Generally, there are two ways followed to delete files from system hard drives i.e. one is with the help of Windows Explorer and the other is by using Shift+Delete keys. Recycle Bin is a folder on the desktop of Windows OS that correspond to the directory where the deleted files and folders are temporarily stored. Folders that have been deleted by the user is not permanently deleted from the physical media and hence enables you to restore the folder that you might have by mistake deleted. The folders that are deleted using Shift+Delete keys will not move into the Recycle Bin instead they bypass the Recycle Bin. The folders which are moved into the Recycle Bin can be restored back by right clicking on the particular file and then selecting Restore option, whenever you need them. The folders which are bypassed from Recycle Bin cannot be restored using Restore option. So in this scenario you can good file recovery software to recover deleted files. This tool can not only restore PPTX file from emptied Recycle Bin but also restore files of various other formats.
There are certain scenarios due to which file gets deleted from the recycle bin also. Some of them are mentioned below:
However, when the folder is being deleted or lost from the system, it's not permanently deleted from it. Only links pointing to the storage location of specific files and folders 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 in that location are overwritten and permanently lost. Hence, to avoid permanent loss of files, do not save or copy new files once the files have been 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.
Windows file recovery software is an excellent recovery tool that can recover lost or unintentionally deleted files as well as folders 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 recover deleted data that bypass Reycle Bin and can also recover files that exceed the storage limit. This Recycle Bin file recovery tool tool is specially designed to perform windows 7 emptied recycle bin recovery, Vista and XP recovery. You can even make use of this software, when you have emptied the Recycle Bin. You are able to download the free demo version of this software and you can also preview recovered files. If you are satisfied with the recovered result then you can go ahead and buy the full version in order to save the recovered results.
Follow the steps given below to recover folders from Recycle Bin on Windows OS:
Step 1: Download and install trial version of Windows file recovery software. 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 Lost 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 drive 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 display 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" botton the software starts scanning the selected drive.
Figure 4 : Select File Type
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.