How to Recover Deleted Files from Windows 7 Recycle Bin

“I deleted unwanted files from my Windows 7 system in order to utilize hard disk free memory space. Later, I found that there were few important files, which were accidentally deleted from hard drive. Does anybody tell me how to get back deleted files from Recycle Bin?”

Steps to Restore Deleted Files from Recycle Bin-

  • Open Recycle Bin by double clicking on the shortcut icon
  • Find the deleted files that you want to restore
  • Right click on it and hit Restore button

Now, your file will be moved to the original location from which you have deleted it. But, deleted files cannot be restored manually, if files are not present in the Recycle Bin folder.

Why can’t you find deleted files in Recycle bin folder?

  • Deleting files using shift + delete key combination
  • Erasing files from command prompt
  • Accidental deletion of files from externally connected storage devices on Windows system
  • Deleting large sized file when Recycle Bin is already filled with previously deleted files

In all these scenarios, the deleted files will bypass Recycle Bin folder and gets completely lost from Windows 7 system. Furthermore, if you have checked, “Don’t move files to the Recycle Bin. Remove files immediately when deleted” option in Recycle Bin folder properties, then also the files will bypass Recycle Bin and gets permanently deleted. In addition, accidentally deleting a wrong file from Recycle Bin, emptying Recycle Bin without checking for any necessary file, etc. will also cause loss of files from Recycle Bin.

Then, how to Get Back Files Deleted from Recycle Bin folder?

Files deleted from Recycle Bin folder still present on the system drive but in a hidden state, until you overwrite the space occupied by deleted files on the drive by storing new data. Because, when files are erased from Recycle Bin, only the access information of files will be erased making the file invisible to the OS. And users assume that files are permanently deleted. Hence, as long as you won’t store any new data on the hard drive, it is definitely possible to get back erased files from Recycle Bin on Windows 7 using Yodot File Recovery tool.

More About Yodot File Recovery Tool-

Yodot File Recovery app helps to bring back different types of files that were deleted from Recycle Bin folder in various occasions. It also enables you to recover files based on their unique signature. The software can restore deleted files from different types of Windows hard drives such as SATA, ATA, SCSI, PATA, IDE and others. It can restore all types of deleted files from the internal hard drive, external hard disk, USB drives, memory cards, etc. on Windows 7 computer. Other than Windows 7, it also supports to work on different series of Windows OS such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and 2008

How to Recover Deleted Files from Recycle Bin using Yodot File Recovery Tool?

Download Yodot File Recovery software and install it on Windows 7 system. Run the utility by following ongoing instructions.

  • Select “Deleted File Recovery” option from the list of provided options
  • In the next screen, select the drive on which Recycle Bin is exist
  • The tool starts to scan for deleted files and you can overview the recovery status through status bar
  • After scanning process completes, all the recoverable files will be provided in a list, including its complete details
  • Preview the file contents using preview options in Data view or File Type View
  • Select desired location to store recovered files and click on Save button

Note: It is always recommended to download and run the software on a healthy computer rather than on the same system which is a victim of severe data loss.

Valuable Tips:

  • Do not download the software on same drive in which deleted files were located
  • Before erasing any files cross check whether it is required or not for further use

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