How to Restore Missing Files in Windows 7?


Losing important files all of a sudden is the most dreadful thing a computer user might come across. But, the software described in this editorial may become your life-saving straw if you are in need to restore missing files in Windows 7. Download the free demo now.


Is there any way to restore missing files in Windows 7?


Well, most of Windows 7 users will come up with this question when they are unable to find the files that were present on their Windows System.

There are various reasons that are responsible for missing of files in Windows 7 systems like,

  • Unknown/unintentional deletion
  • Improper backup before upgrading OS
  • Windows 7 operating system malfunction
  • Interrupted OS installation
  • Perilous virus intrusion
  • Disruptions during file transfer from external device to computer or vice versa
  • File deletion by antivirus tool without notification, etc.

So now, you might be thinking are these missing files gone forever? Or missing files recovery from Windows 7 system is possible?

No! Your Windows 7 missing files are not gone permanently. And, yes! It is possible to restore missing files in Windows 7.

Then, how to recover missing files from Windows 7? Well here are the 3 ways to restore missing files in Windows 7 computer.

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Method 1# Restore Missing Files from Windows 7 Backup


If you have enabled the scheduled backup in Windows 7 then make sure the drive that holds your backup is available to your Windows 7 system, and then follow these steps to recover missing files from the backup.

  • From Start menu, launch Backup and Restore feature
  • Else go to Control Panel, select System and Maintenance, and opt Backup and Restore
  • Click on Restore my files
  • Find your missing files and restore them

If you have enabled the scheduled backup in Windows 7 then make sure the drive that holds your backup is available to your Windows 7 system, and then follow these steps to recover missing files from the backup.

  • From Start menu, launch Backup and Restore feature
  • Else go to Control Panel, select System and Maintenance, and opt Backup and Restore
  • Click on Restore my files
  • Find your missing files and restore them

If you havenbt enabled scheduled backup mechanism, then try the next method.

Method 2# Restore Missing Files from Windows 7 Previous Version

Windows 7 comes with an automated file and folder backup feature called bPrevious Versionsb, where your individual file and folder backups are created by Windows 7 Backup called, Shadow Copies. And, follow below-mentioned steps to restore your missing files in Windows 7 using shadow copies.

  • Select the folder from where your files are missing
  • Right click on it and choose Restore previous versions
  • Open and check each version for your missing files
  • Restore the folder to the version that holds your missing file

Method 3# Restore Missing Files in Windows 7 using Remo Recover

Remo Recover tool is built with advanced scanning module that will recover missing files from Windows 7 in no time with little effort. This software allows you to restore missing files in Windows 7, which are of file types like images, audios, videos, documents, etc. This program performs recovery on IDE, SATA, and SCSI hard disk, which is being used in your system. Remo Recover supports the restoration of missing files from formatted/ reformatted hard disk as well as capable to find hidden files and folders in Windows 10 without any extra effort. Remo Recover software not only recovers missing files from Windows 7, but it also supports the recovery of deleted files, corrupt files, lost files, and inaccessible files on all the versions of Windows Operating System like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8 etc.

So, Here Are the Steps to Restore Missing Files in Windows 7:


Step 1: First, download Remo Recover on your computer with Windows 7 installed. Then install the software and launch it. When the main window opens, select Recover Files and also choose the drive from which you would like to recover missing files. Then click Scan for the software to scan for missing files

Recover Missing Files from Windows 7 - Main Screen

Step 2: After the scan is complete, all found files will be listed in 2 views called File Type View and Data View

Recover Missing Files from Windows 7 - View Recovered Files

Step 3: Next, enjoy a free preview of recovered files

Recover Missing Files from Windows 7 - Preview Recovered Files

Step 4: And finally, save the files you need to any location

Recover Missing Files from Windows 7 - Save Recovered Files

Why Should You Choose Remo Recover?

  • Downloading and installing is very much easy
  • Performs quick scanning of selected drive
  • Recovery process is so fast to save userbs valuable time
  • Free trial version is available
  • 100% safe and secure
  • Most reliable recovery software
  • Consumes very less system resource
  • Preview of recovered files is allowed
  • Save recovery session option is available, to avoid re-scanning of the drive

Tips to Preserve Important Files on Your System:

  • Always make use of good and effective anti-virus program to protect your files from harmful viruses
  • Try to avoid interruptions while transferring files from external device to computer or vice versa
  • Always keep a backup of your important files on some permanent storage medium like CD/DVD