Retrieve Photos Deleted by Virus

“I am crazy of collecting photos clicked in each and every event using my digital camera. And I have habit of storing those photos in my PC. Today morning after complete system scan, anti-virus software notified that some malware has been detected and instructed to remove it, so I just clicked on “Remove” option without reading much. Now, I am not finding some of image files in my system. I think my photo files got deleted by antivirus software along with viruses. How can I recover photos deleted by virus?”

Reason for virus attack:

No mater what the storage devices, viruses are intended to make that device inaccessible or targeted to infect files and folders stored in that device. As most of the users love to collect, store and share photos captured in various events, one may at the risk of virus attack to storage devices used to preserve and share these photo files. The consequence of virus attack results in unintentional deletion of photos as mentioned in above scenario.

Unsecure transmission of image files or using virus infected devices to move photos among computer and other digital gadgets via removable storage components is one of the primarily reason for malicious virus attack. In few instants browsing unauthenticated sites or downloading invalid third party apps may contributes to virus attack on computer. Virus present on system can replicate itself and infect data stored as well as cause deletion of photos along with media files.

Solution to recover photos deleted by virus:

If your treasured photos deleted by virus, then don’t bother!! You can get back deleted photos by virus with the help of Yodot Photo Recovery software on Windows computer. It is a finest media file retrieval application that supports to restoration of deleted photos (JPG, JPEG, PIC, IMG, PNG, GIF, TIF, BMP, PSD and so on) after suspicious virus attack on Windows hard drive, portable hard drive, memory card, pen dirve, etc storage devices. Its advanced technology helps you to carry out complete scanning of the storage device and efficiently restores photo files deleted by virus. Along with photo files, it can also extract other media files like music files, movie file, video files and many more on Windows PC. Even, this has capability to recover photos lost after file transfer error, unintentional formatting, accidental deletion, storage device corruption and other data loss scenarios. One can use this software on Windows laptop or desktop running with Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Steps to recover the deleted photos by virus:

Note: If your photos deleted by virus from external storage devices like memory card, pen drive, etc, then connect that device to Windows system via USB cable or card reader and proceed with following steps.

  • Download the Yodot Photo Recovery software and install that program to your computer
  • Launch the installed application and follow to the on screen instructions
  • From main screen choose “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to recover deleted photos by virus
  • The software displays all the partitions and device drives (connected externally) associated with that Windows computer
  • Select the device drive or partition from where you have to extract deleted photos by virus and click on “Next” button
  • Now, the utility thoroughly scans the selected partition or drive and displays all the deleted photos from it
  • Mark the picture files, which you want to get back
  • You can also preview the images before saving them by using “Preview” option
  • Further save the retrieved photo files to your desired location on system or other storage devices. However, not to the same Windows hard drive partition or external storage devices from where you have restored them

Important notes:

  • It is suggested to immediately stop storing new files on system or storage device after deletion of photos by virus to avoid overwriting of data
  • Backup your precious photos on more than one storage device
  • Always maintain high quality and updated anti-virus software and scan every external storage device before accessing its data on system