How to Get Back Files Missing after Moving?

This happens rarely, you lose important information when files or folders are moved from one storage location to another. With the advancement in technology, many shortcuts are provided for users to easily transfer without causing any corruption to the original file contents.

To ensure that complete file transfer process has taken place, the user must verify the contents of the respective file as well as it size in the destination location to where it was copied. Sometimes as a result of sudden system shut down or due to interruption during the file transfer process, your files that were being processed go missing from a particular storage media. You wonbt be able to find those files even after searching different logical drives of the computer.

Donbt get tensed! Your files are just lost while moving and they can be effectively restored from source storage drive from where it went missing by using effective file recovery application. However let us see some scenarios that results in loss of files while moving or transferring as listed below:

  • Sudden loss of power when you are transferring files from system to external storage device or vice versa is likely to cause loss of files
  • It is best that you use copy paste options other than Cut paste, as abrupt halt before you paste cut files can lead to the missing of important files
  • Use of incompatible third party applications may sometimes lead to loss of valuable files from the partition
  • File loss can takes place when the destination location where you move files has memory space that is lesser than the space needed to save copied or cut files

Tool to get back files lost while moving:

Losing important data when trying to transfer files from SD card, external hard disk, USB, pen drive etc storage spaces to system or vice versa can be very costly as you might have worked on the data for very long time. Getting anxious when the file is lost is not probably the best thing to do. As recommended by most of the computer experts, get Yodot File Recovery tool and install it in your PC. With the help of simple graphical user interface, list of suitable options, lyou rescue the lost files without any worries. Yodot File Recovery product support restoring various types of documents, audio files, video files, photos, PST file, DBX and others file types from various storage media on Windows OS. It works well on almost all the versions of the Windows OS namely Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and 2008.

Steps to get back files that were lost while moving:

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery tool to your computer and make sure that the application is not installed to drive where data loss has occurred
  • A shortcut icon will be placed on desktop, using which you can launch the application
  • The two options that are provided in main screen of recovery product areB bDeleted File Recoveryb and bLost File Recoveryb
  • Select Lost File Recovery and then proceed to the next window where you will be presented with list of drives that are found in the system
  • Choose the logical drive from where data loss has taken place and proceed further
  • On completion of the recovery process, the listed files are presented in "Data View" and "File Type View" format
  • The user can select the type of view to preview files before saving them to respective location as available to host operating system user


  • Stop using your computer as soon as you get to know that some of the valuable files are missing
  • Backup important contents onto separate drive regularly
  • Install effective antivirus application in the system to prevent virus infection

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