Recycle Bin is a folder created by Windows in all its operating system including Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, etc, to temporarily store files and folders that are deleted from Windows hard disk.
The deleted files from your Windows hard drive are stored in the Recycle Bin location on a basis of First in First out. When the Recycle Bin folder reaches its maximum capacity of storing deleted files, then it automatically deletes the older files to create a space for the newly deleted files on your PC.
Find here a complete guide on how to recover deleted files from Recycle Bin manually and also using a reliable Recycle Bin recovery software like Remo Recover.
Methods to Recover deleted files from Recycle Bin on Windows
1) Recover deleted files from Recycle Bin for Free
Following are the steps to recover deleted files from Recycle Bin. Applies only if your deleted files are existing in the Recycle Bin folder. If not, then move on to the 2nd method.
Step 1: Open Recycle Bin on your Windows PC to recover deleted files from it.
Step 2: Select the deleted files or folders which you want to recover from the Recycle Bin.
Step 3: Now, right-click on the selected files and click the Restore option.
Step 4: Once the restoring of all deleted files from Windows Recycle Bin completes, all your accidentally deleted photos, files, videos, etc. will be restored from the Recycle Bin to their previous or original location.
2) Recover Deleted Files From Recycle Bin using Remo Recover tool
Utilize Remo Recover tool to restore deleted data from Recycle Bin in simple clicks. This software works with advanced data recovery algorithms to safely restore more than 300 file formats such as photos, raw-images, videos, PDFs, Excel files, Word documents, PPTs, etc. from the Windows Recycle Bin.
How to Recover deleted files from Recycle Bin?
- Download and Install the Remo Recover tool to recover deleted files from Recycle Bin on your Windows.
- Click the Recover Partitions option and select the drive (such as C, D, E, etc. ) on which you previously stored the deleted files from Recycle Bin.
- Now, click the Scan option and wait till the software recovers deleted files from Recycle Bin.
- Now, the software displays all the recovered files from Recycle Bin in Data view and File Type View, select the deleted files which you want to get back from Recycle Bin, and click the Save button to restore them to any location of your choice.
Remo Recover | A Recycle Bin Recovery software
Make use of Remo Recover, which is an exclusively designed tool to recover deleted files from Recycle Bin easily. Following are the few benefits of Remo Recover software.
- Remo Recover software works with read-only mode algorithms to safely recover deleted files from Recycle Bin without altering the original content.
- This tool offers a free preview of the recovered files from Recycle Bin. Such as photos or videos.
- It only takes few simple clicks to get back your permanently deleted files from Recycle Bin.
- It is compatible with all the latest versions of Windows operating systems including Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, etc.
- Apart from recovering deleted files from Recycle Bin, you can make use of this tool to recover deleted files from external hard drives, pen drives, SSD, and other external storage drives.
Tips to Avoid Permanent Deletion of Files from Recycle Bin
- Take a regular backup of all your important files.
- Once, you encounter permanent deletion of files from Recycle Bin, it is recommended to stop using your PC until you don’t recover data from Recycle Bin.
- Do not delete files from Recycle Bin unless they are not relevant to you.
- Be careful while deleting files using shift delete keys as it doesn’t leave any trace of deleted files in Recycle Bin.
- Do not empty Recycle Bin if it has any of your important files or folders.
- Make use of Remo Recover software to restore data from permanent deletion of files from Recycle Bin.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1) Why deleted files are not existing in the Recycle Bin?
Some of the common reasons that remove deleted files from the Recycle Bin permanently are as follows.
- Emptied Recycle Bin.
- Manually deleted files from Recycle Bin.
- Files deleted using Shift + Delete keys.
- Files bypass Recycle Bin.
- Deleted files are more than the available capacity of the Recycle Bin.
In any of the above permanent deletion scenarios, if you have not taken a backup of important files, then you can make use of Remo Recycle Bin recovery software to get back deleted files.
2) Where do permanently deleted files go?
During the permanent deletion of files, the space occupied by your deleted data will be marked as ready to be overwritten. And they are not permanently deleted either from your Recycle Bin or PC as you believe until they are not overwritten with new files. However, with the help of Remo Recover software, you can easily recover permanently deleted files from Recycle Bin with ease.
3) Do deleted files from USB go to Recycle Bin?
No. Any deleted files from a USB drive do not go to the Recycle Bin since it is a removal device. Only deleted files from the Windows hard drive are moved to the Recycle Bin. But, you will wonder to know that USB or external hard drive has its own Recycle Bin where it saves all its deleted files. In case, if you want to recover deleted files from a USB, then you just need to connect them to your Windows computer and start recovering data from it using Remo Recover software.
4) Can I recover permanently deleted files from Recycle Bin on Windows 10?
Yes, you can easily recover permanently deleted files from Recycle Bin on Windows 10 and also from its previous versions like Windows 8.1, 8, 7, etc using the Remo Recover tool.
5) How to recover deleted files from Recycle Bin without the software?
You can make use of the File History option on Windows, which works similar to the way Time Machine Backup works on Mac. If you have activated File History on Windows, then you can recover deleted files from Recycle Bin by going to the previous version of your Windows. If you have not activated File History then, you should make use of the Remo Recover tool.
Steps to recover deleted files from Recycle Bin without software:
- Type Restore your files with File History in the windows search box.
- Locate the deleted files from Recycle Bin which you want to recover by going back to the previous version of Windows.
- After finding the deleted files from Recycle Bin that you want to get back, click Restore to save the data in its original location.
Tony Landry is a Web Content Editor at Remo Software. He loves to write, edit, and manage content for users trying to troubleshoot and fix problems on Windows, Outlook, storage drives and Cloud storage networks.
He has published more than 200 articles in Remo Software blog. He actively engages in research and problem-solving techniques to consistently generate great web content. Fixing various hardware problems on computer and storage devices along with a great knack for fixing Outlook errors, Tony is also the fun-time IT guy for all his work friends. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and enjoys cycling.