Get Back Files from Laptop Hard Drive

“While transferring files from my laptop hard drive to external hard drive, my laptop suddenly got turned off due to low battery. After charging, I thought of continuing the transfer process. But for my sadness, the files were not their either on laptop or on external hard drive. Can anyone know how to recover those files?”

The above situation is common nowadays and the main cause for data loss is transfer error. While transferring files from laptop to external drive, the process got interrupted due to low battery and as a consequence of this data loss situation occurred.

There are similar other reasons that could result in data loss from laptop hard drive. Few of them are given below:

  • Unintentional deletion: You may unintentionally delete some files from your laptop while dealing with the unwanted one. You can restore those files from Recycle Bin. But if it is of large size or if you have adjusted settings of Recycle Bin, then you may not restore those files from Recycle Bin folder
  • Malware/Spyware Interference: In case you transfer any file from external storage drive that contains viruses, then it might transfer to your laptop also and spread widely to affect the other files present in it
  • Deleting files using “Shift + Delete” command: When you use this command, the files does not get moved to Recycle Bin and gets permanently deleted from your laptop
  • Other Causes: Forceful shutdown of the laptop without closing the application or files, pulling out of the external drive while the files are transferring from laptop to external storage media, Improper usage of “Cut” and “Paste” etc. are the other reasons that could lead to lose files from laptop
  • The easiest way to get back files from your laptop is to use backup, but most of you may not create backup thinking that you will not lose your data. In such circumstances, if the data is already lost due to the lack of backup then you are supposed to take help from recovery software such as Yodot File Recovery.

Restore Files from Laptop Hard Drive

Yodot File Recovery comes up with different features that help you to get back files from your laptop hard drive. It contains two different options which helps you to differentiate the data according to the situations you have faced. It gives 100% result by recovering all files and proves itself as the best recovery software. By following its guides, you can recover documents and other media files present in laptop drive.

Procedure to Recover Files from Laptop

  • Download Yodot File Recovery application to your laptop
  • Execute the installed software and follow the main screen procedures
  • Select the option "Deleted File Recovery" option to retrieve your deleted files otherwise click on “Lost File Recovery”
  • You will now see the drives present in your laptop
  • Select the drive from where you want to recover your files
  • The software scans and displays recoverable files, choose the one which you want to restore and click "Next"
  • You can also preview the retrieved files using “Preview” option
  • At last browse for the destination location to save your recovered files

Safety Measures

  • Keep your Laptop fully charged so that you cannot get any interruptions while working
  • Do not delete any file from your laptop unless you find that it is not so important
  • Avoid emptying Recycle Bin without seeing its content