Recover Deleted Files from Windows Server 2008

Performing Windows Server 2008 Deleted File Recovery

Designed and invented by Microsoft Corporation, Windows Server 2008 is the Microsoft’s server operating system. It was released in the year 2008 as a successor to Windows Server 2003 consisting of additional features such as Server Core, improved accessibility and more.

In order to recover deleted files from Windows Server 2008, follow the below mentioned file recovery technique using Windows Server 2008’s default functionality. Or, if you’re looking to perform in-depth file recovery and if the Windows Server 2008’s default data recovery functionality is not helping, you can make use of this powerful data recovery tool to recover deleted files from Windows Server 2008.

Recover deleted files from Windows Server 2008 using its default file recovery option:

  • Find the folder wherein the deleted files were stored, right-click on the folder, and select Properties to open the Properties dialog box
  • On the Previous Versions menu, double-click on the latest version of the folder which contains the file that you wish to restore. A list of files that are saved in that previous version will show up
  • Right-click the files which were accidentally erased and click Copy. Then right-click on the location where you wish to restore that files and click on Paste to complete restoration of that deleted file

The above mentioned technique is only for recovering accidentally or unintentionally deleted file on Windows Server 2008 and may not work properly with all Windows Server 2008 users. This method does not support in recovering deleted folders or in performing recovery after formatting the hard drive or from other factors that caused data deletion.

Retrieve deleted files from Windows Server 2008 using Remo Recover:

In order to extensively restore deleted files from Windows Server 2008, you will have to use this powerful third party data recovery utility called Remo Recover for Windows systems. This data recovery application uses a smart scan technique in order to scan and detect deleted contents from all Windows supporting drives and recover them effortlessly. It is one of the most renowned tools in recovering Windows Server 2008 deleted files. You can recover accidentally deleted files, files emptied from recycle bin, files deleted due to technical errors such as disk defrag, formatting, partitioning errors and so on.

Remo Recover application’s features and specifications:

  • Retrieve deleted files from different partition arrays such as RAID0, RAID1, RAID5, etc.
  • Recognizes more than 300 different file extensions to help you recover almost all types of digital data
  • Extended search functionalities such as searching deleted files on the basis of Date created, file type, file name and size
  • Works on all Windows supported memory devices such as external Hard disk drives, pen drives, memory cards, iPods, CD-DVDs and all flash memory devices
  • Recovers files from various Windows supported file systems such as FAT, NTFS, ExFAT, NTFS5, etc.
  • A quick built-in file preview option in order to help you view all recovered contents prior to Windows Server 2008 deleted file restoration
  • View recovered files in two different type of views – File Type view and Data View to make your recovery less complicated
  • A hassle-free and clean user friendly interface to allow data recovery in few simple steps
  • A free version to scan, recover and preview all rescued data before restoring it back on any location

Steps to recover deleted files from Windows Server 2008 using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Download and install Remo File Recovery software on you Windows computer and start recovery process using the steps outlined below

Step 2: When the main screen appears, click Recover Files option and then choose the drive from where you’d like to recover Windows server 2008 files. Then click Scan for the software to start scanning process.

Restore Deleted Files From Windows Server 2008 - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 3: After the scan is complete, a list of recovered files are displayed, which you can view using 2 views; namely File Type View and Data View

Windows Server 2008 Deleted File Restoration - View Recovered Files

Figure 2: View Recovered Files

Step 4: Finally, select the files you need and save them to a desired location

Recovering Windows Server 2008 Deleted Files - Save Recovered Files

Figure 3: Save Recovered Files