Recover Files After Restart

How to Find Missing Files when Computer Restarts?

"My system is creating chaos from few weeks. When I am working on it, the computer automatically restarts by itself and after that all my work will be entirely cleaned. So, I thought of moving all my significant files to external storage to create a back up copy. But before completing this back up task, my system restarted again. I lost all my vital files. How to recover those missing files? Please help, any recommendation could be of great help."

Many Windows user usually come across such miserable events in which some files go missing when computer gets restarted automatically. It is very irritating when you notice that some vital files and folders are deleted after system restarts. One such unfortunate issue is described above, you may encounter various scenarios that may leads to deletion of data from system hard drive.

Most recurring reasons for loss of files after system restarts:

  • Human error: After successfully updating Windows OS on your device, a pop up window ask the user to restart the computer Now or Later. If you unintentionally click on Now then system reboots and you may miss few files.
  • Power failure: If you do not have UPS connected to your Windows system and power fluctuation happens then the computer turn off abruptly as a result few files may go missing.
  • Irregularities in boot sector: If the boot sector has any inconsistency when working on some valuable file then your computer might restart automatically resulting file lost and all the changes made to that specific file will be gone.

More over, there are circumstances where complete folder existing on computer desktop becomes invisible after system gets restarted. In this case, it is suggested to make use of appropriate file recovery application to retrieve lost or missing files. Prior to that, it is recommended not to store any data to the PC hard disk as it may cause overwritten of the data.

Tool for recovering missing files after computer restart:

One of the most relevant application to undelete erased files after restarting computer is Remo Recover. Professionals have designed this utility to recover deleted files after restart from system drive safely within short span of time. Powered up with lot of high-tech scanning algorithms to retrieve files after format and perform entire restoration of different file formats like doc, txt, ppt, pdf and many other file types from internal as well as external hard drives.

Apart from this, you can also rescue missing files during interrupted file transfer from computer to portable storage devices like pen drives, memory cards, USB drives, etc. This wizard is compatible to run on Windows based platforms including Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, XP and Windows server 2003 and 2008.

Precautionary measures to prevent file loss:

  • If your system has any update, make sure you close all the applications before restarting the PC.
  • Always save the file in specific drive location before actually working on it.
  • When computer automatically restarts, find out the cause and fix the issue before it leads to severe data loss.


Steps to recover deleted files after restart using Remo Recover software:


Step1: Use the Download Now button to download Remo Recover on your system and install the application. Then click Recover Files when the main screen appears and also select the drive from which you want to recover deleted files. Then click Scan for the software to start scanning the drive

Recover Deleted Files After Restart - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step2: After the scan is complete, a list of found files are displayed in 2 views namely File Type View and Data View

How To Recover Deleted Files After Restart - View Recovered Files

Figure B: View Recovered Files

Step3: Then preview the files and save in a desired location

Recover Files After Restart - Save Recovered Files

Figure C: Save Recovered Files