How to Restore Deleted Movies from Hard Drive?

“Few days back, I deleted some movies from my computer hard drive and emptied the Recycle Bin. Later I came to know that those movies are saved by my sister. Those erased movies are very important to her and she doesn’t have any additional copy of those movies. I really want those movies back on my computer hard drive. Is there any solution to restore those deleted movies back? If yes, then kindly help me please.”

In Windows desktop you can see an icon by name Recycle Bin, which stores the deleted data on your computer. Initially when you delete any movie file from hard drive, that file will be moved to Recycle Bin and you can restore it back whenever you need it. But what if you have deleted movies from Recycle Bin also? What will you do? Don’t worry; because of such situations reliable data recovery applications are developed. By making use of finest media file recovery tool, you can easily restore deleted movies from computer hard drive. Prior to knowing about which recovery software to use, let’s see some other reasons for deletion of movies on computer hard drive.

Reasons behind deletion of movies on system hard drive are given below:

  • Accidental deletion of movies from hard drive by using “Shift + Delete” key combination
  • If movie files are infected by virus, then such files may  get erased while scanning with anti-virus application
  • If any interruption occurs while converting movies into other video file formats, then those files will get corrupted and leads to deletion
  • If hard drive file system gets corrupted, then you can’t access any movies and you need to format the hard drive, which erases all movie files
  • Movies might get deleted due to transfer errors occurred while moving them from computer to other storage device

There are several other unpredictable reasons for deletion or loss of movies on computer hard drive. In all these situations, the movies won’t get permanently deleted from the hard drive. They still remain in same hard disk’s memory space and they get permanently erased only when its space is overwritten with new file content. Hence, it is advised to use recovery software as soon as possible after data loss occurred on your computer hard drive.

Best movie recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery is the efficient media file recovery software used to retrieve deleted or lost movies from Windows system hard drive. This software has the capability to retrieve deleted movie files from other removable storage devices such as external hard drives, pen drives, memory cards, FireWire drives etc. It is a read-only recovery application that doesn’t alter the original source fie during recovery process. It has user friendly interface and can be used by every individual to retrieve lost or deleted movies from hard drive. This application effectively works on all versions of Windows operating systems such as Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, Windows Server 2003 and Server 2008.

Steps to recover deleted movies from hard drive:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery application and install it on the system from which you need to retrieve deleted movies
  • Launch the software to start recovery process and follow instructions present on screen
  • In main screen you will find two options i.e., “Delete Photo Recovery” and  “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select “Delete Photo Recovery” option to recover deleted movies from system hard drive
  • Recovery application will scan the entire hard drive and displays all logical drives that are present in your system
  • Choose the particular logical drive from which you need to retrieve deleted movies and click on “Next” button
  • The software scans selected drive and displays all the recovered files in two different views i.e., “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Preview your recovered movies using “Preview” option and save them to your desired location on system

Tips to Remember:

  • Keep separate copy of your favorite movies in some other reliable storage device
  • Install good anti-virus application to fight against virus or malware attacks and keep your movies and other data safe on hard drive
  • Cross check your Recycle Bin for any important movies before you empty it

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