How to Restore DOCX Files?

"DOCX files are used by Microsoft Word and were introduced with the release of Microsoft Office 2007. It offers additional support and enhancements to the older DOC files that has been created in previous versions of Microsoft Word. The “X” present at the end of Word file format DOCX indicates the use of XML for its creation. The main benefit of the new file format of Word is that, it is open which means that it can be read by tools other than Microsoft Word that support XML. There are many benefits of using the XML technology. It improves the capacity of restoring data. Therefore in case some data gets damaged, all the content from Word may not be lost. You can retrieve remaining portions of it. DOCX files are beneficial from every aspect and when you create it you should save it carefully on a safe location of your computer hard drive and also another copy into an external hard drive."

However, 80% of the users do not back up their data thinking that they will never lose DOCX and other file from the storage device. But it’s a misconception; data loss may encounter at anytime without your knowledge. It might happen in several ways and accidental deletion is one of them. Sometimes you may mistakenly delete a folder that consist vital DOCX files. Fortunately, you can restore it and put back to the original location by clicking on “Restore” option provided in Recycle Bin. But you cannot restore the folder from Recycle Bin when the size of the folder is very large, if the DOCX file is deleted using “Shift + Delete” keys or you have adjusted the size of Recycle Bin.

One more example that makes you lose DOCX file from computer is virus attack. Your computer might get infected with the viruses when you use internet or connect any external storage media that contains viruses. You can easily get rid of viruses by running antivirus software. However, if the antivirus software is not updated then viruses might spread widely to your computer and delete not only DOCX file but other documents present in it.

Apart from these two causes, DOCX might also get lost from your computer as an aftermath of formatting, improper system shut down, power failure while accessing or transferring DOCX files, deletion from Windows DOS and so on. If you do not wish to lose your data even after facing these situations then you have to rely on right file recovery software.

DOCX file recovery software:

DOCX File Recovery is one among thousand recovery software which promise you to provide safe and fastest recovery of DOCX files. This file recovery software is built in such a way that you can restore entire data from computer hard drive and external storage media. One of the special qualities of this software is, you can retrieve specific file type without even being scanning the whole drive that contains your DOCX file. It supports not only DOCX file but also DOC, XLS, XLSX, PPT, CHM, PPTX, PDF, RTF, SXD, STI, CSV, STC, SXI, SDC, XLT, SXM, DIF, SXC, HTML, etc. within a short range of time. You need not struggle much to recover DOCX files as the steps involved in it are very less and understandable.

Method to rescue DOCX files:

  • Download Yodot File Recovery application to your Windows computer
  • Install it and follow the main screen instructions
  • Once the software has been launched it will provide two options which are “Deleted File Recovery” or “Lost File Recovery”
  • Click on anyone based on the situation you have come across
  • Select the logical drive or partition from where you have to restore DOCX files
  • Software now scans the specified drive and  displays all the recoverable files
  • You can view them in “File Type View“ and “Data View” which helps you to search for your desired files
  • Choose your desired files from the list which you want to retrieve and click “Next” button
  • Browse for your desired destination location to save retrieved files

Useful Points:

  • Before using internet make sure that the antivirus software is updated
  • While deleting a folder, open it and check whether it contains important files or not
  • Try not to delete DOCX and other files from Command Prompt as it will bypass Recycle Bin

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