The photos are the most treasured files of anyone. You can save large number of photos on the hard drive for longer. You can collect the photos on the hard drive and maintain in separate partition if you want. The hard drive supports saving different photo file types on the computer like JPEG, JPG, PNG, GIF, TIF, etc. The drive on the hard drive is almost full and hence you try making some free space on the hard drive to save new photo files. You formatted the drive with junk files. After formatting the drive you realize that you had selected the drive having your important photos. What can be done then? You do not have the other copy of the photos also. Do not worry as you can recover the files using recovery software. Flash Card Recovery Software helps you to recover flash card as well as retrieve photos from hard drive.

Some of the scenarios in which photos are lost from hard drive:

File System corruption: The File System of the hard drive may get corrupted for many reasons like virus infection, sudden power surges, etc. The Operating System refers to the File System to display the files on the drive of the computer. Hence, you will lose the access to the files after File System corruption. You can get back those files using recovery software.

Empty Trash or Recycle Bin:  The Recycle Bin can be emptied using Empty Recycle Bin on Windows computer. On Mac, you can empty Trash using Empty Trash option. If you had any important photos on them to be restored then you will lose that. If you want to get back those photos then you can recover that using recovery software.

Deleted by anti-virus : The anti-virus software helps you keep the computer clean from virus and other malwares. If the photos are corrupted then the files are deleted by the anti-virus application. The photo file types sometimes might not be recognized by the anti-virus program and deleted by the software. This happens when you have activated the auto fix option and the software fails to fix it.

Photo transfer interruption: The transfer of photos may be interrupted due to loose connection or sudden power outage. In that situation, you will lose the photos. If you do not have the backup of those photos then you will lose those forever. However, you can recover those photos by scanning the physical drive using recovery software.

Advanced features of Flash Card Recovery Software:

The Flash Card Recovery Software helps you to recover even hard drive photos. The software supports recovering even other files like documents, videos, audios, etc. on the hard drive. You can recover files from SATA, IDE, SCSI hard drives using the software. You can also retrieve photos from flash cards, iPods, memory cards, USB drives, etc. external drives using the software. The software has simple interface and hence anyone can recover files easily using it. The software solves the space issue as it provides you the option of compressing the recovered files to ZIP. The software supports different brands like Lexar, SanDisk, Sony, etc. Click here to know more about recovering photos from Lexar USB drive. Try the demo version of the software to know the functionality of it practically.

Easy steps to recover photos from hard drive:

Step1: Download and install Flash Card Recovery Software on your computer. Run the software and select "Recover Photos" option from the main screen as shown in Figure I. Then select "Recover Lost Photos" from the next screen.

Hard Drive Photo Recovery - Welcome Window

Figure I: Welcome Window

Step2: Select the hard drive and proceed to scan for the lost photos as shown in Figure II.

Hard Drive Photo Recovery - Select Drive

Figure II: Select Drive

Step 3: After recovering, you can preview the photos listed on the screen of the software wizard as shown in Figure III.

Hard Drive Photo Recovery - File Preview

Figure III: File Preview

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