Rescue Lost Files after Rebooting Computer to Factory Settings

“I had rebooted my computer to its factory settings to get rid over NTDLR file missing error message on system. After rebooting the computer to its factory setting, I was stunned to find none of the files on system. I really don’t know where my essential files and folders gone which I had saved on this computer. Now my question is how to recover lost files after rebooting computer to factory settings?”

Computer is one of the essential device, people use to store all their important data that is either business related or private. The data includes documents, official files, movie collection, video clips, photos, music files including plenty software etc. However, these valuable files saved on computer will go into ether due to few operations such as rebooting computer to factory setting by using Reset or Restore option available on it.

As mentioned in above scenarios, in order to overcome some of the system errors caused due to harmful virus attack, operating system failure, improper way of reinstalling operating system, Blue Screen of Death and others issues one may go for rebooting computer to factory settings. In fact rebooting system to its default factory settings causes loss of files and folders from system including recovery portion of your hard drive. In case you forgot to back up data in any external storage devices such as portable drives, flash drive, CD’s, DVD’s and others then it is difficult to recover files manually.

Tool to restore lost files after rebooting computer to factory settings:

Don’t worry! If you have faced the above mentioned scenario and lost your important files on computer. Because erased or missing data on computer can be restored back after rebooting it to factory settings with the help of any reliable data recovery application available.

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software is one such accurate data recovery program to rescue lost files from computer after rebooting it to factory settings. The application can get back files and folders lost or erased due to formatting, hard drive crash or any other critical data loss disasters on Windows system without any difficulties. This software even supports recovery of missing files from system hard drive with interfaces like IDE, SATA, SCSI, SAS and so on. Apart from computer hard disk, the program also supports retrieval of files from other storage devices like portable hard drive, pen drives, memory cards, laptop hard drives, etc. One can install this utility in Windows computer running with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003.

Data recovery steps after rebooting computer to factory setting:

  • Connect the rebooted computer hard drive to other Windows system as external / secondary drive
  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool and install the application on that Windows computer
  • Open the application and start the data recovery process
  • Use “Partition Recovery” option to restore files and folders after restoring computer to factory settings
  • Now, the software scans and shows all the drives present on that system
  • Select the drive from where data is to be rescued and click on “Next”
  • The program scans selected drive and shows all the recoverable data
  • Mark the files and folders which you want to restore back
  • Finally save the retrieved files to your desired location like external hard disk, pen drive and even CDs and DVDs. However not to the same hard drive from where you have recovered data


  • The primary thing you have to follow is avoid saving any files on computer after rebooting it to factory settings to evade overwriting of data
  • Backup your essential files on removable storage devices before rebooting computer to its factory settings or any other complex system tasks
  • Maintain your system free from viruses and other malware programs by installing genuine anti-virus software

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