Ms PowerPoint is a powerful presentation tool from Microsoft Inc. This application is primarily used for preparing presentations that are used for business analysis or academic purpose. It is a simplest form of representing things in a brief format. It facilitates you to include graphic effects like animations, pictures, colorful text, backgrounds, etc to make your presentation more appealing and elegant. Microsoft Office tool supports different versions of PowerPoint such as Ms PowerPoint 2003, PowerPoint 2007 and PowerPoint 2010. The presentations are stored in different file formats such as .ppt, .pps, .pptx etc. PPTX is the new extension of file associated with PowerPoint. Ms PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 is compatible with new file format. Sometimes you might have come across situations in which you have accidentally deleted the PowerPoint presentations and emptied the recycle bin. In such cases, in order to recover PPTX file from emptied recycle bin you need to make use of reliable file recovery software.
Recycle Bin is an icon on the desktop of Windows that corresponds to the directory where the deleted files are temporarily stored. The data that has been deleted by the user is not permanently deleted from the physical media and hence it enables you to recover the files that you might have mistakenly deleted. The files that are deleted with the help of Shift+Delete keys combination will not move into the Recycle Bin instead they bypass the Recycle Bin. The files which are moved into the Recycle Bin can be restored back by right clicking on the particular file and then selecting Restore option, whenever your require them. The files that are bypassed from Recycle Bin cannot be restored using Restore option.
PPTX file loss situations:
Whenever the PPTX files are deleted from the system, you need not have to worry, as they are not permanently deleted from it. Only the file pointers pointing to the storage location of specific files are removed making that location available for storing new files. If you store new files over that location then the files, which are already present on that location are overwritten and permanently lost. Hence, to avoid permanent loss of files, do not save or copy new files once the PPTX files are deleted from the system. Keep a copy of files as backup so that it can be helpful when you have lost your files to restore them.
Recycle Bin recovery software is an excellent recovery tool that can recover lost or unintentionally deleted files from the Recycle Bin. This software is capable of recognizing and recovering different file formats based on their unique signature. This software has an ability to undelete deleted files from USB stick along with other storage mediums like memory cards, FireWire drives, iPods, etc. It can even recover files which bypass from Recycle Bin due to files exceeding the storage limit. You can even make use of this software, when you have emptied the Recycle Bin. With the help of this software you can even learn how to retrieve deleted images from Recycle Bin in few simple steps. It also facilitates you to restore shift deleted data with ease.
Steps to recover PPTX files from emptied Recycle Bin:
Step 1: Download and install the free demo version of the software. Launch the software by double clicking on the shortcut icon from the desktop. Select "Recover Files" option from the main window as shown in Figure A.
Figure A : Main Screen
Step 2: Select "Recover Deleted Files" option to recover deleted PPTX files after emptying the recycle bin as shown in Figure B.
Figure B : Select Recover Deleted Files
Step 3: The software displays a list of logical drives or partitions as shown in the Figure C. Select the logical drive from which you want to recover deleted PPTX files and then click on "Next" option.
Figure C : Select Logical drive
Step 4: After clicking on next the software thoroughly scans the affected drive from which the PPTX files were deleted. Once the scanning process is completed the software displays recovered result. You can view the recovered files using the "Data View / File Type View" options, as shown in Figure D.
Figure D : Preview Recovered Files
Note: Save the recovered data to another healthy drive / partition. Never download or store new data on the affected drive from which you want to recover your deleted data. In order to save the recovered data you need to purchase the full version of the software.