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How to Recover Deleted Videos from Windows PC

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"Can anyone recommend me video recovery software for PC? The other day, my son just deleted the whole folder of videos on my computer while he played them. All them are the family videos. I need to recover the deleted videos from the PC urgently."

David is not the only one who needs to recover deleted videos from Windows PC. It is quite easy for people to delete videos on PC both intentionally and unintentionally. There are many reasons cause the video deletion:

In fact, whether you have deleted the videos on PC accidentally or intentionally, you can recover them if you do the video recovery in time by using the right method. Here in the following, 2 most widely used ways to recover deleted videos from PC are covered. Try the way that’s right for you.

Method #1. How to Restore Deleted Videos from PC from the Recycle Bin

Method #2. How to Recover Deleted Videos from PC with Video Recovery Software (Recommended)

Method #1. How to Restore Deleted Videos from PC from the Recycle Bin

Almost all Windows PC users should know that if they delete the videos manually, all the videos will be put into the recycle bin. It is the place for people to put the unwanted files. You can restore the deleted videos from recycle bin: Go to the Recycle Bin to check if the deleted videos are still there. If there are multiple files there, you can try to search for the names of videos respectively. When find a target video, select it and click "Restore".

This way works only when you can find the deleted videos in recycle bin. If you have already emptied the recycle bin or deleted the videos by using the Shift + Delete on PC, then please try the method #2 below.

Method #2. How to Recover Deleted Videos from PC with Video Recovery Software

Why need a video recovery software tool to recover deleted videos from Windows PC?

As i have mentioned above, if you can’t see the deleted videos on your Windows computer, then how can you recover them. However, you can’t seem them doesn’t mean they are not on your PC at all. By default, all deleted videos are marked as useless files and hidden on PC, waiting to be overwritten by new data. In this case, you need a professional tool to recover deleted videos from Windows PC. And the sooner the better. If you can’t recover the deleted videos at the first place, then they might disappear permanently.

What kind of tools are needed to restore videos from Windows PC?

You can find such kind of tool on the Internet and iBeesoft Data Recovery is one of them you can fully depend on. It supports multiple video formats and compatible with all the Windows operating system, including Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP. And it is one of the simplest tool, letting you retrieve deleted files(like photo, video, audio, document, archive and other files) on Windows PC easily.

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  • It supports videos in multiple formats, including AVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, MKV, ASF, FLV, SWF, MPG, RM/RMVB, MPEG, etc.
  • Supports to recover video for sudden deletion, hard drive corruption, virus attack, system crash under different situations.
  • The interface is simple and clean. Even the most inexperienced user can use the video recovery software to recover lost videos.

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How to Retrieve Deleted Videos from Windows PC

Step 1. Install Video Recovery Tool

First, download the video recovery software on your Windows. Double-click the .exe file to install the software on your computer.

Step 2. Select Videos to Scan

Launch iBeesoft Data Recovery. From the main window, you can see all supported files are selected, be ready for scanning. You need to uncheck all of them except "Videos". And click "Start".

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Step 3. Select Windows PC Partition to Scan

All partitions on your Windows PC will be displayed in the next window. You need to select the one where you have deleted the videos and click "Scan", letting the software scanning the partition for the deleted videos.

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Step 4. Preview and Recover Deleted Videos

It will only take a few minutes for the software to finish the scanning process. After then, you can see all the found videos are displayed in the window. You can preview them to find the target videos you want to recover. When find the target videos, select them and click "Recover" to save them on your PC.

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