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Two Ways to Recover Permanently Deleted Folder

Overview of permanently deleted file recovery 

Some people like to use "Shift + Delete" button when they want to remove a folder from the computer, and some people keep the habit of regular emptying recycle bin to clear up some junk file. Folders deleted in these two ways will be permanently deleted and can not be retrieve directly from recycle bin. It causes troubles for people to recover deleted files if they realized that they deleted a wrong folder in one of the above ways. But don’t worry! Read this page and then you will have two ways to recover permanently deleted folder.

Recover permanently deleted folder from desktop without software in Windows

First we would like to introduce you how to free recover permanently deleted folder without software in Windows. When you delete a folder on your desktop with "Shift + Delete" button , you can retrieve them with no data recovery software easily as long as you remember the name of the deleted folder. Here we will show you how to make it. First create a new folder on the desktop and name it with the same name of the deleted folder. After that select the folder, right click and navigate "Properties" > "Previous Versions". And then Windows will search for and list the previous versions of the permanently deleted folder. You can choose the latest one and click "Restore" to recover permanently deleted folder. 

Recover permanently deleted folder

The first solution is only available for people who permanently deleted their folders from desktop. If you failed to get back your folder with this solution, you can try to recover permanently deleted folder with Syston Data Recovery. This professional data recovery program is built to recover lost data from storage media. It can rescue your data lost due to deletion, formatting or some other reasons. You can download it and try the guide below to recover permanently deleted folder.

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 permanently deleted folder

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 permanently deleted folder

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.

Preview and recover permanently deleted folder

Win Version

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