, PPT, PDF, etc), compressed files (ZIP, RAR, etc), photos, videos, audios etc from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS 5, ExtFAT hard drive partitions. The application uses advanced built in algorithms to find the deleted files within few mouse clicks from different hard drive interfaces like IDE, SATA, PATA, SAS, and others. One can extract removed files from various hard drive brands like Dell, Toshiba, Transcend, Lenovo, HP and so on. It supports all the versions of Windows OS including Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003.

Steps to bring back deleted files from Yodot File Recovery works?

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery software on windows desktop or laptop
  • Open the software by login as a system admin and follow the onscreen instructions
  • Use “Delete File Recovery” option to rescue your deleted files from HD /li>
  • Now the software isplays all the partitions present in your system
  • Select the drive/partition from where files are to be restored
  • The programs scans the selected drive and displays list of recoverable files
  • View the regained files in two different views i.e. data view and file type view which eases your search
  • Click on “Data View” button to show files in hierarchical format or click on “File Type View” displays your erased files based on file extension
  • Mark the desired files from the list, which you need to revive back and  click on "Next" button
  • Save the recovered files to your preferred location, but not to the same hard drive partition from where you have

Important Tips:

  • Double check while deleting files using Shift – Delete keys or deleting files from Recycle Bin
  • Backup your essential files that are present in hard drive to another external drives
  • Scan the hard drive regularly for any viruses that might infect your system

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