Recover Files from Recycle Bin on Windows 7

Oh no!!... I didn't want to delete that file!"  It happens to everyone... a simple mouse click and the document or spreadsheet you just spent hours creating is gone or maybe not.

File you have deleted will first go in the Recycle Bin. You can easily restore it from there by clicking “Restore” option for one or selected files & “Restore all items” for all the items present in the Recycle Bin. The files will be retrieved and sent back to their original location in seconds.

But what will happen when you delete the files from the Recycle Bin also? 

Sooner or later, everyone deletes a file which they wish to recover. Recovering deleted files on Windows 7 system is often possible, but it requires some precautions and some luck.

The System Restore function of Windows 7 provides another way to recover a deleted file from the Recycle Bin. You can also recover files for those you have not taken any back up. That's because Windows automatically creates System Restore Points during certain major operations, such as installing new software.

Why do you need recovery software?

But in some situations System Restore also fails. Suppose you just want the files you have deleted in last two days and you choose System Restore to retrieve them back. But if your restore point is a month old; you will get many unwanted files back in your system. In this situation you will need Recycle Bin Recovery Software to get your deleted Recycle Bin files safely and only those which you want. This software can recover files emptied from the Recycle Bin or deleted using Shift+Delete combination or using the context menu but only as long as the disk space occupied by the file has not been overwritten.

Features that make it the best in recovery softwares

The software has very attractive features that make your search easier and faster. You can search and restore deleted Recycle Bin files based on their file type, their date of creation, size, etc. You can also add new signatures/file types if they are not listed in the software and search for your desired file.

Undelete Recycle Bin can recover all types of files like audios, videos, documents, executable files, compressed/zipped files, and many more. It supports over 300 file types, which helps you in recovering the files you want.

You might also lose a file if you press Shift+Delete instead of Delete. The file deleted in this way does not go in the Recycle Bin. So to retrieve files deleted using Shift+Delete you need recovery software. There is no other way to undelete those files.

Sometimes you may use third party program to clear cookies & temporary files which also has an option to clear files from Recycle Bin in Windows Vista which may lead to loss of some of the valuable information. Don't get tensed! You can recover emptied Recycle Bin data on Vista quite easily.

Note: By using this ready to use tool to retrieve recently deleted files from Recycle Bin on different series of Windows operating systems like Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and 2008.

Follow these steps to retrieve files from Windows 7 Recycle Bin –

Step 1. Download & install the trial version of Recycle Bin Recovery Software on your system to undelete Recycle Bin files.

Step 2. Click on “Recover Files” option on the welcome screen.

Recover files from Recycle Bin Win 7 - Main Screen

Figure A. Main Screen

Step 3. Click “Recover Deleted Files” Option on the next screen.

Recover files from Recycle Bin Win 7 - Select Deleted files

Figure B. Select Deleted Files

Step 4. Select a logical drive.

Recover files from Recycle Bin Win 7 - Select drive

Figure C. Select Drive

Step 5. After scanning, the software displays a list of recoverable files. Preview the files before recovering.

Recover files from Recycle Bin Win 7 - Recovered files list

Figure D. Main Screen

Step 6. Buy the full version and save the restored files.


Help Tip – Always keep a backup of your important files.