Microsoft is efficient and full featured word processing software that is designed to create simple documents like memos, letters, reports to complex documents like brochures, newsletters and other documents in Windows OS. Even though, it was originally designed for use in the business world, now it is commonly used in all fields. Microsoft also provides tools to create web pages and web pages can be directly placed on web servers. It is a user-friendly application that makes it more preferable to use among various users. It supports different versions of operating system for business organizations and home users like Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows ME, etc. It organizes the data with help of different file formats such as FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, etc on its storage device i.e., hard drive. There are instances when you accidentally delete DOCX files. Recycle Bin is a folder on the Windows desktop that represents the directory where the deleted files are temporarily stored.
The files that have been sent to the Recycle Bin are not considered as a part of the folder tree i.e. they do not appear in the Navigation Pane so they cannot be opened. If you want to view, open or edit the contents of folder or file in the Recycle Bin then you first must move the folder out of the Recycle Bin to some different location. Because, Recycle Bin is a last chance repository, that cannot be used as a workspace. If you want the deleted DOCX files back then you can restore them easily by Recycle Bin. But sometimes the files may be accidently emptied out of the recycle bin too and you cant find them anymore on your hard drive. In this case you can use Recycle Bin recovery software to perform DOCX file recovery. It also help user to restore documents deleted from Recycle Bin at your fingertips.
Scenarios leading to deletion of DOCX files from Recycle Bin are as follows:
Therefore, while deleting make sure that the file you are deleting is not important to you. Always, take backup so that you can restore accidentally deleted files back from backup copy. Whenever a file is being deleted by pressing Shift + Delete command or when you accidentally empty recycle bin then the files are not permanently deleted. Only the pointer pointing to the given files gets deleted. Index file entry is deleted and it is set free for new data to be occupied. So, in order to retrieve deleted files you need to use good file recovery software.
After files have been deleted using Shift delete, you need to stop using the computer in order to avoid overwriting of new data that can lead to permanent data loss. You need to take precautions by not installing any software into the hard drive rather connect the hard drive to a host computer to recover your lost and deleted data. The data recovery mainly depends on whether the data has been overwritten or not. Hence, you can recover deleted files by utilizing an excellent recovery tool. Windows File recovery tool is specially designed to recover Recycle Bin data on Win 7, VIsta, XP and other versions of Windows OS. This software has some distinct features that make it more preferable to use. It recovers deleted DOCX files from emptied recycle bin. It can also undelete deleted files which bypass Recycle Bin due to exceeding in size. It also supports recovery of deleted files from external hard drives, memory cards, pen drives, FireWire drives, iPods, etc. The software can retrieve accidentally erased folder from Recycle Bin using the in-built powerful algorithms. Other than Microsoft Office Word files, the software can also recover PPTX files from emptied Recycle Bin.
Steps to recover DOCX files from emptied Recycle Bin:
Step 1: Download and install the demo version of Windows Recycle Bin file recovery software. It is always preferred to install the software using administrators privileges and the software should be moved from application folder to desktop. Select "Recover Files" option from the main window as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1 : Main Screen
Step 2: Now select "Recover Deleted Files" option from the screen that appears next as displayed in Figure 2.
Figure 2 : Select Recover Deleted Files Option
Step 3: The software will now displays the list of partitions as shown in the Figure 3. Select the drive from which you want to recover deleted files and click on "Next".
Figure 3 : Select Partition
Step 4: Now the software displays a list of file types that you can recover as shown in Figure 4. You can select the file type or skip this process and continue to the next step. When you click on "Next" button the software starts scanning the selected drive.
Figure 4 : Select File Types
Step 5 : Once scanning is completed, the software displays all the recovered files. You can view the recovered files using the "Data View / File Type View" options, as shown in Figure 5. You can evaluate recovery result using "Preview" option and you can save scanned information using "Save Recovery Session" option. If you are satisfied with the recovery result then you can purchase complete version of the software.
Figure 5 : Recovered Files
Note: Save the recovered data to another healthy drive / partition. Never download or store new data to the drive from where you want to recover your deleted data.