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Recover Files after Shift Delete


Sometimes you may want to delete files that you don’t need from your computer to free up some space on the hard drive for new data. But how do you usually do it, select the file, right click and choose delete option or press on ”Shift+Delete” button? If you choose the first way, you can easily restore the deleted files from recycle bin when you find you need them later. Otherwise, it may be a little more difficult for you to get them back. But difficult doesn’t means impossible. This page tells you how to recover files after shift delete with Syston undelete tool. You can read to learn the reliable solution and then try to use it to rescue your important files. 

Permanently deleted files with Shift+Delete option

About two days ago, I accidentally deleted some folders of 55GB size from D: Drive by pressing ”Shift+Delete” option in my Laptop. The folders contained lots of Movie Files 50GB & around 2.5GB of Music Files & 2+GB of Pictures. One of my friends said that since I did Shift Delete, these files are permanently deleted from the computer and not recoverable. But I really want to get them back. Is there any efficient way to recover deleted files after shift delete? Maybe there are some programs can help, any one knows?

Steps to recover files after shift delete with Syston undelete tool

"Deleting" a file doesn't actually removed it from the computer but just marks the space as available to be used. So you can recover files after shift delete with third-party data recovery programs before they are overwritten by new data. Syston Data Recovery is a powerful undelete tool that can fully retrieve deleted files. The program is a wizard-like tool, so you can operate it easily. Now you can follow the below steps to recover files after shift delete.  

Win Version

Step 1. Launch Syston Data Recovery and select the file types you want to recover. Then click "Next" button to move to the next step.

Launch Syston Data Recovery to recover files after shift delete

Step 2. Select the disk where you lost your data and click "Scan" button, the software will quickly scan the selected disk to find all your target files. If you lost your partition, select "Lost Disk Drives" and "Scan" to continue the recovery process.

Scan the selected hard drive to recover files after shift delete

Step 3. After scan, you can preview all the listed recoverable files one by one and select out those you want. Then, click "Recover" button to get them back once. Here you should save all the recovered files on a different drive or memory card in case of recovery failure.

Recover files after shift delete with one click

Win Version

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