How to Recover Deleted/Lost Files from Windows Desktop?

Updated on January 21, 2020

Learn how to recover desktop files that are deleted or lost in various circumstances, by downloading desktop files recovery software. Remo Recover restores all kinds of files that are erased or lost from the desktop within couple of clicks.


Restore Files from Desktop

Desktop computers are widely used all over the world, and all vital documents, reports, databases, etc. will be saved on the desktops for easy and quick access. But sometimes you might encounter loss of essential files from your desktop. Let us consider a scenario wherein you were deleting few unwanted files and during the process of selection, mistakenly you selected important files and deleted it using “Shift + Delete” keys. After realizing you have deleted important files permanently, you might wonder how to recover files Shift + Delete files from desktop?

Don’t worry. Now you can easily recover files from desktop with Remo Recover. In most of the scenarios, like the one mentioned above, files are not permanently erased and they still recoverable. Hence, files lost or deleted due to any reasons can be brought back using appropriate file recovery software.

How files get deleted/lost from Desktop computers?

  • Unintentionally formatting of C drive leads to deletion of vital files from desktop.
  • File system corruption might cause loss of essential files from desktop.
  • If PC / laptop is infected by harmful viruses, then that would lead to loss of files.
  • Most common scenario where you might lose valuable files from computer’s desktop is accidental deletion using Shift + Delete keys, while clearing up unwanted files and folders from the desktop.
  • Emptying the Recycle Bin folder after simple deletion task results in permanent deletion of files. While removing unwanted stuffs, you might have deleted some important files in hurry, and emptying the Recycle Bin folder results in permanent deletion

Remo File Recovery - Free Tool to Recover Deleted Files from Desktop..!

Remo Recover software is an appropriate desktop file recovery tool to restore lost files after factory reset, file system corruption, formatting, Shift + Deletion, virus infection, and in all other data loss scenarios. But lost files should not be overwritten with any new data or files because overwritten data can’t be recovered. Using this software you can easily recover lost or deleted files from desktop computers. It is such an amazing utility which performs deep scanning to get back lost or deleted files on any Windows machine. This software is safe and secure tool to bring back files from Windows Operating System. It recovers permanently deleted files in Windows 8 & 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 & 2008. It possess 100% recovery rate and has highly advanced built-in algorithms to restore lost or deleted files on Windows Operating System. Mac edition of this software is designed and developed for Mac users to recover data from iMac hard drive, and other series of Macintosh computer hard disk drives.

More about Remo Recover:

  • Restores files from formatted/damaged drives without any difficulties
  • Recovers files from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 file system based partitions
  • It recovers missing pictures from computer running on different Windows OS like Windows 10, Windows 8 & 8.1, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2003 & 2008, etc.
  • Remo Recover is available in free version that recovers deleted and lost desktop files and allows a free preview of the recovered files that enables users to evaluate the software before activating the license key

Precautionary measures to avoid data loss from desktop: -

  • Prior to deletion of files in bulk make sure that no important files are selected.
  • Maintain regular backup of crucial files on your desktop to restore it after file loss.
  • Install reliable antivirus on your PC to secure it from harmful virus infections.
  • Avoid mishandling of important files on your desktop computer like unnecessary cut paste of files.
  • Have proper power backup on your desktop computer to prevent files from transfer errors like power failure.
  • Perform retrieval process soon after file loss from your desktop computer to avoid overwriting of lost files.

Steps to retrieve deleted files from desktop: -

Step 1: To recover files deleted from desktop, download Remo Recovery software and install the application. Launch the application and when you see the main screen, click Recover Files option and choose the drive from where you want to recover files (Since it is desktop in this case, select C: drive). Then click the Scan button

Recover Files from Desktop - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: After the scan is complete, you have a list of recovered files represented in 2 kinds of views; namely File Type View and Data View

Desktop file recovery - View Recovered Files

Figure 2: View Recovered Files

Step 3: Next, preview the files by double clicking on the file and save them to any location of choice

Restore Files from Desktop - Preview and Save Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview and Save Recovered Files



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