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Recover lost files after re-installing Windows XP

Generally hard drives are formatted before using it. Formatting makes your hard drive new and   ready to use for storing data and processing. Hard drives are formatted due to various reasons like when your computer is very slow in processing data, virus attack, file corruption, while partitioning or re-partitioning drive etc. formatting is also done when we want to upgrade or re-install Operating System from one environment to another.

Hard drives are prone to data loss when you format you drive / partition while re-installing your Windows XP Operating System. Apart from this many other reasons for data loss are accidentally formatting of the wrong drive or partition and formatting the drive while re-installing Windows Operating System without taking backup of your important data may result in data loss. In such cases you can easily recover files Windows by using good Windows file recovery software. File recovery is possible until, unless the lost or deleted files are overwritten.

When you delete or lost a file from the computer it won’t get deleted permanently from the computer. Only the pointers to the file get removed from the file directory. The Operating System marks this space as free space available for storing new files. You still find those deleted files in your hard drive, but in the inaccessible form.  It is possible to recover those deleted or lost files from Windows XP Operating System by using good recovery software.

How to recover deleted files in Windows XP?

To select good Windows XP file recovery software read some articles and blogs about the software to check the selected software is capable to recover lost files from Windows XP, vista and Windows 7 Partitions / drive.  Make sure the selected application recover files from damaged partitions, reformatted partitions, re-partitioned and re-formatted drive after re-installing Windows. Check whether the software supports recovery of various deleted or lost file formats from Windows XP Operating System. Make sure the software allows you to preview the recovered files before saving them. Download the trial version of the software to check the recovery results and evaluate the software.  Check the software comes with good customer support, which helps in resolving your quires while recovering lost files from Windows XP. Buy the software based on the demo version results to restore files from Windows XP Operating System.  Follow the simple steps give below to recover files after re installing Windows XP.

  • Remove the hard drive and connect it to another computer as an secondary storage device
  • Download and install Windows XP file recovery software to the computer to which you connect you hard drive to recover lost files
  • Run the software to recover lost files after re-installing Windows XP Operating System
  • Follow the step by step instruction given by the software and according  to that recover lost files after reinstalling Windows XP Operating System

Note: Make sure that you are storing your recovered data in a safe location, do not save it in a same partition or drive from where you recovered files. It may overwrite the recovered data.

How do you use REMO to recover deleted Microsoft Office Files?

REMO was engineered to be as easy to use as possible. Obviously not everyone who use Microsoft Office and has the opportunity to accidentally delete files is going to be technically skilled. If REMO were to require technical skill from the users side then it wouldn’t be the successful masterpiece that it has developed into. The developers of REMO strive to create simple, easy to follow but highly reliable recovery software. By evaluating what they have produced we have determined that REMO is the best software in the industry.

When you first download and install REMO you should probably select to have their “desktop icon” placed on your desktop. The desktop icon allows you to easily locate and launch REMO software so you don’t have to find it in the frustrating moments of accidentally deleting a file. Having reassurance that REMO is there to help through a trusted desktop icon is something that you have to experience to believe. When you launch the software you will find the main window with all of your connection hard drives. It will tell you the file system and the name of the drive. Select the drive that the deleted files were stored on and proceed to the next page. REMO will attempt to find the files that you lost and keep in mind REMO is very effective at what it was designed for. It can perform deleted file recovery tasks, Microsoft Office file recovery and even NTFS partition recovery. Select the files from the results that the software found and proceed to specify a safe location to store them. This should be another hard drive or a safe location on the present hard drive. Continue reading How do you use REMO to recover deleted Microsoft Office Files?

Recover Erased Files

Any person who has accidentally erased files from a computer has a tendency to start panicking after hitting that delete button thinking the file is gone for ever. But the truth is that you can easily recover erased files. You can be quite successful in restoring these files that are lost if you act as quickly as soon as they are deleted.

Deleted File Are Not Really Gone

When you delete a file from your computer it is not permanently erased. However, it is removed from the directory of files or that particular folder where it resided. Although you can’t see the file in the folder anymore, its content, at this point in time, but still the file does exist.

Emptied Recycle Bin

You may also recover deleted files if you emptied the recycle bin or used Shift+Delete method or used any other means that bypasses the recycle bin. Although you emptied the Recycle Bin or deleted the file in some other way, it’s still not really deleted. However, the cyberspace that it occupied on your hard drive doesn’t get reused right away so the contents of the file, remains for a good deal of time.

There are lots of software’s available on the market today that will help you to undelete files. These tools are not standard pieces of software applications that come when you buy your computer or operating system. Therefore they need to be purchased from a third party provider.

Data Recovery Software

REMO Undelete is best suited for recovery of deleted files. The software lets the user recover all files, deleted due to various reasons like, accidental deletion, deletion due to virus attacks etc.

The undelete software supports recovery of files from fixed hard drives, all types of flash memory cards, and also from removable USB drives. It is compatible with both NTFS and FAT file systems, and supports recovery of deleted files from Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows 2008 and Windows 7 operating systems. Continue reading Recover Erased Files

The myth about data deletion

There is an age old myth that exists about deletion of data from computers. Many PC users are of the false belief, that when they delete a file from the PC by using the delete key, and then by emptying the Recycle Bin, that file has been lost forever, and that it is not recoverable. This false impression about data deletion is to be changed.

In reality, when a file is deleted, only the pointer to that particular file is deleted, and not the actual data present on the file. The disk space occupied by the deleted file is now marked as free space, and hence, the file is still present on the hard drive, but is inaccessible. The very fact, that the file still exists on the hard drive, gives us hope to recover deleted files in Windows XP or any new Windows Operating System in its original form, using a good recovery software.

REMO Recover (Windows) Basic Edition software, lets you recover all your deleted data with utmost ease. The software is a blend of various diverse features, making it a complete deleted data recovery package for recovering all kinds of deleted data. It’s never late than ever; so go ahead, and get a feel of this powerful software. Continue reading The myth about data deletion