How to Recover Files Lost after Cut and Paste

Updated on January 23, 2020

4 Steps to recover Cut files in a secure and simple way:

1. Launch the free demo edition of Remo Recover software.

2. Select the location on the drive from where you lost your files after using Cut option.

3. Choose the file types you wish to recover, or simply click "Skip" to select all file types.

4. Preview all recovered files that were lost in Cut and Paste option, and save them back to any location.


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Did you lose files because of unsuccessful cut paste method? If you have then you may know how problematic it can be. Losing important files is an unpleasant thing and can hurt you emotionally and economically. Most of the users get upset after facing data loss. No need to get upset, here is an ideal software to recover files lost due to cut & paste method.

We usually use keyboard shortcuts such as Ctrl + C, Ctrl + X and Ctrl + V as Cut, Copy and Paste respectively to get the job done moving files from one location to another. But accidents often occur while performing such tasks. Valuable files may get lost after improper cut and paste execution. But not to worry, as here's how to recover deleted files in Windows 10, 8 & 8.1, 7, Vista, XP, and previous versions after cut & paste.

Remo Recover - Free Software to Recover Cut Files..!

Remo Recover is the best tool to recover deleted files after cut and paste from hard drive, external hard drive, sd card, memory card, pen drive and other storage devices. Remo Recover software is equipped with latest and advanced recovery algorithms, using which it can retrieve cut files from all brands and types of hard disks and flash drives. It is an expert tool that has easiest GUI (user interface), because of which even a normal Windows or Mac computer user can easily recover cut folders, files and all data on his own. Remo Recover can be used to restore documents of any file types that are lost because of improper cut paste method.

Simple steps to recover files lost after Cut and Paste:

Step 1: Click on the Download Now button to download Remo Recovery software on your system Install and run the application. When the main screen appears, select Recover Files option and then choose the drive from where you would like to recover Cut files and then click Scan

Recover Cut Files - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: The software performs a scan of the selected drive, the progress of which can be seen in the scanning progress window.

Recover Cut Files - Scanning progress

Figure 2: Scanning progress

Step 3: Once scan is complete, all found files are displayed in 2 views File Type View and Data View

Recover Cut Files - View Recovered Files

Figure 3: View Recovered Files

Step 4: Finally, click on Save to save recovered files in a location of choice

Recover Cut and Paste Files - Save Recovered Files

Figure 4: Save Recovered Files

Scenarios in Which We Lose Files During Cut and Paste Method:

  • Sudden Removal of USB: Normally USB drives are used to transfer data from one system to another, so there are high chances that you might lose file by pulling out USB flash drive when cut paste process is in progress.
  • System Shutdown: Not only from USB drive, at times you transfer your computer files from one partition to another using cut paste option. But, due to some reason your system may get sudden shutdown and result in deletion of files.
  • Use of third party software: There are several software that are available in the market using which you can improve file transfer speed. However, use of unsecure software to cut paste files on your computer may lead to deletion of files.

Tips to Avoid Data Loss During Cut & Paste Method:

  • Take the backup of files before using third party software to perform file transfer.
  • Stop the use of drive soon after losing files
  • Use Copy Paste method instead of Cut Paste to avoid this kind of mishap.

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