Remo Partition Recovery Tool

Recover NTFS Files on Windows 7

How to recover NTFS files on Windows 7?

Did you know that it is possible to recover files from NTFS formatted partitions and drives? You might have come across a number of situations when you badly needed to recover some important files on your Windows 7 Operating System, which you lost or deleted in various scenarios. So, here’s the solution. Use Remo recover software, and make your mind free of worries. Remo Recover can retrieve every file that is lost from your NTFS formatted drives / partitions.

Below are some of the possible scenarios in which you may lose NTFS files:

Deletion: Intentionally or unintentionally, you may delete some important files by using Shift + Delete, by emptying the Recycle bin or from the command prompt

Re-installation errors: While reinstalling Windows 7, formatting the drive not intended to, and corrupting partition information while trying to make dualboot / multiple OS installation

Partition Mishandling: Accidental deletion of partition from Windows Disk Management utility or some third party tools. Resizing, modifying or recreating partitions can sometimes result in partitioning errors. Trying to relocate free space (Shrinking and Extending) among partitions may lead to the deletion of existing partition. Accidentally converting partition from dynamic to basic may also result in data loss

Accidental Formatting / Re-formatting: Accidental formatting; for example when trying to format “D:” user may select “E:” drive. At times, you may want to restore your system from the system restore CD, and thereby formatting the system and leading to data loss. Errors encountered during file system conversion causes data loss

Power Fluctuations: Power surge / voltage spike eventually resulting in system partition corruption may leave Windows in a non-bootable state.

Improper Handling: Shutting down your Windows without properly exiting the programs may sometimes result in loss of NTFS files

OS crash: Files may get deleted when the operating system crashes due to power surge, due to improper shut down or due to NTFS File System corruption caused by any third party tool

Virus Attacks: Viruses / Spyware /Malware are yet another reason of losing data from NTFS drives or partitions. They may Remove or infect your files without your knowledge, thus deleting the permanently or making them corrupt and inaccessible

How Remo Recover can help you?

Remo Recover (Windows) - Pro Edition uses the best available algorithm in order to achieve error-free and complete recovery of files and folders, without any loss of information. Regardless of whether you formatted, deleted / lost NTFS files or unable to access them because of other reasons such as disk error or corruption, power failure, virus infection, and more. Moreover, the recovery process is completed within minutes. Some of the brilliant features of the tool are listed below:

  • Files deleted from Recycle bin or by using shift+delete, command prompt can be recovered easily
  • Recovers data from formatted NTFS partitions, even after re-installing Windows
  • Supports recovery of compressed files from NTFS formatted drives
  • Ability to recover files with ADS (Alternate Data Streams) attribute from a NTFS drive
  • Data lost due to partitioning errors can be recovered easily
  • Identify and recover up to 300 file types like documents, spreadsheets, email archives, zip archives and all other popular file types based on their unique signatures
  • You can even add / edit new signatures for files that are not listed
  • Sort recovered data on the basis of name, date, size and file type
  • “Find Tool” to search for specific files
  • Use "Save Recovery Session" option to avoid re-scanning your hard drive and resume the session at any point of time
  • You can create Disk Image files to bypass bad sectors and later recover data from these disk image files


Step 1: To recover NTFS data from your system, download and install the trial of Remo Recover software. Launch the software using the Start Menu

Step 2: The Remo Recover main screen is as displayed in Figure 1. Select the “Recover Partitions / Drives” option

Step 3: Now, depending on your data loss scenario, select “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option or "Partition Recovery" as shown in  Figure 2

Step 4: This screen (Figure 3) displays the list of available logical drives. Select the drive / partition from which you want to recover data from. On clicking “Next” the software starts scanning the selected drive as shown in Figure 4

Step 7: To perform an additional search for files based on their unique signatures you can select the appropriate file types. You may also skip this process to continue with normal deep scanning as shown in Figure 5

Step 5: The inbuilt intelligent scanning code, scans and finds your formatted partition and displays to you the recovered data in a File Type View / Data View option as shown in Figure 6

Step 6: Use the "Preview" option to view recovered data prior to saving it as shown in Figure 7

Step 7: You can save the scanned information by using the “Save Recovery Session” option as shown in Figure 8. This will save you considerable rescan time if you want to perform saving process at a later time

Step 8: Once you are satisfied with the recovery results you can purchase the software and save recovered data as shown in Figure 9

Some more things the software can do:

  • Also recover data from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS5, ExFAT partitions / drives
  • Recovers data from SATA / SCSI / IDE hard drives, SD, XD, MMC flash memory cards, external USB drives, FireWire Drives, iPods etc
  • Recover lost data from RAID0, RAID1 and RAID5 partitions