How Do I Restore Deleted Archive Files on My PC?

Written by Lucy John on April 21, 2023

Have you ever deleted important compressed files on your computer? Have no ideas how to recover them back? Do you know how ZIP, RAR, TAR and other compressed files disappear from your PC? Here you may find solution to all your problems with archive files and can easily recover deleted archive files on your PC/laptop.

Retrieving erased archive file is not a risky job. You can obviously find deleted files and folders in Recycle Bin folder. Get them back by double clicking on associated archive file, right click and by clicking “Restore” option. In many of the cases you cannot discover deleted ZIP or RAR archives in Recycle Bin, so in such case prefer professional file recovery tool that will help you to restore removed archive files in any below mentioned conditions, such as:

Now, select Yodot File Recovery application to bring back erased archives from your computer. The paragraph below explains unique features of Yodot utility.

Why choose Yodot recovery tool?

This application is built to restore various archive files like ZIP, ZIPX, RAR, TAR, 7Z, ACE and many which are deleted in any scenarios. It will help you to recover old Archive files and other files from system drive, pen drive, memory card, SSD and other portable devices. Its accurate scanning technology searches lost as well as deleted files rapidly and recover them finely. Along with various compressed files it will allow you to recover deleted videos from Windows as well as restores erased pictures, audio files, documents, spreadsheet, database files, Outlook PST archives and so on. The program is compatible with several versions of Windows OS such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. Click below link to download free trial version of Yodot File Recovery program.

How to undelete removed archive files with Yodot tool?

Step 1: Install Deleted file recovery application on your Windows system

Step 2: Run the program on main screen, you can see two buttons like “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”


Step 3: Click on “Deleted File Recovery” button, it will automatically navigate to next screen

Step 4: Later, select drive/partition from where you removed archive files and click on “Next” to initiate scan process


Step 5: There are two view options to sort recovered archives like “File Type View” and “Data View”, select any one and mark essential files to be saved


If you determine the recovery process is successful then purchase license key to activate “Save” button.


Useful things to know before erasing essential archives from computer:

  • Verify recycle bin folder carefully before emptying
  • Before removing files from external device confirm whether you are deleting any vital file

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