Deleted File Recovery from 64 Bit Windows

windows 7 data recovery“I use Windows 7 PC whose operating system type is 64 bit. Today; my cousin accessed this system and was working on some files. After performing the tasks, he decided to delete unwanted files which he no more needed. So, he selected all his files and shift-deleted them. But, later I found that along with unwanted files, he had selected few necessary files of mine and deleted them. Now, how can I get back deleted files from my Windows system? Please someone help me by providing good solution.”

File deletion is the most frequently occurring cause for loss of files from Windows computers. Microsoft Windows OS has two types, 32-bit and 64-bit. These OS types define the processor’s capability of handling information on a computer. Generally, 64-bit Windows OS can process large amount of information (i.e. width of datapath, integer size and memory addresses will be of 64-bit) when compared to 32-bit processor. Thus, user can simultaneously run any number of programs on a 64-bit computing OS without any hassle in response time. Though, computers with 64-bit processors perform quick data activities, yet its users are prone to data loss due to deletion process.

Various reasons behind deletion of files from 64 bit Windows are:

  • Emptying Recycle Bin folder after every deletion can sometimes lead to removal of accidentally deleted important files
  • Accidentally pressing Shift-Del keys on a selected file/s will delete it even without sending to Recycle Bin
  • Erasing any file from command prompt causes deletion beyond manual recovery and later finding need for it
  • Other factors like deletion of necessary files by antivirus tool while removing infected files, severe malware infection on system drive and other issues sometimes erases any required files without notice from 64 bit Windows

In reality, just by deletion files won’t get erased from Windows system. They still reside in the same memory location on system drive; but they become unreachable or invisible to the 64-bit processor. This happens because, deletion process will only erase file entries in registry and deletes the index pointer value of that file. Hence, OS can no more recognize files even though they are present on the hard drive. In this instance, if data overwriting is avoided then deleted files from 64 Bit Windows system can be easily recovered.

Recover deleted files from Windows 64-bit:

It is very simple to retrieve all erased files from 64-bit Windows system/laptop with the use of Deleted file recovery software. Its simple user interface guides you to perform trouble free recovery of erased files at extreme ease within clicks. Software is built with brilliant modules to extract each and every deleted file type from Windows 64-bit as well as 32-bit operating systems. One can employ this tool to find missing and hidden files from partitions on Windows computer. Software can successfully get back lost or deleted files such as MS Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, Access data base files, Outlook PST/OST file, DBX files, PDF , basic media file types and other file formats. Additionally, this program can restore files erased or missing from USB pen drives, portable hard drive, FireWire drive, memory cards and other storage devices that supports to work on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and 2008 OS versions.

Glance at the steps given below to make use of Yodot File Recovery:

  • Download the software on your Windows 64-bit PC on which files are deleted
  • Install and run the utility with instructions
  • Main screen comes up showing two options, “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Choose Deleted File Recovery option in order to restore deleted files
  • By clicking next, a list of drives present on system will get displayed
  • Select the drive / partition from which files got deleted and click next
  • Now, quick scan of selected drive / partition is performs by software
  • This software retrieves possible files till it finishes scanning process
  • Make use of Data view / File Type view options to view the list of retrieved files
  • Later, select required destination location on 64-bit Windows system drive and save these recovered files (but not to the same partition / folder that underwent scan)

Important Note:

  • Do not erase any files using Shift-Del keys or from Command Prompt without confirming necessity of files
  • Always backup crucial data from Windows 64-bit system on external storage devices to overcome accidental deletion
  • Make use of efficient antivirus tool to eradicate malicious viruses from 64-bit Windows

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