How to Get Back Encrypted File or Folders from Windows 7 System?

“Hi am in terrible situation, somebody help me to come out of this problem!! I am using Windows 7 system for last few years and I have stored huge amount of data related to my personal as well as official work. For the sake of data security purpose, I have encrypted some of project related folders in my Windows 7 system. But later to add some plug-ins in my application, I have installed some software. I don’t know what mistake I have done, after installation of those Plug-ins, few of my encrypted files has lost from Windows 7 system, which including some authentication information like username, password and some configuration information of project. Without that data I cannot move further in my project. Please somebody advise me to recover encrypted files or folders from Windows 7 system? Reply soon…..”

Encrypting file is a way to protect files from unwanted access. It is a feature of Windows OS that can be used to store information on hard disk in protected way and it is a strongest protection provided by Windows system to secure your information. Encryption will play major role at the place where same system is used by multiple users.

However, you may face trouble if your encrypted files or folders will get deleted due to various unknown reasons. For example, consider the situation like you are also facing the same kind of situation as above mentioned, then what will you do in such case? How will you get back your lost or deleted encrypted files and folders from Windows 7 system?

No need to worry about it!! You can get back your lost or deleted encrypted files by using file recovery software. Before knowing details of suitable software to be used, have a look at various causes for deletion or loss of encrypted files or folders so that you can prevent them in future:

  • If you improperly install or upgrade current OS in your system, then there may be a chance for loss of encrypted files and folders from system
  • At the time of removing unwanted files and folders from your Windows 7, you might mistakenly give command to delete encrypted files or folders

Software to restore encrypted files or folders from Windows 7:

Yodot File Recovery is the efficient tool to recover deleted or lost encrypted files and folders from Windows 7 system. Robust algorithm of this software will deeply scan and find your deleted or lost encrypted files or folder from Windows 7 system. Along with encrypted files, it also assists to regain password protected files, hidden folders, Excel workbook files and so on. It can also retrieve files lost file during transfer, file deletion after computer shutdown, hidden files from virus infected pen drive and so on. Along with Windows 7 system, this application is compatible to get back encrypted files or folders on various version of Windows system such as Windows XP, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating system.

Procedure to get back encrypted files or folders from Windows 7:

  • Once you have chosen Yodot File Recovery tool, it’s time to scan your hard drive to retrieve your deleted or lost encrypted files or folders from Windows 7 system using this application
  • For that, just install Yodot File Recovery tool on your Windows 7 system and run it
  • As soon as you run it, first screen of this tool will show two options such “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”, select any option according to your files loss situation to start recovery process
  • In next screen, it will show drive list which is present in your Windows 7 system, Select the one from where your encrypted files or folders has deleted or lost
  • After selecting drive, it will start scanning process
  • Once scanning has finished, you will see a list of files in different file views such as “Data View” or “File Type View”
  • Just select file type and name that matches your encrypted files, and finally restore them in a safe and secured place other than source location ( the drive from where you have deleted or lost your encrypted files or folders)

How can you prevent encrypted file loss in future!!

  • Follow proper instruction while installing or upgrading OS in your system
  • Avoid to install unauthorized software on your system

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