Get Back Media Files on Windows 8

“I wanted to secure my media files before facing any unexpected scenario while using my Windows 8 system, because it can result in missing of files within flash. Prior to keeping backup of media files, I wanted group all media files in a single folder. During the process of collecting photos, videos and music files from all partitions, I accidentally deleted some media files, thinking that they were already present in the destination drive. Now, I just want to know how to get delete media files back. Guys please help me out. Thanks! ”

Windows 8 is the latest OS released by Microsoft that comes with touch screen. Like other operating systems, user can save various type of files on Windows 8 PC and access them whenever there is need. It has faster boot time, it is presented with innovative and dynamic desktop search function has been improved to a greater extent Windows Live Syncing option is provided with Windows Live account using which user can login to Windows 8 PC and get back personalized settings.

Like other Windows system, files saved on Windows 8 including media files can get deleted or lost at any instant of time. There are various issues that contribute to missing of media files as listed below:

  • Media files will be erased after accidental formatting of partition on Windows 8 system during re-partitioning hard drive to create new partition or to extend, shrink or delete existing partition on hard drive
  • Loss of media files takes place after sudden loss of power or system shutdown while transferring media files from location to another on Windows system using cut-paste options
  • Corruption of file system on any partition or hard drive as a result of virus or malware attacks on Windows 8 PC can cause loss of complete data saved on it including media files
  • Accidentally selecting folder holding media files and shift deleting it and emptying Recycle on Windows 8 computer without checking its contents will erase deleted media files forever

Media file recovery software for Windows 8:

Yodot Photo Recovery is safest read-only software that can be used to rescue media files missing or erased from Windows 8 computer hard disk. This utility employs simple steps that assist even a non technical user to get back desired data without facing much trouble. User can use Find option to search for particular media file types from recovered list of files. With the help of this media file recovery software, user can successfully recover media files from hard drives, SSD drives, external hard drives, USB drives, memory cards, memory sticks, MP3 players, iPods and other storage media on Windows platform. Other than Windows 8, it is possible to retrieve media files from Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 OS versions.

Steps for restoring media files on Windows 8 PC:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery application in Windows 8 system
  • After completion of installation process, user can run the program and follow on-screen steps
  • Click on ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ or ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ option based on media file loss scenario
  • Once the option is clicked, proceed to next screen to select partition on Windows 8 hard drive from where media file recovery has to be carried out
  • After selecting desired partition, initiate scanning process
  • Upon completion, user can view the restored list of files
  • View the rescued media files and then save them to known location accessible on your Windows 8 computer

Helpful Tips:

  • Always secure your media files on more than one destination location other than Windows 8 system
  • Follow proper procedure while removing external storage media during file sharing process
  • Avoid installation of unknown third party applications on Windows 8 system