Chances are that you might have emptied your recycle bin accidentally and all of a sudden realized that they were the files you still need. This is exactly the time when a question arises in your mind – how to recover deleted files from recycle bin? If yes, then you are reading the right post. After a proper research, we are here to list you the best tools that can help you get your important deleted files back. But before that, we would want to tell you something. Read on.

Know That The Files You Have Emptied From Recycle Bin Are Not Completely Deleted

Once you have deleted the files from recycle bin, it doesn’t mean that they are permanently deleted. Though Microsoft asks you – Do You Want To Delete These Files Permanently, and you press OK button – it does not deletes those files permanently from the computer. Your computer’s operating system doesn’t delete those files. Instead, it hides them from you. The deleted files remain in the computer’s memory until some other files are rewritten on the same cluster. And to retrieve these hidden files, you need good recovery software to help you. Though there are many tools in the market, we are going to list you the top rated ones.

How To Recover Deleted Files From Recycle Bin?

Many people still feel that recovery tools do not work. It is pretty surprising to know this. Maybe, they weren’t using the right tools. Even we have faced many accidental file deletions and believe it or not, recovery tools were a good handy. Here are the top 10 tools that will help you recover your deleted files from recycle bin.

1. Recuva – How To Use Recuva?

Download Here

How To Recover Deleted Files From Recycle Bin

Recuva is one of the powerful data recovery products from the same Company, who developed CCleaner. The best thing we like about Recuva is that it is 100% free. So, you don’t have to pay dollars and dollars just to recover the files you deleted accidentally.

Features

  • Sleek GUI
  • Great to use
  • Deep scan mode, which gets you all the deleted files
  • Supports different file system like NTFS, FAT, exFAT etc…
  • Secured file eraser – allows you to delete the files permanently from your system

The reason why this tool has topped this list is because of number of download, user ratings and there is 99% chance (which is much higher than the other tools listed here) that you will get your files back.

2. TestDisk – How To Use TestDisk?

Download Here

how to recover deleted files from recycle bin

 

TestDisk is another great tool to help you recover deleted files from recycle bin. This open source software recovers deleted folders and files from NTFS, FAT32, FAT16, FAT12, ext2 and exFAT file formats.

Features

  • Clean interface
  • Open source
  • Enhanced recovery for multimedia/video files
  • Recovers and rebuilds your NTFS boot sector

Note: If you are going to use this tool, you need the help of wiki. The link is given in the title (# 2).

3. SnapFiles Restoration – How To Use SnapFiles Restoration?

Download Here

how to recover deleted files from recycle bin

 

Restoration is another best recovery tool to retrieve your deleted files from computer. It does not require any installation. You can just put this on your pen drive and use it whenever you want it. Once you have downloaded and saved Restoration on your flash or pen drive, run it by right clicking on it and choose the option “Run as Administrator”. Select the drive you want to scan. Now, if you know the name of the file you have deleted, you can just type a part of it into the box named “All or Part of the File”. Leave it blank if you aren’t aware of the file you have deleted from recycle bin. Finally, click the button “Search Deleted Files”. It lists you all the deleted files. Find your file and restore it by selecting and pressing the button at the right – “Restore by Copying”. You can then save the file somewhere.

Features

  • User friendly
  • Undelete image files, documents, folders etc
  • Reliable and small
  • Fast

4. PC Inspector – How To Use PC Inspector?

Download Here

how to recover deleted files

 

PC Inspector recovers data from most NTFS and FAT partitions, even if your boot sector is damaged or erased. In fact, PC Inspector gives you the option to save your recovered files on any of your network drives. It supports different file formats like DOC, EXE, HTML, JPG, AVI, ARJ, XLS, DXF, HLP, BMP, MOV, MID, RTF, ZIP, LZH, PNG, TIF, TAR, WAV etc… It has a special feature called “Cluster Scanner”, which helps a user in scanning specific areas of your hard disk for the deleted files.

Features

  • Looks for partitions automatically, even though the FAT or boot sector is damaged
  • Gives you an option to save the recovered files in network drives

5. Disk Drill – How To Use Disk Drill?

Download Here

how to recover a deleted file

 

Yet another well known tool to recover deleted files from recycle bin is none other than Disk Drill. It is separate versions of both Windows and Mac.

Features

  • Clean and easy user interface
  • Nice navigation controls
  • It has a feature called “recovery vault”, which maintains your recovered documents in a vault to prevent them from losing again.
  • It supports different file formats and devices.

They have also launched Disk Drill PRO, which performs different advanced scanning modes on FAT, HFS/HFS+, NTFS and other file systems. It’s Quick Scan feature helps you locate deleted files on NTFS and FAT disks. In fact, this feature is claimed to be accurate and fast, but it is unlikely to locate files that had been erased long ago. There is this “Deep Scan” with which you can recover files from memory card or disk, regardless of what file system you use. This recovery technique scans your entire disk in a binary form and retrieves deleted documents even after formatting.

6. Puran File Recovery – How To Use Puran?

Download Here

how to recover deleted files from recycle bin

Puran File Recovery has 3 primary recovery modes, which are:

  • Quick Scan: Reads the NTFS or FAT file system from the recycle bin
  • Deep Scan: Scans the entire free space on your device
  • Full Scan: Advanced scanning mode, where the chances of recovery is really high

Also, there is an option called “Find Lost Files”, which recovers files from a damaged partition.

Features

  • Drag-and-Drop based user interface
  • It includes different speed levels
  • It is compatible with different Windows version

7. Pandora Recovery – How To Use Pandora?

Download Here

how to recover deleted files from recycle bin

Pandora recovery is another free tool to help you recover your deleted files back. It supports different file systems like FAT, NTFS, CDFS, EFS etc… Once you install the software on your system, it allows you to scan your entire PC and then looks for files. However, you have to give the file’s partial or full name or the last deleted/accessed date.

Features

  • Cluster scan
  • Disk surface scan
  • Recovers your fragmented files
  • Recovers files from pen drives, disk drives (FAT32) and floppies