How to Recover Deleted Folder on Windows Server 2008?

Windows Server 2008 can be written as Win2K8, it is one among Windows Server operating systems, globally used in Servers to handle internet hosting, networking, databases and other functionality. It has many advanced features like networking stacks, remote MS management, self healing NTFS file system, improvised Windows Firewall configuration, .NET framework technique and many more. However, folders saved on Windows Server 2008 computer can be lost in many aspects.

Let us consider an instant, suppose when you extract files from suspicious site malware may intrude your Windows Server 2008 system. And when you scan your Windows Server 2008 desktop with any third party antivirus program, it may erase files and folders which is severely infected without notifying you. At this stage, you will definitely hassle yourself by thinking about deleted folders. So it is recommended to use eminent folder recovery software to bring back deleted folders from Windows Server 2008 computer within short period of time.

Scenarios that leads to deletion of folders on Windows Server 2008:

  • Making use of Shift + Delete keys to remove folders on Windows Server 2008 computer will bypass Recycle Bin and results in permanent deletion of those folders
  • User may empty Recycle Bin without checking for its content saved in it and later worry for deleted folders and files that need was supposed to be restored before emptying
  • While moving folders from Windows Server 2008 to external storage device, if you accidentally delete folder then it tends to permanent deletion of folders
  • Accidentally formatting Windows Server 2008 hard drive will remove entire files and folders present in it
  • While deleting some unwanted folders, user may unintentionally select all folders and clear Recycle Bin without inspecting its data

Windows Server 2008 deleted folder recovery tool:

To easily retrieve deleted folders from Windows Server 2008 OS, Yodot File Recovery is the most reliable software. Its user friendly interface recovers files and folders from Windows Server 2008 hard drive and it does not alter its original file format. Its ability to retrieve all major file types including MS Office files, compressed files, generic media files, Outlook files, etc. It supports file recovery from FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file systems on Windows system. Addition to deleted folder, it can recover moved folder from different storage devices like FireWire drives, memory card, pen drives, internal and external hard drive, SSD drives and many more. Along with Windows Server 2008, this tool is compatible on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003 versions. The scanning algorithms, Find option, option to preview media files before saving, Save Recovery Session, etc are most talked features of this tool.

Steps to recover erased folder from Windows Server 2008:

  • Download and install Deleted file recovery software on your Windows Server 2008 system by logging in as local system administrator
  • After the completion of installation process, you can run software using shortcut icon present on desktop
  • On main screen you will get two options like 'Deleted File Recovery' and 'Lost File Recovery'
  • In that, opt for 'Deleted File Recovery' option and then move to next window
  • Mark on the drive from where you want to restore erased folder from Windows Server 2008 OS and click on 'Next'
  • Select partition from where folders got permanently erased
  • Start scanning the selected drive by hitting on Next button
  • After completion of recovery process, rescued folders can be seen in 'File Type View' or 'Data View'
  • Mark required folders and files and save them using 'Save' option on desired destination location but not on the same drive

Useful Tips:

  • Avoid clearing folders using Shift Delete keys on Windows Server 2008
  • Safe guard your system from virus by using reliable antivirus tool
  • Do not use the computer after incurring deletion of folders

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