How to Recover Files Deleted by Antivirus?

Updated on March 23, 2020


Did the files get disappeared after an anti-virus scan? Relax! Download the free version of Remo Recover software on your system and follow few simple on-screen instructions to recover files deleted by antivirus in three clicks. Download and try now for free..!


Antivirus tools such as Kaspersky, Norton, Avast, etc. are applications available to get rid of viruses and malwares on our computers, mobile phones, memory cards, pen drives, and other USB storage devices. These antivirus tools are capable of preventing dangerous viruses from attacking our storage devices, and they protect our data and system security. However, there are many instances wherein thse antivirus tools deleted the important files and folders that are infected with viruses. Here's a real-time scenario:

"When i inserted my SD card containing my photos, videos, and other music files to my system, the McAfee antivirus tool immediately deleted all the files and folders that were affected with virus, without asking for permission and confirmation. How can i recover those files deleted by the anti-virus tool? As i don't have backup of those files. Can anyone help me in recovering files deleted by antiviruss tool? Thank you in advance..!"

How an Antivirus deletes files from your system..!

In this fast era of technology a lot of work is performed using internet. But, workinig with internet involves high risk, as your system is exposed to virus attack. However, you know that antivirus programs are capable of scanning your hard drive or other storage device and detecting suspicious programs like malware, spyware, virus, etc. Antivirus software is programmed to detect and remove the wrong piece of code and faulty programs that are harmful to your computer. Unfortunately, during the course of scanning, antivirus may encounter some of the files as suspicious and erase them, which may not be virus infected, resulting in deletion of crucial data.

Remo Recover - Free Tool to Recover Files Deleted by Antivirus:

There are some bad times wherein, inspite taking all precautionary steps files might get deleted. Not to worry much, as Remo deleted antivirus file recovery is here to provide all sorts of assistance to recover files infected and deleted by antivirus. Remo deleted antivirus file recovery software performs a rigorous scan of the drive and restore deleted files from hard drive, pen drive, memory cards and other flash cards. It is the most preferred software to recover files after antivirus scan from Windows based computers and laptops, as it is compatible with Windows versions likes XP, 7, 8 & 8.1, 10, Vista, Server 2003 & 2008, etc.

Better Safe, than Sorry..!

  • Before performing an antivirus scan take the backup of important files and folders.
  • Use authentic antivirus software, so as to reduce the chance of file deletion.
  • Avoid downloading from unsecure sites to keep your system free from virus.

Steps to restore files deleted by antivirus…!

Step 1: Click on the Download Now button to download Remo Recover software on your system and install it. Launch the software and wait for the main screen to appear

Step 2: In the main screen, select Recover Files option and choose the drive from where you’d like to recover deleted files. Then click Scan for the software to begin the scanning process

How to Retrieve Files Deleted by Antivirus - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 3: Then the software scans the drive and upon completion, displays a list of found files in 2 types of views; namely File Type View and Data View. Use the File Type View option to have files sorted by file types

How to Retrieve Files Deleted by Antivirus - View Recovered Files

Figure 2: View Recovered Files

Step 4: Finally, preview the recovered files and save to a preferred destination

How to Retrieve Files Deleted by Antivirus - Save Recovered Files

Figure 3: Save Recovered Files

Remarkable features of Remo Recover…!

  • Inbuilt with excellent recovery algorithms recover deleted files by Antivirus even from severe data loss scenarios.
  • Capable of recovering files that are deleted using shift delete key combination.
  • Recover deleted files by antivirus scan from various storage devices like external drives, pendrives, memory cards, etc.
  • Can search and recover lost files after antivirus scan based on their unique signature.