Software to Recover Deleted Files and Folders from Windows XP

  • A significant tool for easily recovering deleted files and folders from Windows XP, 10, 8, 7, Vista, Server 2003 and 2008
  • Supports all file formats including images, videos, audio files, documents, etc.
  • Highly capable to retrieve folders deleted or lost after formatting the drive, shift + delete, emptied recycle bin, corrupt drive, partition deletion, Windows reinstallation, etc.
  • Trial version is available for free download that recovers data and provides a free preview of the recovered files prior to purchasing the software
  • Compatible with a wide range of storage devices including hard drives, memory cards, SSD, USB flash drives, and many more

Microsoft developed the Windows XP Operating System, which uses a FAT file system. This OS can be used on both desktop and laptops. If you too are a Windows XP user then you too might have stored a huge amount of data files on the computer HD.

These files will usually be saved in folders which are the virtual file container. Folders are specially created to store specific files such as videos, songs, images, software, etc. in a specific folder respectively. The folders help you easily manage and access the files faster. However, the folders stored on your Windows XP system might not be safe due to some reasons. At the worst cases, you might permanently delete the important folders on your Windows XP system.

Scenarios of folder deletion from Windows XP-

  • Accidental Deletion: While viewing folders on your Windows XP system, you may accidentally delete some of your important data folders such as music folders, image folders, etc. However, you might apply Shift-Delete on the files and thereby permanently delete the folder items.
  • Unintentionally Formatting the Drive: You may mistakenly format the logical drive where you had stored some essential folders. With format operation, the entire collection of vital files on the disk partition will bet wiped.
  • Anti-Virus Scan: If your Windows XP system is infected by virus then the file stored on your system gets deleted and you won’t be able to access the infected files. So to gain access to the files you may try an antivirus tool that scans and fix the virus attack problems. In this process, the anti-virus tool could delete the entire folder which consists of infected files.
  • Cleared Recycle Bin file: You might also empty the recycle bin folder on the Windows XP system without verifying if it contained any important files.

You can easily undelete folders on Windows XP by using a standard tool named Folder Recovery software. With the help of this advanced tool, you can easily recover deleted music folder, image folder, video folders, etc. effortlessly.

Folder Recovery software to restore Windows XP files/folders

Folder Recovery software is an advanced tool, that is equipped with powerful algorithms for secure retrieval of deleted folders from the Windows XP system. It ultimately helps in regaining the files that got lost or deleted due to multiple reasons. This program also makes it possible to recover folders deleted from memory card, USB drive, SSD, external HDD, etc. It also facilitates you to recover folders of any file format and displays them in a preview screen. By using this proficient software, you can perform deleted folder recovery on Windows 8, 10, Vista, 7, Windows Server 2008/2003, etc.

Steps to recover deleted folders on Windows XP:

Step 1: Download the software on your Windows XP computer. Next, select "Recover Files" option as shown in Figure 1.

Step 2: From the list of logical drives available on your Windows XP system, select appropriate drive for scanning.

Step 3: Click on the Scan button.

Figure 1: Recover Partitions/Drives

Step 4: The recovery process starts by scanning the selected drive.

Figure 2: Scanning for Folders

Step 5: The restored files will be represented in File Type View and Data View layouts.

Figure 3: Recovered Folders

Step 6: Review the file items with a right-click. Then mark the files that you wish to save.

Figure 4: Preview Window

Step 7: Continue to save the files restored from Windows XP drive to a suitable drive location and press on the Save button.

Figure 5: Save Recovered Folders