Recover permanently deleted files in Windows 7 without using a software

Get to the Restore Point on your system To Recover Deleted files from windows 7

Creating restore point is a way to backup your PC. If you have already created restore point on your system, you will be able to recover any permanently deleted file in a jiffy.

  • Click on Start button.
  • Select Control Panel> System and Security> System> System Protection.
  • Click on Create and type description.
  • Now click on Create

Once you have created Restore Point on your system, you can anytime restore your files. To restore your files, follow the steps below.

  • Click on Start button.
  • Select Control Panel> System and Security> System> Backup and Restore.
  • To restore your files, either choose Restore my files or Restore all users files.
  • To look through the content of the file, either select Browse for files or Browse for folders. The former will let you see file content while the latter will take you to files contained in a folder


  • You can also search for files in search tab with a part of or full file name.

Refer to the File History on your system

You can also find a file via its history on your system. To do this, follow the steps below.

  • Click on Start button and type File History.
  • Now select File History folder.
  • After this, type the file name in search bar and click on restore button. This will save the file at same destination as it was on earlier.
  • If you do not want to save the file on the same destination, then click and hold the restore button and select Restore To and direct the new location.

These are some of the ways to recover permanently deleted files on Windows PC but if you have lost your important files and desperately want them back, then getting yourself third party app such as Advanced Disk Recovery.

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