Restore Files from Storage Devices

None of IT professional or normal system user can complete their daily work without data storage and transferring tasks on their system. The major contribution for storing digital data is done by storage devices like hard drives, pen drives, memory cards, portable HDD, SSD drives, Firmware drives and others. However, one can envision how frustrating it will be when their essential data like documents, presentations, etc. get erased or deleted from these storage devices. In some situations user might not be indented to delete files and folders from storage device, but most of the unexpected things happens commonly, rather than expected one. In some unpleasant situations users may loss files from storage devices.

Major issues for deletion or loss of files from storage devices:

In some situations you may go for Shift + Delete option to delete files in system. As shift deleting files makes them to bypass Recycle Bin, it is impossible to restore them manually. In case you have deleted files of high importance during the process, then it leads to permanent deletion of files from system storage device i.e hard drive. When you remove files from removable storage device the same thing will happen. Therefore, accidental deletion of files from external storage device is one of the major issues for long-lasting deletion of files.

Other factors:

Accidentally formatting the hard drive partition or removable storage drive, virus infection on the storage device, disconnecting the external storage media while transferring data from computer to drive, abrupt system termination, file system corruption on storage device, hardware crash are some of the other reasons, which resulting in loss or removal of essential files from storage devices.

Apart from above mentioned reasons, there are several other factors for loss of files from storage components. Fortunately the removed or missing files can be retrieved back with the help of appropriate file recovery software such as Yodot File Recovery.

Excellent file recovery software for storage devices:

Yodot File Recovery application is among the finest tools to perform storage device data recovery on Windows system. The software successfully restores MS Office files, compressed files, program files, HTML files, media files and many other file types from your storage drive such as hard drives, external hard drives, SSD drives, flash drives, memory cards, FireWire drives and others in a safe and secure way. The tool is indented to get back files from formatted, corrupted, RAW, inaccessible storage disk drives. This tool is companionable to run on various Windows operating systems such as Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003.

Steps to recover files from storage device:

Note: In case you have lost or deleted files from removable storage device, then connect it to the healthy Windows system.

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery software to Windows desktop / laptop
  • Open the setup and follow the main screen procedures
  • Two options will be showed on first screen of the tool
  • Use “Delete File Recovery” option to extract your deleted files or use “Lost File Recovery” option to get back your lost files from storage device
  • The program scans and shows all the internal and external drives connected to your computer
  • Select the drive or partition from which you need to restore files and click “Next”
  • The application scans the chosen drive and displays all the retrievable files and folders
  • Mark the files and folders which you want to bring back
  • Lastly, browse for the destination location to save your rescued files. However not to the same storage device from where you have restored them

Tips to be keep in mind:

  • Keep backup for your essential data on more than one storage device
  • Avoid storing new data on storage device after deletion or loss of files
  • Maintain updated anti-virus software on system and use external storage device in virus free systems