Sunday, September 23, 2012

Recover deleted files on Windows

When you accidentally shift-delete files or empty the recycle bin then you need to act immediately. The first thing to do is: avoid further write operations on that volume. Then download and run this wonderful tool: Pandora Recovery. Browse to the location of the deleted data. You should find the deleted file or folder marked by a red X like this:

Select the files or folders that you want to recover and select menu File | Recover to. Choose the location where you want to store the recovered files and click Recover Now. Lay back and see your files reappear.