How to Recover Deleted & Lost Folders in Windows 7?

Usually files or folders deleted on Windows 7 normally can be retrieved back easily from the Recycle Bin folder. But, if the file or a folder deleted using "Shift + Delete" keys, or if you have emptied the Recycle Bin folder, or a folder that is bigger than the Windows 7 Recycle Bin is deleted, then it is risky job to regain the folder back. If this is the case, how to recover deleted folder on Windows 7? Don't worry! Folder Recovery is a professional data recovery tool that can restore permanently deleted or lost folder from Windows 7 with utmost ease. However, before making use of this software, make a note that you must not use the storage drive from where you have deleted the folder. This is to avoid overwriting f the file or a folder. if the deleted file or a folder is replaced with new file/folder, then it's not possible to recover deleted folder back.

Before we move on to the deleted or lost folder recovery on Windows 7, let's see few common factors responsible for the deletion or loss of folders in Windows 7:

  • Emptying the Recycle Bin folder after simple deletion of a folder. Or Deleting a folder using "Shift + Delete" combination keys results in permanent deletion
  • If the folder in a drive is affected severely with harmful viruses and malwares, and when you scan the drive with anti-virus tool, the affected folder gets deleted without any notification
  • Formatting the drive containing lots of files and folders, without any backup results in permanent deletion. Sometimes, you may accidentally format the drive, whereas sometimes, when the drive is corrupted severely, you are prompted with Format error message like "The disk in the drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now?". In such circumstances, formatting the drive results in permanent deletion of files and folders in the drive

It could be unaffordable to lose the vital folders from your Windows 7 HD due to any of the pre-mentioned reasons. However, if you have backed up all your necessary folders before folder loss then you are lucky. If so, you don't have to worry as you already have a backup of the Windows 7 disk folders. But if you don't possess a backup of the lost folder items don't turn disappointed. There is one finest way to recover folders and files in simple steps.

Folder Recovery from Windows 7

Folder Recovery software is a unique tool that can quickly recover deleted folder on Windows 7 laptops and desktops. This application employs a rigorous scan algorithm that securely extracts the files and folders from Windows systems with a high success ratio. It is also possible to undelete folders from Windows system drives and also various other external storage drives. It also enables you to restore Outlook folders, music files, documents, videos, pictures, and many other file type formats.

A demo version of this application is also made available for both Windows and Mac users. Thereby you can easily recover deleted files and folders from Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows Vista, etc. Also after the restoration of files and folders from the system drive, you are availed with a preview of the recovered file items.

Complete Guidelines to recover deleted & lost folders on Windows 7?

Step 1: Download and install Folder Recovery in your Windows 7 system. Choose Recover Files option that is available on the main screen.

Step 2: Then select the appropriate Windows drive from where the folders got lost or deleted.

Step 3: Press on the Scan button to initiate the recovery process.

Figure 1: Recover Partitions/Drives

Step 4: A new screen displays the progress of the scan.

Figure 2: Scanning for Folders

Step 5: View the restored folders and files under File Type View and Data View.

Figure 3: Recovered Folders

Step 6: Preview the file items and mark them for saving.

Figure 4: Preview Window

Step 7: Pick a suitable storage location to save the files recovered from the Windows 7 drive.

Figure 5: Save Recovered Folders