Recovering Photos from Windows

“I have accidentally erased set of pictures on my Windows desktop while freeing memory space. I thought that I have backup and deleted files from it and suddenly realized that there is no backup of photos that I have erased. I am totally blank, is there any proper way to recover files from Windows system? Awaiting for suggestions!!!”

This kind of situation can occur with any Windows user where he/she will loss most important pictures and other files. However, no need to worry about it, you can retrieve photos easily by using prominent photo recovery tool. Prior to that, let us know few photo loss scenarios on Windows PC.

  • When Recycle Bin folder is enabled with the option 'Don't move deleted files to Recycle Bin. Remove it immediately when deleted' and if photos are erased accidentally from Windows, will bypass erased files
  • Removing image files using Shift Delete key combination will cause permanent deletion of files
  • Intrusion of virus and scanning the drive using unauthorized anti-malware application can wipe out infected files without notification
  • If any interruption occurs while transferring picture files from removable storage drive to computer hard drive leads to loss of files
  • During read and write process, if user ejects external storage device abruptly then it results in file loss
  • Sometimes deleting user account once for all will clear entire files from that particular account permanently

All the above mentioned situations does not remove missed or deleted images forever from any storage drive; but it makes the files invisible to Windows OS. User can retrieve unavailable photos from PC hard drive until the drive is not added with any new files.

Software to restore photos from Windows computer:

Yodot Photo Recovery application can bring back missed or removed image files from various versions of Windows desktop. It can regain media files from storage drives with FAT 16, FAT 32, ExFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file systems. This program can get back pictures from memory card, internal hard drive, SSD drives, FireWire drives, external hard drive, USB flash drive and many other storage devices. Even a semi technical user can rescue files without facing any problem with the assistance of this product. This utility is even compatible to recover files from Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS based computer. Moreover, it does not write even a single byte of data to the drive from where it is recovering files. By utilizing demo version of this product user is allowed to preview recovered files and if satisfied with result then go for activated version available at reasonable price.

Steps to bring back pictures from Windows computer:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery tool and install it on computer
  • Launch the software to initiate recovery process and follow instruction on screen
  • On main screen you will get two options namely 'Deleted Photo Recovery' and 'Lost Photo Recovery'
  • Select required option to restore files from Windows hard disk
  • This tool will scan the entire drive and displays all logical drives that are present
  • Select particular logical drive from which you need to recover files and click 'Next' option
  • Now the utility scans selected drive and displays all recovered files in two views such as 'Data View' and 'File Type View'
  • Preview your retrieved photo files using 'Preview' option
  • Finally save them using 'Save' option to desired location


  • Maintain proper backup of vital files on multiple storage devices
  • Install good anti-virus tool to detect and remove if any malware present in it