Retrieve Deleted Files Windows XP

Data loss on Windows XP operating systems:

Microsoft Windows XP is a computer operating system from Microsoft that saw millions of users world-wide. This operating system is still used by many people due to its compatibility with a huge range of programs and simple to use interface. The data security features and protection from suspicious programs such as spywares and malwares is not as good as its later counterparts such as Windows 7 and Windows 8 OS though. Being an open sourced operating system has its own sets of drawbacks like its vulnerability to all kinds of detrimental programs and other stuffs, lack of functionalities to check data loss due to system errors and so forth.

Let us see how data loss and file erasure can occur on Windows XP enabled computer and how it can be addressed in an effective manner. Go through the following file erasure situation that one of our users experienced while working on a Windows XP based PC. Furthermore, learn how to restore deleted files on Windows XP running computer with the help of Remo Recover software.

Case situation:

“I was working on my Windows XP desktop PC while I happened to accidentally erase some important files from the D drive. I used Shift + Del key combination to erase those items. Those were the files which were not supposed to be deleted at all as they were stored as a backup to some personal data. Now I want to get those files back without getting any professional to help. Can anyone recommend me any good file recovery software that is reliable enough to retrieve sensitive information back? Thanks.”

Possibility of recovering deleted files from a computer:

When a file is deleted from any storage device, the hard drive application only removes the address that is pointing to the location of that file, retaining the file data intact. Now that file becomes invisible to the operating system and that space on that drive is made ready for another write process. This file can however be made visible to the user again by performing file recovery. And in order to be able to do that, you will need assistance of a data restoration application such as Remo Recover. Read on to know why this software is recommended to bring all sensible information back from various types of data loss situations on Windows XP based system.

Remo Recover is a highly recommended file restoration software:

The multi-functionality file restoration application from Remo is one of the most trusted names where retrieval of sensible information is concerned. The software performs deep scanning of the storage drive to detect and bring back all meaningful information to life. It is highly compatible to work with all major Windows operating systems that include Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2002, Windows 7x and Windows 8x. One can as well recover lost files from Mac OS X based computer using this software.

Some glimpses of features of Remo Recover software:

  • It has a very unique and user friendly interface that is very easy to understand even for first time users of the software. You don’t need to have any sort of professional knowledge or help as such to operate the software
  • There is a demo version make available that is totally free of cost to use. It helps you to test the software’s performance by viewing all recovered files before getting the licensed version of Remo Recover


Steps to retrieve erased files on Windows XP using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Recover on your computer with Windows XP. Start the application and click Recover Files option from the 2 options Recover Files and Recover Partitions. Then choose the drive from which you would like to recover deleted files and click Scan

Recover Deleted Files Windows XP - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now the software scans the selected drive for deleted files and displays them once found.

Retrieve Deleted Files Windows XP - View Recovered Files

Figure 2: View Recovered Files

Step 3: You can select recovered files from the list and preview them for free

Recover Erased Files Windows XP - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files

Step 4: Finally, save selected files to a desired location

Restore Erased Files Windows XP - Save Recovered Files

Figure 4: Save Recovered Files