Have you ever come across accidental deletion of the files from the downloaded folder on your Windows 8 computer? However, Recycle Bin plays a vital role in storing deleted files and folders on your computer. Unless Recycle Bin folder is emptied, all the deleted files and folders will be stored in this Recycle Bin folder. But, if you permanently lose your important files from download folder by emptying the Recycle Bin folder, then also you don't have to worry because here is an excellent tool to recover deleted files from the downloaded folders on your Windows 8 system. Windows 8 Data Recovery Software is one such excellent solution to easily restore the missing download folders on your Windows computer.
In fact, when you empty the Recycle Bin folder after accidental deletion of the downloaded files, the files will still be there on your system. But, the space used by this download files will be marked as unreadable and it will get deleted permanently when you overwrite on this space with some new data. Thus, make sure that you won't write any new data on the partition from where you lost your download folder. Fortunately, this ensures that recovering deleted folder on Windows 8 computer becomes very easy by using this reliable software. This software has been appreciated by many industry people and it has won several awards for its excellence in deleted data recovery.
Major scenarios which lead to deletion of download folder on Windows 8:
Deletion using Shift + Delete option: Sometimes, you might accidentally select files from download folder while permanently deleting unwanted files from your system by using Shift + Delete keys. As a result, the download folder will get deleted permanently from your computer.
Emptying Recycle Bin Folder: At times, when you empty the Recycle Bin folder accidentally without taking a glance at the contents of this folder then, you might lose your download files. Sometimes, you might have deleted some important files from the download folder without your knowledge from your Windows 8 system and later, emptying the Recycle Bin folder will cause deletion of the download files.
Accidental Deletion of the Large-Sized Files: You might have downloaded very large sized folders from the internet say, more than 15 GB in size. If you accidentally delete this downloaded folder then, it will be deleted permanently from your Windows system as it bypasses the Recycle Bin folder.
Apart from the above-mentioned scenarios, there are some more reasons like deletion by the third-party tool, deletion by an unauthorized user etc. which cause deletion of download folder from your Windows 8 computer. But, this software can retrieve deleted folders irrespective of the reason behind its deletion. This software comes out with inbuilt scanning algorithms which help in undeleting files and folders on Windows 8 computer.
Unique Features of the Windows 8 Data Recovery Software:
Windows 8 Data Recovery software is capable enough to recover deleted files from Windows 8 download folder of over more than 300 types of files which include PowerPoint files, Word documents, SpreadsheetsMP3, MP4, image files such as RAW, PSD, TIFF, GIF, JPEG, JPG, BMP etc., Apart from Windows 8 system, this software can even recover accidentally deleted files and folders from other versions of Windows operating systems such as Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows 2003 etc. You can make use of this software to retrieve files and folders from FAT16, FAT32, exFAT and NTFS formatted partitions. This software supports the deleted folders recovery from different types of hard drives such as SCSI, PATA, SATA and IDE. The demo version of this software allows you to save the recovery process by providing the Save Recovery Session option and after purchasing this software you can resume with the saved recovery process with the help of Open Recovery Session option. If needed, you can use this software can also be used to retrieve data from SSD external hard drive on Windows 8 computers.
Points to Remember:
1. While emptying the recycle bin folder, just have a glance at the contents of the folder. So those, if you find any accidentally deleted files or folders, you can restore them back to their original location.
2. Before downloading any file or folder over the net, scan it with a reliable and updated antivirus tool in order to get rid of the virus infection.
3. Prevention is better than cure, and so it is always a better idea to have a proper backup of all the important files from your downloaded folder in some data storage device like DVD, pen drive, external hard disk etc.
Steps to Recover Deleted Files from the Windows 8 Download Folder
Step 1: Download and install the Windows 8 Data Recovery software, then launch this software to open the home screen as shown in Fig 1.
Fig 1: Home Screen
Step 2: Choose the appropriate drive and click on "Next" option to start the scanning process as illustrated in Fig 2.
Fig 2: Choose Drive
Step 3: As the scanning process gets completed, the files can be viewed using the "Preview" option as shown in Fig 3.
Fig 3: Restored Files