I have lost one of my folders with many important files related to business. I am not sure about the cause. I just cannot trace the folder or the files. I tried using the in-built search option and checked all the deleted items in the Recycle Bin. Is there a possibility to get back files lost due to unknown reasons?
Stored files and folders on Windows can be lost due to many reasons. Some of the main factors that can make your files inaccessible include unexpected system failures, power glitches, virus, software malfunction or disk corruption. Unknown errors and running check disk can also make some of your files inaccessible
Even if you are not able to pin-point the cause, you can recover lost files from Windows with Recover Deleted Files. The software is equipped with the most powerful deep scan technology to recover files lost, deleted, missing or even orphan files. The technologically advanced and unique signature search technology helps you to locate files easily using the file attributes (file extension such as .doc, .xls, .ppt etc). If you are interested to know more about this application you can go through http://www.recovermydeletedfile.com/how-to-recover-files-from-formatted-hard-drive.html.
Recover Deleted Files software is capable of recovering files lost due to any data loss situations including accidental formatting, file system corruption and other unknown errors. You can use this software to recover data from both NTFS and FAT file systems. Files on Windows may be lost or gets deleted due to usage of system restore utility, however, you can use this tool for deleted file restoration after system restore. It is an extraordinary application to rescue files erased from recycle bin of Windows.
Lost file recovery with Recover Deleted Files
Lost file recovery using Recover Deleted Files is easy and simple. Follow the steps given below to recover lost files easily and effortlessly.
Note: The system should have 512 MB RAM (Recommended, 1 GB RAM) and 50 MB of free disk space for installing the software.
How to recover lost files from Windows using utility to restore deleted data?
Step 1: Launch the application, by using Start Menu>Programs>Recover Deleted Files, or by double clicking the desktop shortcut. The main screen of the application is displayed. From the main screen, select the "Recover Files" option as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Application Main Screen
Step 2: The "Fast File Recovery" option can be selected if you want to recover lost files from the drive / partition on which the operating system is installed (usually C: drive), or you can select the "Advanced File Recovery" option to select partition / drive manually. After selecting "Advanced File Recovery" option proceed to Step 3, else if you have selected "Fast File Recovery" option proceed to Step 5.
Step 3 : On selecting the "Advanced File Recovery" option, the software displays the logical drives that are detected. Select the logical drive from which you want to recover lost files and click on "Next" as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Select Logical Drive
Step 4: You have an additional option to recover files based on their unique signature by selecting the appropriate file format as shown in Figure 3. You can alternatively skip this step to proceed with scanning process.
Figure 3: Select File Type
Step 5: The software now scans the selected drive / partition for the lost files, and displays the recovered files. You can make use of either the "Data View" or "File Type View" option to view recovered data as shown in Figure 4. The "Preview" option lets you preview the recovered files and evaluate the recovery results
Step 6: You can use the "Save Recovery Session" option to save recovered files information which helps to avoid re-scanning the hard drive once you purchase the full version of the software. You need to purchase the full version of the software to save the recovered files. Use the "Open Recovery Session" option to load previously scanned information and proceed with saving of recovered data.
Figure 4: View Recovered Data