Retrieve Deleted Executable Files

“Today I met with disaster data loss situation on my Windows PC; including official documents, media files and many other files I have completely erased even executable program files from my Windows hard drive. As my Windows computer running too slowly, I tried to fix the issue. However, during the process I stepped into wrong option i.e. Restore System. Therefore, I lost plenty of files along with executable files. I want those executable files to proceed further with my official work! Please someone advise me on how to recover deleted executable files on Windows system? Thanks!”

Executable files are most essential system application files or some third party program files which assist computer user to execute specified operations. As mentioned in above scenario, in some unfriendly instances Windows users might unknowingly run into data loss mishap and erase most vital executable files from hard disk drive. There might be different circumstances in which user could delete executable files completely from Windows HDD, few of them are listed below:

  • Mistakenly formatting hard drive using “Format” option on Windows system can delete executable files and plenty of other files stored in it
  • Severe virus attack and subsequent anti-virus scan on Windows computer might delete executable files
  • Accidentally deleting Windows hard drive primary partition or other partitions might also wipe out essential executable files
  • Even logical errors or software conflicts on Windows PC can erase EXE files from HDD with or without your knowledge

In these scenarios executable files get deleted permanently from Windows hard drive. However be calm!! It is extremely possible to restore deleted executable files on Windows system using resourceful data recovery software.

Executable file recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is the most appropriate tool to restore deleted executable files from hard drive on Windows system. This program is designed with advanced data recovery algorithms and modules, which helps restoration of deleted as well as missing executable files from Windows HDD. Including executable files, one can get back Word documents, excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, PDF files, photos, music files, movies, and other file formats from computer hard disk. This application supports executable file recovery from hard drive partitions formatted with FAT, FAT16, FAT32, ExtFAT, ReFS NTFS and NTFS5 file systems in a secure way. Along with individual executable files, this software can also restore AppData folder on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Server 2003 operating systems. Furthermore, you can retrieve deleted or missing files from external hard drives, FireWire drives, pen drives, flash memory cards and other storage components.

Steps to get back deleted executable files:

  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool on Windows system
  • Run installed application and follow on-screen guidelines
  • Click on “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” option to rescue executable files from hard disk drive based on data loss scenario
  • Later, you will find all partitions or drives present in that Windows computer
  • Select hard drive partition from where executable files are to be restored
  • Then, this program scans selected partition and displays deleted executable files from chosen drive
  • Mark the executable files which you want to regain and click on “Next option
  • Finally, specify desired destination path and save retrieved executable files on Windows system


  • Do not store any new files on Windows hard drive after deletion of executable files to avoid data overwriting
  • Always download trusted third party applications from renowned sources
  • Secure your executable files stored in Windows system by using genuine and updated anti-virus software