How to Restore Deleted Movies from Hard Drive?

Couple of day’s back, I used “Shift Delete” to delete few movies from my computer hard drive for getting some free space. Later when I searched for one of my favorite movie, I couldn’t find it, then I realized while deleting movies, I have also erased few of my favorites by mistake. I don’t have any back up of those movies. I need it back by some way; I cannot just leave my favorite movies. What is the best way to recover deleted movies from hard drive?

How often you had to face such kind of situations, where you got stuck after deleting important stuff from hard drive. In case you have just deleted movies from hard drive, the deleted movie will find the space in Windows Recycle Bin. This can be easily restored to the computer hard drive using restore button. But by using Shift Delete the movie file will bypass the Recycle Bin. One will think that it is really cumbersome to recover deleted movies from hard drive, but it is not a big issue in real sense. There are reliable tools which will help you to restore deleted movies from hard drive. Before getting into that, let’s focus on the ways that will lead to deletion of movies from computer hard drive.

Reasons leading to the deletion of movies from computer hard drive:


  • Accidental deletion: You might delete movies from system hard drive by mistake, and following to that clearing the Recycle Bin without rechecking it will make it worse. Similarly by using Shift Delete keys on an important movie file.

  • Virus intrusion: There are instances that movie file is attached with viruses in such cases the movie file can get erased if you are scanning the hard drive using an antivirus.

  • Improper Conversion: During the conversion of movie files from one format to the other, any sort of interruption in this process will lead to corruption of movie file, followed by its deletion.

  • Corruption: In case if the file system in the hard drive gets corrupted due to some reason, then you won’t be able to access movie files. And you might be forced to do a format which will erase the entire hard drive.

  • Transfer errors: While transferring movie file from system to another storage device, any sort of interruption will lead to the deletion of movie file.

In addition to this there are various other unpredictable reasons that lead to the loss of movies from system hard drive. In these cases, the movie files are actually not permanently deleted from hard drive. It remains in the hard disk but it is not visible, it can get permanently deleted only when the space is overwritten with new files. So ensure that no files are overwritten after data loss on your PC hard drive in order to get back deleted movies from hard drive.

Uneraser application is an eminent application that helps to recover deleted movies from hard drive. The software is also efficient in recovering deleted or lost movies from memory cards, external hard drive, USB pen drive, etc. Using uneraser tool user can easily perform data recovery after shift delete which results in permanent deletion of files from hard drive. The application is capable of retrieving MOV, MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, MPEG, DAT and various other movie file formats.

Features of Uneraser Tool


  • 1. It has a highly effective user friendly interface that can be used to recover deleted movies from hard drive.

  • 2. Using this tool you can easily retrieve deleted movies from hard drive on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and other versions.

  • 3. This tool can be used to recover files from MicroSD, SD, SDHC, SDXC, MiniSD and various other flash memory cards.

  • 4. Apart from recovering movies from hard drive this tool can also be used to get back pictures, audios, documents, compressed documents and other files.

Steps to Restore Deleted Movies from hard drive:


Step 1: Download and Install the demo version of the software and Run the software. From the main screen, select “Recover Photos” option and then, from the next window select “Recover Deleted Photos” option among “Recover Deleted Photos” or “Recover Lost Photos” options to restore deleted movies.

Fig A. Select Recover Photos

Step 2: Now, the software scans and displays a list of drives. Choose the particular drive from which you need to recover deleted movies and click on “Next” button.

Fig B. Select Drive

Step 3: Once the scanning process is completed, you can view the recovered movie files in two different views i.e. “Data Type View” or “File Type View” using “Preview” option and then “Save” the recovered files to your desired location on computer.

Fig C. Preview Recovered Movie Files

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