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How To Recover Deleted Video Files From Hard Drive In 5 Simple Steps

Anuraag Singh | December 23rd, 2019 | Data recovery

Want to recover deleted data like photos, videos, documents etc.? No need to worry you can recover deleted video files from hard drive very easily, no matter whether you deleted them intentionally or unintentionally.

“Hello, I saved some of my important videos in hard drive. But, somehow the videos got deleted from hard drive and I can not access my videos. But, I want some videos back. So, how can I recover video files from hard drive?”

“Hey! Please tell me that how to recover permanently deleted videos, HTML files and other documents from hard drive. Because I have deleted some of my videos mistakenly by clicking on “shift+delete” button and I want them back.”

Common Reasons For Video Deletion

  • By mistake you delete some videos by pressing “delete” button.
  • You click on “shift + delete” button unintentionally and you lose your videos.
  • You formatted your hard drive, and did not take backup.
  • Removed data from recycle-bin.
  • Virus attacking or infection.

But don’t worry, you can retrieve deleted videos from hard disk and not only videos, you can also recover permanently deleted videos from hard drive easily and you also recover photos, audios, documents many more things by using this hard drive recovery software.

There are 3 methods to recover videos from hard drive-

1. Manual Method

2. Professional Software

Recover Deleted Video Files From Hard Drive Using Manual Method

1. Recover videos from hard drive using Recycle-bin:-
If you have deleted videos, photos, documents etc. by simply clicking on “delete” button or deleted your data by doing a right click then it is a very easy task to retrieve deleted videos from hard disk. Because all your deleted data can be recovered by using recycle bin. You can recover video files from hard drive easily.

  • Search for the recycle-bin icon, do a right-click on it.
  • Click on the “open” button.
  • Now, you have to select the files which you want to recover.
  • Do a right click on the selected files and click on the restore option.

You can use this manual method to restore data but there are chances that you can lose your data. Because manual method has some drawbacks. So, to recover deleted video files from hard drive you should use professional software.

2. Recover videos from hard drive using CMD
If you want to retrieve deleted videos from hard disk than you need to follow the steps given below:-

  • Select and press “windows + R” keys together and then type CMD.
  • Type “chkdsk,‘drive letter’ /f” in CMD Window and after this, press enter.
  • Click “Y” key and press enter to continue the process.
  • After this, user need to press “F” key and after that click on “enter” button.
  • Type in F:\>attrib -h -r -s /s /d *.* and click on enter button.

Note: You can use manual methods to recover deleted video files from hard drive but they have some major drawbacks due to which you can lose your data permanently. So I will suggest you to use a professional software named as Hard Drive Recovery Software. This software will recover permanently deleted videos from hard drive safely and also your photos, audios, OST files and all your documents.

Recover Video Files From Hard Drive Using Professional Software

Step 1 – Download Software
Firstly, download Hard Drive Recovery Software and then install it. After that, go to start, select “all programs” and after this select “Hard Drive Data Recovery”.

Step 2 – Scanning Data
After performing the above step, you need to select a scanning option.

  • Scan
  • Formatted Scan

You should select scan option only when you need to recover deleted or corrupted data. And you can select formatted scan option when you need to recover formatted data. After selecting any one option you have to click on the “scan” button.

Step 3 – Progress Report
When you will click on “scan” button. The software will show you a progress report with the reading percentage. You need to wait till the time it gets 100%. And the software will show your data in left panel of the software.

Step 4 – Recovery
When scanning is completed the software will show all the data in the right panel of the software. And it will show permanently deleted data in red colour for user convenience. Now, you need to select the data which you want to recover and save the data.

Step 5 – Saving Data
Now, the last step is that you need to select a destination to save your recovered data.

Key Features Of Hard Drive Recovery Software

  • This software supports all window versions.
  • It recovers formatted data, corrupted data, and delete data safely.
  • Recovers data from internal as well as external hard drive.
  • You can recover data from GPT & MBR partition.
  • It supports different file formats like NTFS and FAT.
  • Retrieve lost files from hard drive.
  • This software highlights the permanently deleted data in red colour.
  • Software will provide you a “refresh option” to find any attached storage device.
  • It recovers data quickly from IDE, EIDE and SATA devices also.

Conclusion

In this blog, I have discussed about “How To Recover Deleted Video Files From Hard Drive”. There are some common reasons for video deletion which I have mentioned above. And I have also given 2 manual methods to recover videos but if you are not able to recover data using manual method then you can use SysTools Hard Drive Data Recovery Software. This software recovers data safely and securely.