How to Restore Deleted Files After Emptying the Recycle Bin

To restore a deleted file after emptying the Recycle Bin, first check "Previous Versions" by right clicking the folder where the file was and reviewing the contents under the Previous Versions tab. If the tab does not exist or the file is not listed under the tab, the last line of defense if a tool called RESTORATION.

Restoration is an easy to use and straight forward tool to undelete files that were removed from the recycle bin or directly deleted from within Windows, and we were also able to recover photos from a Flash card that had been formatted. Upon start, you can scan for all files that may be recovered and also limit the results by entering a search term or extension. In addition, it also provides the option to wipe the found files beyond simple recovery. The program is small and standalone, it does not require installation and can also run from a Floppy disk. Restoration works with FAT and NTFS as well as digital cameras cards.

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