In computer language, the Recycle bin is a temporary storage for files and folders that has been deleted intentionally or accidenatlly by the user, but not permanently erased from the hard drive. A recycle bin is a special file system, which allows the user to browse deleted files, recover those files and folders that were deleted by mistake, or delete them permanently by emptying the Recycle bin.The recycle bin, keeps a record of each file, folders and directory's original location. There are certain instances when the recycle bin or trash has been emptied out accidently. In such situation you can use a good file recovery software which can support user to retrieve files from emptied Recycle Bin.
Features of Recycle bin
Items remain in the Recycle Bin until you decide to delete them permanently from your computer system. Sometimes files deleted from a hard drive or a network drive is permanently deleted and is not sent to the Recycle Bin. These deleted items still take hard drive space and can be undeleted, recovered or restored back to their original location. Sometimes Windows automatically searches the space in Recycle Bin to restore the most recently deleted folders and files. The size of Recycle Bin can be restricts to reduce or limit the amount of hard disk space it takes. After each partition of hard drive, Windows allocate one Recycle Bin. You can also allocate or specify different size for recycle bin. If your hard disk is partitioned, you can specify a different size for each of the hard disk in your computer.
There are many reasons why MS Word files and folders are deleted. It may be due to Malware / Spyware / Virusattack, accidently pressing Shift + Delete key, formatted or corrupted hard drive, emptied recycling bin or abrupt shutdown of the system.There are various scenarios and common causes of data corruption and losses. Some of them are mentioned below:
Improper Shutdown of the system: : Files or folders lost due to Improper shutdowns caused by power outages or performing a hard restart: pressing and holding the power button or, on Macs so equipped, the restart button.
Files deleted by third party tool: Malware / Spyware / Virus attack can also cause file or folder deletion.
Hardware failure: Hardware failures, hardware corruption, bad RAM can cause loss of files, folders and documents.
Accidental deletion: You might delete the files by accidentally emptying Recycle bin, or you might be deleting some unwanted files or folders and along with that, you might have deleted you important files.
In order to avoid the above-mentioned scenarios, you can create a back up of your important files and folders. It will help you to easily recover your lost files and folders from the backup. If you have not maintained any backup, in order to recover back deleted, lost files, we can use Windows recycle bin recovery tool to recover lost files, accidental or intentional deletion of files and folders and provides complete recovery of all lost, deleted, inaccessible folders and files from both FAT and NTFS file systems. It also facilitates user to get back files deleted from Recycle Bin folder very efficiently without any data loss.
Windows recycle bin recovery tool is most reliable software, which can recover deleted folder from Recycle bin, formatted or corrupted hard drives and accidently uninstalling-re-installing Windows. It supports file recovery after emptying Recycle Bin folder on Windows 8 or Win 7 PC. As it supports all major version it can also tells how to recover recycle bin on Vista OS. It also repairs all types of .doc, and .docx files, which refuse to open due to any corruption. When the scanning process completed, recovered files can be previewed. You can save the “Recovery Session” in order to avoid rescanning of the drive.It can also help to restore files deleted using Shift Delete.
Steps to recover Recycle bin files after deletion:
Step 1: Download and install the free trial version “Windows Recovery Software”. Move the software from ‘application’ folder to ‘desktop’. Select the "Recover Files" option from the main window, as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1. Main Screen
Step 2: Double click on the short cut icon, which is present on the desktop and select the drive or storage devices from which the files needs to be recovered and click ‘Next’ as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Select Partition / Drive
Step 3: On clicking "Next" a list of file types that can be recovered are displayed and previewedas shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3: Select File Type
Step 4: You can save the recovery sessionin order to avoid rescanning of the drive. The recovery session details can be saved using the "Save Recovery Session" option . Once the scanning is finished, the recovered files are displayed as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4: View Recovered Files
Note: Save the recovered data to another healthy drive / partition. Never download or store recovered data to the drive from where you want to recover your deleted data.