JAR file Recovery on Windows

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“I just downloaded few important application and game files to my Nokia handset, which were of JAR format. It almost took me around 2 hours to search and download all those Java Archive files; my cell phone turned off and restarted immediately after download completion. When I navigated my Nokia device to search and install those JAR application, I was surprised to see them missing. Since I don’t have time to re-download all those JAR application files again, I’m looking for a way to retrieve them back.”

What are JAR files?

In software field, JAR (Java ARchive) is an archive file format used to combine a number of files into a single one and to distribute application program or libraries on Java Platforms. These files are built on ZIP file format and have the file extension .jar. JAR files are secure, have small file size and improved performance. Nevertheless even these JAR files gets deleted or lost due to numerous reasons resulting in many hardships for developers and its users. Some of them are as listed below:

  • Human Mistakes: Human errors are the most common reason for deletion of JAR files. You could have shift deleted JAR files while deleting some unneeded files by mistake
  • Format: Accidentally formatting the hard disk, USB drive or any removal where you saved Java Archive files will erase complete data from it
  • Virus infections: Malware / virus infection on the storage media containing your JAR file leads to corruption and loss of JAR files
  • Power Failure: There are chances of losing JAR files due to improper system termination or power failures while creating or installing a JAR files
  • Emptying Recycle Bin: JAR files might get deleted when users empty Recycle Bin on their Windows system without verifying its file contents

In case you lost or deleted your crucial Java Archive file as a result of any unanticipated situation; then there is nothing to worry about! You can easily overcome this problem with the help of genuine file recovery software such as Yodot File Recovery.

JAR File Recovery Tool:

Yodot File Recovery is outstanding tool through which users can retrieve lost / deleted JAR archive files from hard drive or any storage media on Windows system. Other than JAR files, it can recover variety of files Microsoft Office Word, Spreadsheet, Outlook PST, Publisher, PowerPoint, emails, compressed files, media files, etc in short time. It is read only file recovery tool that restores erased or missing files without damaging them during the recovery process. It works effectively on Windows PC running on latest operating systems namely Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003 and 2008.

JAR File Recovery Procedure:

  • Download Yodot File Recovery application to your Windows computer
  • Install the software to start your recovery process
  • The main window displays two options namely “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Choose the one related to your file loss situation
  • The application now scans and displays all drives from the system
  • Choose the drive from where JAR file recovery is to be performed
  • Select the JAR and other files that you want to recover
  • You can also make use of search box to search for specific  file type like JAR file and click “Next”
  • Browse for the destination location to save the recovered files

Tips to Avoid JAR File Loss:

  • Backup and update the crucial JAR files on different storage drives
  • Use antivirus application to remove viruses from system
  • Do not store new files to the drive from where you lost JAR files

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