How to Recover My Files From Windows 7 OS?

This article tells you major causes for file deletion or loss problem on Windows 7 PC and suggests reliable solution to recover my files in it. Now let us see how to restore files from Windows 7 OS.

Major causes for file loss:

  • Deleting files unintentionally: This kind of situation occurs when you erase files by hitting ‘Shift Delete’ keys combination or emptying Windows 7 Recycle Bin folder. This case comes under human error category
  • Interruption while transferring files: When you transfer files from external storage drive to Windows 7 computer, if any interruption occurs like power failure leads to permanent loss of files. Sometimes using cut option instead of copy is also one of the main reason
  • Virus intrusion: Connecting malware infected device or sharing virus infected files to Windows 7 computer it tends to file loss. While scanning system with unsafe antivirus tool it results in removal of files without users notification

Have you encountered any of the above mentioned situations by mistake and trying to know a simple solution to recover files from Windows 7 HDD? Here are few manual ways to recover my files:

To recover files from backup: Click on Start button and hit on Control Panel, then click on System and Maintenance and then press Backup and Restore. Click on Restore my files and follow the wizard steps.

Retrieve files and folders to previous state: First, right click on files or folder and click on Restore previous version. Before restoring previous version of files, select previous version and click on Open to make sure it’s the version you want. After verifying, select previous version and click on Restore.

To restore deleted files: Open Start button and click on Computer. Move to the folder that contains files, here right click on it and hit on Restore previous versions. Double click previous version of the folder that contains files or folder that you want to restore. Drag the file that you want to restore to another location like desktop or any other folder.

If none of these process works then it is recommended to use Yodot File Recovery software to retrieve lost or erased files from Windows 7 operating system.

Reliable features to retrieve my files from Windows 7 PC:

Yodot File Recovery tool can easily bring back my files from Windows 7 operating system perfectly. This utility is capable of restoring files of various file types such as MS Office doc, PDF files, compressed files, generic media files (images, songs and videos). It can retrieve files from various portable devices, flash drives, memory cards, SSD and other drives. It is not required to worry about the safety of the tool, because it is read-only and virus free to use. It can restore lost files in Windows 7, along with deleted files from various other versions of Windows operating system like Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Server 2003. If you are satisfied with the output obtained from demo version of this program then you can buy the product to activate 'Save Recovery Session' and save recovered files on Windows system. Mac users can use Yodot Mac File Recovery tool to recover my files on Mac OS X Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mavericks and Yosemite.

Procedure to recover my files from Windows 7:

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery tool on Windows 7 desktop
  • Launch the tool and follow on screen instructions
  • Main window will display two options which are 'Deleted File Recovery' and 'Lost File Recovery'
  • Choose required option to recover lost or deleted files and proceed further
  • Mark on the drive from where you want to recover my files and click on 'Next'
  • Wait till the scanning process gets over and then choose files which you want to retrieve
  • To navigate through recoverable files, it is suggested to use two view options that is 'Data View' and 'File Type View'
  • At last save recovered files in destination location or on any external storage device, but not on same drive

Notable Points:

  • Take backup of important files that you don’t want to lose
  • Check twice before deleting any files on Windows 7 hard drive

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