How to Get Back Missing Video Files?

“Hey guys, I am using Lenovo C300 system. I had recently installed Windows 7 operating system and after completing the installation process; I plugged in my external hard drive to transfer videos that I needed to work on. Well, here is the turning point, when the video file sharing process was being carried out there was a sudden system shutdown due to abrupt power surge. I restarted the system to check the file transfer progress and found out that some files (video) were missing. What to do now? I checked the entire system as well as my external hard drive but those were found. Guys, please help me out in finding the missing videos! Thanks in advance!”.

There are various formats of video file used in every device depending upon their size and quality; some of them are AVI, MOV, QT, MPEG, MPG, 3GP, AVS, DIVX, MP4, XVID, etc. These videos can be stored and accessed as desired on any storage device. But at times, you may find it really hard to digest if your valuable videos are missing at the right time. Let us see what scenarios render loss or missing of videos from your storage media:

  • Turning off the computer suddenly removing external drive or power surge while sharing video files from system to external storage media or vice versa
  • Usage of unknown third party tools for editing videos can sometimes result in missing of video files
  • Corruption of the file system due to virus infection can damage the drive leading to missing of data including videos present in respective storage media

Other than above mentioned causes videos go missing from the hard drive memory card or any drive due to various scenarios. No matter what is the level of security you provide to your videos, videos get disappear or missing at any time. What to do when you are unable to find the missing videos from your storage media? It is recommended to make use of Yodot Photo Recovery tool that provides you with the adequate solution.

Missing Video Recovery Software:

Yodot Photo Recovery is most well-known photo recovery program that can be implied to restore videos that are missing from your system as a result of various scenarios that are mentioned above. Missing videos can be restored easily from internal hard drives, memory cards, external hard drives, memory sticks, USB flash drives, FireWire drives, mp3 players, iPods and many others. Just install this picture recovery application and follow the simple steps that are provided in main screen. Other than video files, this tool has capability to get back deleted or missing pictures, digital RAW images, music files and other files all supported storage media. This software has been designed with best graphical user interface that makes sure that all type of users can easily complete the video file retrieval process with ease. This media file recovery program can be easily installed on various PCs and laptops running with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 operating system versions.

Follow these steps to rescue missing videos on Windows OS:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery tool in the system by logging in as local system administrator
  • Run the program and follow the simple steps provided on the main screen of the application
  • Click on Recover Lost Photos option from the main screen and then proceed to next window
  • Select the drive from where your videos are missing and get to the next screen to mark the required video file types
  • As soon as the video file types are selected, initiate the scanning process
  • Upon completion of the scanning process, the recovered list of files can be viewed in Data View or File Type View
  • Select the desired type of view and proceed to saving those video files on known destination location as preferred by the system user


  • Install the best antivirus protection to combat deadly viruses
  • Avoid abrupt removal of storage media during file sharing process
  • Maintain backup of important video files on separate external storage drive

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