How to Recover Deleted Folder from Recycle Bin after Emptying?

Updated on March 10, 2020

Recycle Bin is a folder in Windows that stored the files and folders deleted from the system. This Recycle Bin folder is not located on a single drive, instead each partition on a computer hard drive contains the space that is allocated to the Recycle Bin. When any file or a folder from a Windows computer is deleted with just simple deletion key, it will be moved to this Recycle Bin folder. So, it gives chance to restore the deleted files and folders to their original location, when you need them. If we empty the Recycle Bin folder or remove the files from the Recycle Bin folder, then the files will be removed permanently.

Meanwhile, not all the files and folders that are deleted doesn't go to the Recycle Bin. If the file or a folder that is too big in size (larger than the Recycle Bin Folder), then the deleted file or a folder bypasses the Recycle Bin, and gets deleted permanentluy from the system. Also, when you delete a file or a folder using "Shift + Delete" keys or a Command Prompt, then those files also won't be moved to the ecycle Bin folder. In these two cases, the files will get deleted permanently from the Windows system.

So, if you have deleted your important file or a folder and emptied the Recycle Bin, then how will you recover deleted folders from emptied Recycle Bin? Don't worry! Still you can recover deleted folders from emptied Recycle Bin. To know how to, continue reading..!

Basically when any folder is deleted from computer hard drive or from Recycle Bin, operating system removes folder entries in registry and erases its index value or path information. Also, marks the memory location occupied by that folder as empty or free so that new data can be saved there. Thus erased folder and its files are made unseen to operating system even though it is still intact in same memory location on hard drive. If new data is not added in that location on a hard drive after emptying Recycle Bin, then chances of recovering erased folders from Recycle Bin is possible by employing good file retrieval tool.

NOTE: Once you lose your files from a drive after emptying the recycle bin, and want to recover those files, then immediately stop using the drive from where files are deleted/lost. Because, if the memory space on the drive that was occupied by the deleted files is overwritten with new files, then it's highly difficult in recovering those deleted files back.

Yodot File Recovery Software to Recover Deleted Folders from Recycle Bin That Has Been Emptied:

In order to recover deleted folders from Recycle Bin that has been emptied, use of Yodot File Recovery software is the best solution. This tool has ability to restore folders that hold Word documents, Excel sheets, PDFs, PowerPoint presentations, paint files, notepad files, text files, basic media files, archives, etc. It can even rescue lost or missing folders from external hard disks, USB flash drives, SSD drives, memory sticks and other storage devices in simple steps. It is the best software to find hidden folders and files on computers running with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Server 2003 and Windows 8.1 operating systems.

Apart from recovering different folders from Recycle Bin, one might get into a situation where erased folders in Outlook PST or OST file carry vital data and restoring it seems like big trouble. Fortunately, Yodot extends its help in this aspect even, making restortaion of Outlook data possible using Outlook PST Repair tool.

Steps to Recover Deleted Folders from Recycle Bin after Emptying:

  • Download Recover erased files software on your Windows computer and install it
  • After running the toolkit, you will be welcomed with main screen
  • Here two options will get displayed namely – “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Go for first option as you need to recover erased folders and click next
  • Now, choose the drive / logical drive that previously stored deleted folders
  • As selected drive will get scanned, progress of scanning process will be shown in Status Bar
  • All recovered files will get listed under ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’
  • Save retrieved files to new desired target location on your computer

Please Note:

  • Do not empty Recycle Bin before interrogating the files and folders present in it
  • Avoid unintentional deletion of folders and files without knowing the importance of such data

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