Recover Deleted Files Windows

Deleted essential photos from Recycle Bin on Win XP and want them back?

Since every piece of hardware requires software, your computer also needs Operating System software to run the system. Windows XP is one of the most commonly used Operating System. The horrific task in Windows XP is accidentally deleting your precious images from Recycle Bin. The Recycle Bin in Windows XP  is a little waste basket situated at the corner of your desktop n works much like a real Recycle Bin. If you accidentally delete some essential images by simply right clicking on the photos folder and choosing delete from the menu then don’t worry!!! Want those images back?? The handy little Recycle Bin returns your precious photos to the same spot from where you have accidentally deleted the photos.

However, how long does the Recycle Bin hold onto  deleted photos or any other files in Windows XP? It waits until the garbage consumes 10% of your hard drive storage space. After that,  it starts purging your oldest deleted files to make room for the new. If your hard drive storage space is low then you may end up in losing files that are deleted long back. You have accidentally deleted some photos long back and after so many days you realize that you need those photos. In such case, when you start searching for those photos,  you cannot find it in the Recycle Bin if it has already exceeded 10% of  hard drive storage space.

You delete  a big folder that had so many folders in order to free up the disk storage space. Since the folder consumes same space as it was occupied when it was on the logical drive, you remove it from Recycle Bin too. After some days, you realize that you have deleted folder along with the folder that had some old photos, which you really need now!!!  Now, you cannot even restore that folder from Recycle Bin as you have deleted it from Recycle Bin only!!! When you delete a folder, all files and subfolders of that folder gets deleted. Sometimes, you may accidentally empty the Recycle Bin without even checking the contents of the Recycle Bin. If the Recycle Bin contains some important images that you need then you may end up in loss of photos.

Don’t worry, even after accidentally deleting images from Recycle Bin or emptying the Recycle Bin. This is because, your photos are not permanently deleted only allocation information related to those photos is deleted from the file allocation table. The moment you found that you have accidentally deleted the photos from the Recycle Bin, immediately stop using the hard drive to avoid permanent deletion due to overwriting of new files. Make use of Windows File Recovery Software to recover images deleted from Recycle Bin. The powerful recovery engine of the software allows you to recover deleted pictures on Windows 7 with ultimate ease.

Windows File Recovery Software is an efficient tool to restore accidentally deleted photos from Windows XP Recycle Bin. This software can easily retrieve pictures even after accidentally emptying the Recycle Bin. It has the ability to recover different type of image files like JPEG, TIFF, BMP and also RAW image files like CR2, CRW, NEF etc. Along with media files, this software also has the ability to recover Office files deleted using Shift+Del on Win Vista, 7 and XP. If you have accidentally deleted an important Word document that is in docx format from your hard drive using any of the file  management preferences then use this software. It can easily restore docx file deleted on Windows 7 and support all other versions of Windows OS. If you have accidentally deleted some important files using Windows Command Prompt commands then they does not move to Recycle Bin. Instead, those files bypass the Recycle Bin. In such case, you can use this software to retrieve accidentally deleted files using Command prompt.

Only 3 simple steps to restore images deleted from Recycle Bin

Step 1: Download and launch the free demo version of File Recovery Tool to recover deleted files on Windows OS. Select the “Recover Photos” option and then select “Recover Deleted Photos” option to restore photos that are accidentally deleted from Recycle Bin.

Recover deleted files - Main Screen

Step 2: Now, select the hard drive and click on “Next” option to proceed. As you click on “Next” option, the software starts scanning the drive to recover photos erased from the Recycle Bin. 

Windows deleted file recovery - Hard drive selection screen

Step 3: After the photo recovery process is done, you can preview the recovered photos.

Restore erased data on Windows - Preview Screen

How to avoid loss of photos in the future?

Always take a backup of essential photos. Never delete anything unless you know exactly what it is and you know you will never need it again in the future. Or, at the very least, make sure that you know how to get another copy of the photos you are about to delete just in case. Try to delete unwanted stuff from the Recycle Bin periodically to avoid unexpected data loss.