How to Restore Downloads Folder in Windows 7?

Windows 7 creates a directory that contains folders like Downloads, Documents, Pictures, Music for particular user account. Whatever, you download by logging in your account, it get automatically saved in Downloads folder. If you are working on your Windows 7 desktop or laptop from past few days, months or years, you might have a large collection of photos, videos, documents, app and all other files what you have download till present. Many users forget to move downloaded files to other location and directly access them in Download folders.

However, such habit could cause a serious problem for them because if “Downloads” folder is deleted anyhow, they will lose all their important data that has been downloaded in Windows 7. If you are also among them and cannot find Downloads folder in your Windows 7 computer, this article is just for you. Here you will be guided to accomplish Documents folder recovery process with ease. Before, going through recovery solution, know about circumstances that are accountable for disappeared Downloads folder in your Windows 7:

  • When you delete existing user account in Windows 7, it will also result in deletion of Downloads folders that is associated to that user account
  • Downloads folder could be erased by user’s mistake when they try to expand or rename it but click on Delete option
  • You may find Download folder is inaccessible or invisible in Windows 7 when it is attacked by viruses or any destructive malware program
  • Third party programs such as drive defragmenter, anti-virus, disk cleanup etc can also result in unexpected removal of Downloads folder

Software to restore Downloads folder in Windows 7:

Deleted files recovery is an ideal application to recover deleted or lost Documents folder in Windows 7 PC. With this robust tool, you can recover your all missing or deleted files/folders including videos, images, MS Office documents, PDF files, audio, application files etc in Windows 7. The software has simple user interface where you can easily recover deleted files from my recent documents, my pictures and other folders listed in user library. It supports file recovery on windows 7, Windows 8 and other previously launched Windows OS. Additionally, you can retrieve files and folders from other removable storage devices such as memory card, pen drives, external HDD, SSD etc by connecting them to with Windows 7 computer.

Easy procedure to rescue Downloads folder in Windows 7:

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery program to your Windows 7 PC or laptop
  • Launch the application and go through onscreen instructions to carry out recovery operation
  • On the main wizard, you have two options, i.e. “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Choose any option according the situation you have faced
  • On the next screen, you can see all the drives available in your Windows 7 system
  • Select the local disk C: to get back deleted or missing Downloads folder and click Next
  • The recovery utility now initiates scanning of the selected drive and displays all the files and folders including your Downloads folder
  • Check mark that folder and click “Next” to proceed for save operation
  • Browse for the desired location in your Windows 7 computer and click on save button to save the recovered Downloads folder

Helpful Suggestions:

  • Backup your essential data from Downloads folder to other storage location in your Windows 7 PC
  • Keep your Windows 7 computer protected with advanced anti-virus protection
  • Before formatting or re-installing the OS, save your Downloads folder to other drive

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