How To Recover Deleted Photo Folder On Windows 11 PC


Accidentally deleted your vacation photos folder from your computer? Well, if you think you have lost those photos forever, you are wrong. Mostly the deleted items go to the Recycle bin, but if you have pressed Shift + Delete, the files don’t end up in the Recycle Bin. If you take timely action, there are chances you can retrieve your deleted photos.

Here in this blog, we will tell you how to recover deleted photos on Windows 11. To restore a deleted photo folder, you need to take the help of recovery software. In this blog, we will be using one such dedicated photo recovery application for Windows PC to tell you how to recover deleted photos from a folder easily.

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Recover Deleted Photos Folder Using Photos Recovery

Let’s dive in to understand what Photos Recovery software is. It is a PC utility application developed by Systweak Software. It comes with an advanced algorithm to help you fetch the deleted photos from your computer. The software consists of two types of scans. The Quick scan can be used to retrieve deleted photos from recent times. While the Deep scan is to be used when you are not sure if you had deleted them recently.

Photos Recovery is capable of searching the photos deleted a long time ago. It also works in recovering images from the computer in case of formatted or corrupted hard drives. It can simply show you the deleted photo folder in its Tree view for the scan results. Photos Recovery makes it very easy for you to recover the folder after previewing the deleted images on the specific folder.

It supports various image formats to help you retrieve the deleted photos, namely – JPG, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, TIF, GIF, BMP, JFIF, JP2. For RAW photos, these formats – DNG, SRF, SR2, X3F, EIP, CR2, CR3, CRW, NEF,  NRW, PEF, PTX, MOS, 3FR, ARI, ARW.

Now that you know what Photos Recovery tool is, , let’s learn how to recover deleted photos using this photo recovery tool-

Step 1: Download Photos Recovery from the download button given below.

Step 2: Grant permissions and complete the installation of Photos Recovery on your computer.
Step 3: Launch the application and then go to the Hard Drive and select the one where you have previously saved the deleted photos.

Next, you need to select the Deep Scan as we need to look for a specific folder to recover it. Only Deep Scan is capable of producing the Tree View of the scanned photo folders.

start scan Now click on the Start Scan button.

Step 4: The scanning process will take a time to show you the results as it searches the lost photos in the hard drive.

scan is in progress

Note: This time depends on the number of images being recovered and also on the kind of scan selected by you. Quick Scan will usually show up results in a few minutes while Deep Scan can take up more time.

scan completed

Once the results appear on the screen, you can check the images in the preview with the file’s details.

Step 5: Open the Tree view mode from the topbar to view the scan results in the Tree styled format.

click recover
Step 6: Select the necessary folders and go to the Recover button to recover deleted photos. A pop up will appear and you can select the location to save the restored images. Remember to select a location, preferably different from the original place for the photos to avoid overwriting the images.

select folder

Once you can save the photo folder, the process will be over on Photos Recovery and then a Congratulations message will appear. This is how to restore a deleted photo folder on Windows 11.

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Now you know what to do when you accidentally lose your favorite photos. Do not panic, just download Photos Recovery and follow the aforementioned steps to recover deleted photos. If you are or anyone you know has lost images to the system failure, virus attack, etc, suggest using this tool. It is available for Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7 (both 32 bit and 64 bit). It makes recovering a photo folder even easier and saves you time for selecting each image from the result.

Try out Photos Recovery by Systweak Software once and see how to restore deleted photos becomes an easy task.

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Preeti Seth
Preeti Seth

A UX writer who loves explaining technical details in a clear, crisp, and concise manner. She loves writing about technical troubleshooting, How-To's, product reviews, etc. In her free time, she loves reading, meditating, and traveling.

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