Extract Files from Specific Date

“Few months ago, I connected external storage device to Windows system where I have stored all work oriented files. While deleting some unwanted files I unintentionally selected all files and cleared Recycle Bin without inspecting its contents. Sadly, I don't have single work file with me now. However, I know the date I erased them. So can anyone tell me how to restore those files from specific date on Windows system? Suggestions are welcomed!!!”

For users who are facing this kind of situation this page will really help to retrieve files of specific date on any device from Windows system. Before you step ahead, know Some other reasons that cause loss of files:

  • While transferring files from external memory to system hard drive using Cut + Paste command, if any interruption occurs it may erase those files completely
  • Using unauthorized antivirus tool to scan for malware threats on external memory can delete infected files without any notification to user
  • While deleting any files using Shift + Delete keys combination will bypass Recycle Bin and leads to permanent deletion of files
  • When user account in Windows system is been removed and if the data is not saved, then all related files gets erased automatically

Software to recover files from specific date:

Yodot File Recovery is tremendous recovery tool to recover lost or deleted files from specific date on Windows operating system. It can retrieve delete files based on file name, date of creation, file size and file type. It can scan entire system hard drive within few minutes and get back deleted files efficiently. This application supports file recovery from FAT, FAT16, FAT32, ExtFAT, NTFS, ReFS and NTFS5 file systems on Windows system. Furthermore, it can even rescue files form external storage devices such as pen drives, portable hard drives, flash memory card, FireWire drive, SSD drive, etc. Addition to Office files, compressed files, basic media files, PDF files, PST files, etc. this tool is compatible to bring back encrypted files on Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 OS based desktop. This application is facilitated with 'Save Rrecovery Session' option, which helps user to stop recovery process at any point of time and restart it at later stage without scanning again the entire drive.

Procedure to regain files from specific date:

  • Download and install Yodot Files Recovery program on your system by logging in as local system administrator
  • After the completion of installation process, you can run software using shortcut icon present on computer
  • On main screen you will get two options like 'Deleted File Recovery' and 'Lost File Recovery'
  • In that, opt for required option and then move to next window
  • Mark on the drive from where you want to restore files from specific date and click on 'Next'
  • Select partition from where files got permanently erased
  • Start scanning the selected drive by hitting on Next button
  • After completion of recovery process, rescued files can be seen in 'File Type View' or 'Data View'
  • Mark required large files and store them using 'Save' option on desired destination location

Point to Note:

  • Avoid deleting large files using Shift – Delete keys on Windows computer
  • Have proper look at all selected files before deleting any files from system drive
  • Backup all essential files on reliable external storage device to avoid data loss