Restore Encrypted RAR Files

Here’s a fool proof way of restoring deleted or lost encrypted RAR files from any storage volume – by making use of Remo Recover data recovery utility. Find out how to restore encrypted .rar files using this powerful software. But before that, let us learn some of the main factors that can cause RAR files to get deleted from a computer, to help you be aware in future.

RAR files (file extension as .rar) are a kind of data holders used to save any number of multiple files and folders in their compressed form using an app called WinRAR. It works on compression and decompression techniques for compressing / decompressing any content. One can simply add any number of items to WinRAR in order to create a .rar file. To access RAR files, one just has to run the RAR file using WinRAR tool and extract any of its files and folders.

Compressing files in RAR file format has many benefits such as absolutely any number of files and folders can conveniently be added in to a single RAR that is compressed. This helps in keeping all important files safe by storing all useful files and folders at one place. Secondly, downloading and uploading files over the internet in RAR format can be a convenient task as large number of items containing docs, folders within folders and all other contents can be downloaded as a single RAR file with no hassles. Also, RAR archives can be encrypted to help secure sensitive and confidential information safe from various potential threats.

A RAR file is used for numerous purposes including data transfer and storage and hence it is easily prone to data loss and corruptions due to negligence. There are many actions that can corrupt RAR files which are stored on any storage drive. Some of the most widespread ones are mentioned below:

Reasons causing encrypted RAR file to get deleted / lost:

  • A virus or malware attacks – If an encrypted RAR file is stored on a volume which is affected with virus and other malignant programs, all those can easily get deleted or even lost at worse.
  • Accidentally deleting RAR files from an external storage volume will cause those files to get removed permanently. Also, formatting a volume due to any reasons where the encrypted .rar files are kept will get them erased permanently
  • A weak or buggy RAR file extractor tool which you make use of in order to access RAR files can damage those files while trying to decrypt them
  • Improper usage of cut paste option - Moving RAR files from one location to another incorrectly through online servers or using any other means can be the reason for encrypted RAR files to go missing

Using Remo Recover for recovering encrypted RAR files:

Remo Recover is a powerful data recovery application that helps you to easily recover RAR files and extract all contents, which are deleted or lost due to any of the above mentioned or similar reasons. All you have to do is, download Remo Recover using the download links, install it on your Windows OS based system and follow the simple on screen steps. Recovering encrypted RAR files using Remo Recover tool is an easy and complication free task that helps you retrieve and extract all contents from a .rar file within minutes. You can also perform encrypted RAR file recovery on your Windows based system using the free demo version of Remo Recover tool.

Steps for recovering encrypted RAR files using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Download Remo File Recovery software on your computer and install the application. Launch the software and in the main screen, choose the option called ‘Recover Files’ and also select the drive from where you would like to recover encrypted RAR files. Then click Scan for the scanning process to begin

Recover Encrypted RAR Files - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Once the software scans the drive, a list of recovered files will be shown which you can view in 2 types of views; namely File Type View and Data View

Restore Encrypted RAR Files - View Recovered Files

Figure 2: View Recovered Files

Step 3: Now, double click on the recovered files to preview

Retrieve Encrypted RAR File - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files

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

Recovering Encrypted RAR Files - Save Recovered Files

Figure 4: Save Recovered Files