Get Back Shift Deleted Files and Folders from Windows 7

Files and folders on Windows 7 system can be wiped in two methods as follows:

Method 1: Simply deleting files and folders by hitting delete key. In this situation, erased files and folders move to Recycle Bin. If you want to recover them then open Recycle Bin folder and restore the removed files and folder.

Method 2: By pressing Shift + Delete keys combination, erased files and folders cannot be accessed by user any more. In this instance deleted data will be wiped out completely.

When you use Shift + Delete keys to erase files and folders from Windows 7 HDD, it bypasses Recycle Bin folder. In this condition, Windows 7 OS does not provide any restore option to bring back removed files and folders from it. Actually, content of the files and folders remain in same old memory space until the space is overwritten with new data. To avoid overwriting, it is recommended not to use the drive until recovery process is finished. By using powerful file recovery software user can easily get back shift deleted data from Windows 7 PC.

Apart from Shift Delete, there are other ways where files and folders will get removed from Windows 7 system like:

  • Using unsafe anti-virus program to scan for malware threats on Windows 7 hard drive that will remove infected files and folders without notifying user
  • Emptying Recycle Bin without checking for its content leads to complete removal of folder files from Windows 7 desktop
  • Erasing files and folder using Command Prompt on Windows 7 computer will lead to permanent deletion

Utility to retrieve shift deleted files and folders from Windows 7:

Yodot File Recovery tool can efficiently restore shift deleted files and folders from Windows 7 computer. This app allows you to recover different types of files like generic media files, email files, archives, animation files and database files without compromising with its quality. Its advanced search algorithm and scanning technology detect system hard disk with unique file signature scan to get back deleted or lost files or folders. It can retrieve files from formatted drives with FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and ExFAT file system. Along with internal hard drive, user can get back files from external hard drive, memory card, pen drive, SSD and many more. Addition to Windows 7, this utility is compatible to rescue hidden files and folders from Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating system. Furthermore, it has simple interface, which explains every step in easy manner. It is 100% virus free and do not change any content from computer during recovery process.

Steps to restore shift deleted files and folders from Windows 7:

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery software on Windows 7 computer
  • After installation, run the tool and follow the instructions
  • Main window will display two options which are 'Deleted File Recovery' and 'Lost File Recovery'
  • Choose 'Deleted File Recovery' option and proceed further
  • Mark on the drive from where you want to restore files and folders and click on 'Next'
  • Wait till the scanning process gets over and then choose files and folder which you want to retrieve
  • To easily navigate through restorable files, it is suggested to utilize two view options that is 'Data View' and 'File Type View'
  • At last save recovered text files in preferred location or on any external storage device, but not on same drive

Reliable Points:

  • Backup all essential files and folders on reliable drive to avoid permanent deletion
  • Check thoroughly while deleting files and folders using Shift – Delete keys or deleting them from Recycle Bin on Windows 7 system

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