Recover Missing Files and Folders after Virus Attack

“Hi there… Today after anti-virus scan I recognized that some files and folders disappeared from my system desktop. I did not get any notification after anti-virus scan. Are those files and folders are hidden by any viruses? I didn’t stand in this kind of situation before. How can I restore missing files and folders after virus attack on Windows computer?”

Viruses are malicious softwares that attack as well as infect files and folders stored on computer hard drive. These suspicious threats have capacity to make your valuable files hidden and even remove those files without notifying you as specified in above scenario. Viruses take a chance and enter in to your system though various sources while browsing in unsafe internet; connecting virus infected external storage devices to computer; downloading untrusted email attachments; counterfeit apps and so on.

Virus attack indeed tends to various issues like formatting of storage device, reinstalling of operating system, blue screen of death, corruption of storage device, Master Boot Record damage, file system contamination, software conflictions and many more issues. If you find these indications and have lost essential files and folders after virus attack on Windows system, then don’t be annoyed!!! You can recover files and folders after virus attack using appropriate file retrieval software such as Yodot File Recovery.

Files and folder recovery software:

Yodot File Recovery application can rescue missing files and folders after virus attack on Windows computer. The utility can extract all types of files such as MS office files (DOC, PPT, XLS, PST, etc), media files (JPG, IMG, MP3, MP4, AVI, MOV, etc), compressed files (ZIP, RAR, JAR, 7Z, and so on), program files (SKR, SVB, PKR, etc) and many more files that are lost after virus attack. In addition, one can recover deleted files after Malware attack or spyware attack on hard drive or SSDs as well as other removable storage media including external hard drives, memory cards, pen drives, etc. Apart from system hard dirve, this software can retrieve deleted or lost files from any storage media after virus attack on Windows PC or laptop running with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Simple procedure to get missing files and folders back after virus attack:

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery program to your Windows laptop / desktop
  • Setup the installed application and follow the instructions mentioned in onscreen
  • Then first screen shows two options such as “Delete File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Select “Lost File Recovery” option to get back missing files and folders after virus attack on Windows PC
  • The tool now displays all the partitions or drives present in that Windows system
  • Select the partition from where you have to restore missing files and folders after virus attack and click on “Next” button
  • Later the utility scans the selected drive and displays all the rescuable files and folders
  • To have easy selection of restored files and folders, you can shift between two different options such as “File Type View “ and “Data View”
  • Then mark your preferred files and folders from the list that is displayed and click “Next” button
  • At last, browse for the your desired destination location to save your recovered files and folders on system or other storage devices

Precautionary Tips:

  • Do not save the retrieved files to the same Windows partition from where you have extracted them
  • Do not show negligence towards updating anti-virus software installed in your system
  • Always scan each and every external storage device or digital gadget connected to your computer to avoid virus attack
  • Avoid browsing untrusted websites or downloading unauthenticated third party apps from internet on system

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