How to Restore Pictures from Folder?

“Hi guys, last month I accidentally deleted some photos using ‘Shift + Delete’ key from specific folder by name pictures. Since, I used Shift + delete key combination to delete pictures; they have bypassed the Recycle Bin Folder. Hence, I couldn’t find deleted images on recycle bin; is it possible to recover deleted photos from folder on my Windows system? If yes, then kindly suggestion me some sort of solution for this problem.”

Every computer users may accidentally or unexpectedly delete pictures from folders on computer and then later they know the importance of those deleted images and don’t know how to recover them back. If this has happened to you, don’t panic. There are several ways to recover deleted or lost pictures from folder on Windows system. Before going to know the solution for this kind of problem, go through the below listed scenarios where you may lose your essential photos from folder on system:

  • Accidentally deleting folder from system can erase all your important photos present in that folder
  • Installing untrusted third party application on your system can delete some of your photos present in folder
  • Virus or malware attacks on folder present on system can erase entire picture files present in that folder
  • Sometimes, you may lose your valuable images from folders during Cut-Paste operation for transferring files to other folders
  • Unintentional formatting of system hard drive can make you lose folders present in it as well as images stored in the folder

When you lost your valuable photos from folder after encountering any of these above mentioned situations, don’t get disappointed. In all the above photo loss situations, your pictures won’t get deleted permanently from system. The photos from folder on system get permanently erased, when that image space is occupied with other file content. Hence, it is advised to use photo recovery software as soon as possible after photo loss incidence has taken place. By making use of reliable recovery tool, you can easily restore all your lost or deleted pictures from folders present on the computer.

Software to regain photos from folder:

Yodot Photo Recovery is finest picture recovery software used by several users to retrieve their lost or deleted photos from folder on their PC/laptop that runs on Windows operating system. This picture recovery application is strong enough to restore all kinds of image files like GIF, TIFF, JPEG, JPG, BMP, PNG, ARW, NEF, CR2, CRW, PRF, KDC, RAW,ORF, etc. from folders. This software is read-only file recovery tool that doesn’t modify or delete the content of files while extracting from selected storage media including hard drives, external hard drives, USB drives, iPods, memory cards and others. Users can preview retrieved images and save them to preferred location such as computer hard drive or some other removable storage devices. This recovery tool is compatible to work with all Windows PCs/laptops that work on Windows 8, Windows7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Server 2008 operating systems.

Steps for restoring pictures from folder on Windows PC:

  • Click here to download and install Yodot Photo Recovery software on your Windows computer
  • Run the photo recovery application and follow instructions present on screen
  • In main screen, you can see two options i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Choose the particular option depending on the photo loss situation from folder
  • In next tab, you can see all the logical drives and partitions present in the system
  • Select the appropriate drive from where you need to regain photos from folder and click on Next
  • After this, the recovery software starts scanning the selected drive and displays all recovered photos from folder in “Data View” or “File Type View”
  • Preview the recovered photos using ‘preview’ option present on the picture recovery tool
  • At last, save the retrieved photos to your desired location on Windows system


  • It’s good to have separate copy of folders containing precious photos in some other reliable storage devices
  • Regularly update security program in system to protect your priceless pictures from virus infection
  • Cross check the Recycle Bin folder on the desktop before you empty it