Friday, September 30, 2011


Recover Deleted Files Including Data Deleted Using Shift Delete

Are you worried about the lost data in your hard-disk or did you forget to offload your personal videos from the camcorder or memory card to your PC and now lost it?

Undoubtedly, lose of data, important official data, most memorable photos, documents etc. would be very pain bearing. At that moment one can only think who you didn’t make a copy of it. Then you go to a data recovery person and he charge anything between $100-$200.

So, don’t be worried much about the recovery part because with the right tools for the right jobs, you can easily recover your precious data.

When a file is deleted from your computer, its contents aren't immediately destroyed. Windows simply marks the hard drive space as being available for use by changing one character in the file table. If you manage to start an undelete process before Windows overwrites that part of hard disk with new files. You can set that flag back to "on" and get your file.

As I know, you can download some free recovery software as follow to recover deleted files.

Recover Deleted Files Including Data Deleted Using Shift Delete

Warning! Stop using the current disk as main disk, please keep it unchangeable before recovering the files. Because, if you write additional activity on it. It might further damage the files that you try to recover.

The best way to use the data-recovery software is to immediately stop using the media that contains the missing data. For example, memory card, hard drive, flash drive or in case smartphone. It would minimizes the probability of data recovery.

1.Panda Recovery

  Pandora Recovery actually recovers files permanently removed from Recycle Bin, files originally deleted using Shift + Delete keys bypassing Recycle Bin and files deleted from DOS prompt. Pandora Recovery allows you to find and recover recoverable deleted files from NTFS-formatted volumes, regardless of their type - you can recover pictures, songs, movies or documents. Setup file is 2.12 MB in size. For more information, please visit the following link : Panda Recovery

2.TOKIWA DataRecovery

  DataRecovery is freeware and written by TOKIWA to undelete accidentally deleted files even from recycle bin. It supports FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS undeletion. Even in both NTFS compressed files and EFS encrypted files. Zip file is only 198 KB in size, no installation required and it’s portable. Download: TOKIWA DataRecovery

3.Undelete Plus

  Undelete Plus is a quick and effective way to restore accidentally deleted files. It can also recover files that have been emptied from the Recycle Bin, permanantly deleted files within Windows using the Shift + Delete, and files that have been deleted from within a Command Prompt. Undelete Plus works under Win 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista operating systems. The program supports all Windows file systems for hard and floppy drives including FAT12/16/32,NTFS/NTFS5 and image recovery from CompactFlash, SmartMedia, MultiMedia and Secure Digital cards. Program is only 583 KB in size and requires no installation. Portable. For more information, please visit the following web site. For more information, please visit the following link : Undelete Plus

File Scavenger [Not Free]

This is not a freeware, however, in my past experience, this did the trick for me. File Scavenger is Comprehensive, award-winning file undelete and data recovery utility for NTFS and FAT/FAT32 disk volumes on Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000 and NT 4. For more information, please visit the following link : File Scavenger

However, if you are not familiar with above application, and if you problem using these applications, just leave a comment to this post or contact us.


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