Restore Encrypted Files/Folders from NTFS Partition

Lost your important encrypted files from NTFS drive? Here's how to recover encrypted files from NTFS drive that is deleted or lost, with the help of free edition of Remo Recover software.


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Recover Encrypted Files from NTFS Drive

Many users, while using NTFS disk on their computer, may encrypt their important files to secure sensitive information. Generally, files are encrypted to restrict unauthorized physical access to their crucial data. But sometimes, these encrypted files can get lost from NTFS drive due to various reasons. Let’s have a look on some of the common situations experienced by most of the NTFS users:

  • Accidentally deleting or formatting NTFS partitions / drives containing encrypted files
  • Trying to relocate free space during repartitioning could lead to deletion of existing NTFS partition
  • The encrypted files stored on NTFS drive may get damaged due to virus or malware attack
  • NTFS encrypted files may become inaccessible due to partitioning errors or disk input / output error

Like other file system, NTFS based drives / partitions are also vulnerable to data loss. One or more causes might be responsible for encrypted file loss from NTFS drives. Whatever it is, losing crucial files from NTFS disk is intolerable. What could be done when you lose encrypted files from NTFS?

Nothing more, just stop using your NTFS drive and don’t save any new data on that drive until you restore all lost / deleted encrypted files. Then, just click Download button to get the free trial version of Remo Recover software to recover partition NTFS that is encrypted. The software quickly scans and extracts all the lost files from various storage drives formatted with NTFS file system.

Steps to recover encrypted files from NTFS drive with Remo Recover software

Step 1: Launch Remo Recover and select “Recover Partitions” option from the main screen. Then, it shows a list if available logical and physical disks in the system. Choose the appropriate disk and click "Scan" button

Click on Recover Partitions to recover encrypted files from NTFS drive

Step 2: The tool will now scan the disk to find all its previous and current partitions. Once scanning is over, it shows a list of found partitions with their file systems. Choose the required NTFS partition and click "Scan" option to start the recovery process, as illustrated in figure 2

Select NTFS Drive

Step 3: Now it starts scanning the NTFS drive to extract all its encrypted data. Upon the completion of scanning and recovery, a list of recovered files are displayed in "Data View", and "File Type View", as illustrated in figure 3.

Recovered Data View

Step 4: The tool now allows to evaluate its recovery results by providing "Preview" option to preview the recovered files prior saving as illustrated in figure 4.

Preview recovered files list

Step 5: Finally if you are satisfied with the tool, then activate the complete version of the tool and save the recovered files

Save recovered files from NTFS drive back

Is Remo Recover safe to restore encrypted files from NTFS drive?

Remo Recover is a fast, efficient and easy-to-use partition recovery application to recover encrypted files from NTFS partition. It is a read-only utility and therefor it doesn’t damage or do any modification in the original encrypted file. Hence, it is absolutely safe to use for recovering lost files on NTFS drive as it is completely free from external threats.

Overview of Remo Recover partition recovery software

Robust algorithms of Remo Recover program deeply scan the NTFS drive to detect and restore lost or deleted encrypted files within few clicks. It is a flawless utility to recover data from formatted NTFS partition that has been corrupted or damaged due to any reasons. Tool is compatible to recover encrypted files from Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, etc.  Also, this utility is capable of recovering encrypted files from different storage devices including iPod, USB drives, flash memory cards, memory sticks and many more.

Along with encrypted files, it enables you to retrieve hidden and password protected files from NTFS file system, even if the drive is formatted. In addition to NTFS file system, it supports file recovery from FAT and ExFAT based hard drives or partitions on Windows computer. The toolkit allows you to recover deleted or lost files from RAID0, RAID1 and RAID5 arrays with utmost ease.

Helpful suggestions:

  • Always backup your encrypted files stored on NTFS drive
  • Check twice before performing any format or delete operation on NTFS based drives
  • Do not write anything on NTFS drive after encrypted file is lost in order to avoid data overwriting



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