What is Recycle bin? The Recycle bin is similar to the wastebasket on your desktop, which stores deleted files and folders of your computer. You can launch recycle bin by double clicking the icon present on your desktop. It keeps the deleted files, restore the files from recycle bin, and you can also delete files from recycle bin to save the disk space.
Recover deleted items from Recycle bin
Sometimes, you may delete your important files by accidently hitting the “Delete” key, then you check the deleted items on the recycle bin. Most of the time, you will find the deleted items on the recycle bin and you can restore also but if the recycle bin is empty, the data cannot be found on it. In such cases people thinks that the files are deleted permanently. Actually, you can recover files from recycle bin even if it is emptied also.
How to recover files
Suppose you have moved your important files and folder to the recycle bin. It does not delete it, but only removed the files name and make it invisible from your computer. The file still exists, only the space occupied by the file is free. The file can be overwritten if your computer requires free space for some other file. You can recover back your files if the computer does not overwrite the free space.
There are many file recovery software’s available in the market which helps to successfully recover your files. There are many reasons why files get deleted from recycle bin. It may be due to accidently hitting “shift + delete” key of computer, formatted/corrupted hard drives, power shutdowns, sharing files and folders with different computers during the poor connectivity of the network, repartitioning the hard drive etc. In such cases, a good file recovery software can undelete files from recycle bin, corrupted/formatted hard drives, disk drive, usb drive or flash drive etc. You can install the free trial version of any good file recovery software. The file recovery software will support all versions of Windows operating system like Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7.It can also undelete deleted files from external hard drives, memory cards etc. It can recover different types of files and corrupted .doc and .docx files also. You can download the free trial version of the software by following steps.
Steps to undelete deleted files
Step 1: Download the free trial version of file recovery software.
Step 2: Install the software using administers privilege and create a shortcut of the installed software on the desktop.
Step 3: Launch the software by double clicking the icon on the desktop and select the files and folders you want to recover from hard drives or from different storage devices and click “Next”.
Step 4: On clicking next scanning process will be completed and recovered files are displayed.
Step 5: You can save the recovery session in order to resume and avoid rescanning the hard drive and other storage devices.
Step 5: You can save the recovered file to any desired location.