Recover Deleted Files in Windows 10 After Shift Delete

Can I recover my files after shift delete?

I accidentally deleted my PPT file from my Windows 10 system after holding Shift and Delete button. I have been working with the PPT file for almost 3 weeks and it is quite important for me. Is there any way to recover files in Windows 10 after shift delete?

Actually, when you suffer data loss caused by shift+ delete in Windows 10, please don’t get panic and stop using the system from which you have lost the files.

What exactly happens when you use "shift + delete" keys to delete a file?

If you use Shift + Delete keys to delete any files then it won't restore on Recycle Bin as it bypasses Windows Recycle Bin folder. If you use simple Delete key to delete a file, then the file is redirected to Recycle Bin. The entry in the file system gets changed from actual position to Windows Recycle Bin folder. But, if you use Shift + Delete keys to delete the file then all the entries regarding the file is deleted from file directory where you can add new data. But the file is still not deleted permanently as it is present is the system hard drive until and unless new data is not overwritten on it.

How to recover files that is deleted using "Shift + Delete" keys?

If files is deleted using Shift + Delete keys then it doesn’t have any entry in the file directory. Hence, the file is present in the system hard drive as raw data and requires high-quality data recovery tool. Deleted File Recovery software has a powerful scanning algorithm that performs deep scanning of the hard drive and recovers deleted files within few mouse clicks. It provides you with raw search option, using which you can search for specific file types with the help of their unique signatures. For more details, you can visit this link:

More about Deleted File Recovery Software:

  • Add or edit signature option helps new signatures which are not listed
  • Demo version helps you to evaluate the performance of the recovery tool
  • Preview option is useful for viewing recovered files
  • Assists on how to find deleted files in Windows 10 after shift delete
  • Provides “Find tool” to find files from recovered list
  • Save Recovery Session helps you to avoid further re-scanning of the hard drive
  • Recover data from SanDisk Gaming card, Transcend USB drives, etc.
  • Recover deleted files from Recycle Bin on all latest versions of Windows based operating system such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, etc.
  • Tool to restore deleted files from SSD, USB drive, memory card, external hard drive, etc.

Most common data loss scenarios:

  • Use of Command Prompt
  • Installing third party junk removal freeware on system
  • Removing data from removable storage components on system
  • Deletion of large sized files and folders which exceed Windows Recycle Bin size limit
  • Enabling Recycle Bin with the option, “Don’t move files to Recycle Bin. Remove files immediately when deleted.” 

Steps to Know How to Find Deleted Files in Windows 10 After Shift Delete:

Step 1: Download and install demo version of Deleted File Recovery software. Once you launch the software, the main screen will appear with 3 options. Select "Recover Deleted Files" option.

Recover Files in Windows 10 After Shift Delete- Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now, select the hard drive from which recovery should be done and then click on "Next" button.

How to Find Deleted Files in Windows 10 After Shift Delete - Select Drive

Fig 2: Select Drive

Step 3: Once the recovery process is completed, you can view recovered files by using "Preview" option.

Recover Files in Windows 10 After Shift Delete- Recovered Files

Fig 3: Recovered Files

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