Get Back Deleted Files

Rollins Duke   
Published: May 13th, 2024 • 3 Min Read

Deleting what is waste in total haste can sometimes call for the retrieval of all the data that is in its form fully chaste !

Mistaken deletions do happen, and sometimes, without a reason too. Now, whether it be an outcome of mass deletion without checking what is being deleted which is then followed by an understanding that one of those deleted files is badly needed for the work, or accidental deletion of the wrong document version, or just hitting the danger “delete” button due to a regular habit – nearly every computer user has faced it. Some brood, some complain, but the ones who possess the right knowledge and the right attitude to look into the matter find the right way to recover deleted files, and rest assured of a fruitful result.

Follow Given Steps to Get Back Deleted Files From Windows OS

  1. Step 1 Check the Recycle Bin First and Foremost. In some very simple circumstances, it is easily possible to get back files that are deleted without the need to any brainy binary nerd. The first step towards this recovery is to check your recycle bin and be doubly sure to see whether your required file is still waiting for you there. If this is the case, you will be the happiest person on earth for a moment. Just right-click that required and select the option of “restore”, and go to the file’s original location to find it there.
  1. Step 2 Go to the Original Location. If the above does not work, then try and go to the folder where that file was originally lying. Right-click on the folder and, if the option if available, select the option of “Restore previous versions.” It is sometimes possible that you get back the contents of the folder from some previous date.
  1. Step 3 Stop Working on the System That Very Moment. Once any of the files is “deleted” or removed from the system, the disk space that it was occupying is marked free by the system which means that space is available for use by other new files or data. But that space will not be overwritten until any file takes its place. So, let us say you had a free space of 100MB and you deleted data of 50MB, then your system hard disk drive still has 100MB of total open space storage, but now after deletion, it also has 50MB of usable free space. So, on downloading any 20MB application, it will not take that 50 MB space, instead it will take that completely open storage space. However, on downloading a 150 program instead, your system will immediately kick out your 50MB free space of that deleted file to instantly make space for this new program. Now, in the circumstance, if you have mistakenly deleted some very crucial file, then you need to act fast to get back data of that file.
  1. Step 4 Download a Professional Recovery Tool to Get Data Back. As explained in step 3, you must ensure that the data recovery software that you download, do not save it to that drive from where you wish to get back data, because this can overwrite that file space. Use the software to get back files; such professional tools are very convenient to fetch and easy to use; so go for it!


Surely, after reading the above steps, you must have realized that the danger “delete” is not that powerful that it seemed to be!