How to Recover Permanently Deleted Files & Folders?

  • Recovers files and folders deleted after Shift + Delete, formatting, emptied Recycle Bin or rash, Command + Delete, etc.
  • Displays a preview of the retrieved files even in the demo version
  • Well-suited to restore files having any file type extensions
  • Simple and secure to use
  • Runs on all editions of Windows and Macintosh machines

At very unexpected situations you might encounter permanent deletion of the files/folders that are of high importance to you. Some users find themselves lucky to possess a backup of the files that is been erased from the system. On the other hand, certain users fail to maintain the right backup of the files that got permanently deleted due to various factors.

What causes permanent deletion of files and folders?

  1. Emptied Recycle Bin folder on Windows(Trash in Mac)
  2. Mistakenly applying shift-delete on vital file items
  3. Accidental format operation

Files are not deleted permanently

Yes, indeed, files are not permanently deleted from the system soon after deletion. When a file or folder gets deleted, only the reference to the file is removed. So the data contents remain in the same storage location until it is overwritten by new files. Therefore, it is possible to restore folders from the storage using powerful tools like Folder Recovery.

Easily restore deleted or lost folders

The Folder Recovery software serves to be the perfect solution to regain the permanently deleted files/folders from both Windows and Mac OSX. This tool helps to securely recover deleted folders from storage drive using the powerful scan engine. Even data lost after virus attack, partitioning errors, file system corruption, power surge, file system conversion errors, improper operating system shutdown and many other known and unknown factors can be retrieved using this single tool. This tool is also helpful to get back lost picture folder, videos, audio, documents, emails, zipped files, and so on. This unique recovery engine supports file and folder recovery on Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Server, etc. There is a different version of the Folder Recovery designed to run on all latest editions of Mac OSX.

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Steps to recover deleted files and folders:

Step 1: Launch the Folder Recovery in your system.

Step 2: Opt for Recover Files option from the main screen.

Step 3: Choose the drive from where the files and folders were permanently deleted.

Step 4: Hit on the Scan button.

Figure 1: Recover Partitions/Drives

Step 5: The tool starts undeleting the permanently deleted folders from the computer drive.

Figure 2: Scanning for Folders

Step 6: Verify the restored files under File Type View and Data View layouts.

Figure 3: Recovered Folders

Step 7: Right-click to preview the recovered files.

Figure 4: Preview Window

Step 8: Set a target location to save the files regained after permanent deletion.

Figure 5: Save Recovered Folders