Microsoft provides full featured word processing application that is used to design and create simple documents like memos, letters, reports to complex documents like brochures, newsletters and other documents. There are instances wherein you may accidentally delete your important Word files from your Windows 7 system using Shift Delete command. The word document can also be lost if an error occurs that forces Word to quit due to sudden power surge. Then how will you restore your deleted word files on Windows 7? In this situation to recover your deleted word files from Windows 7 system you need to make use of reliable office file recovery software.
MS Word application was initially designed for use in the business world, but now it is commonly used in all fields including education, banking, medical and so on. You can also create web pages using this Word application, which can be directly uploaded on web servers. MS word application performs many tasks automatically like it detects and corrects grammar and spelling as you type. Microsoft Word has predefined graphical and text elements intended to create documents. Although, Microsoft Word application has many features, corruption is the main problem that causes data loss. Even, in some cases, user may face deletion of doc and docx files. However, it is possible to undelete doc files and docx files using Office Recovery tool.
Common scenarios which lead to deletion of Word files from Win 7 are mentioned below:
Precautions that are to be taken to avoid deletion or loss of Word files from Windows 7 are as mentioned below:
If you fail to keep a proper backup then the only option left to you is to use good Office file recovery software.
Office File recovery software has an ability to recover deleted or lost .doc and .docx files from the hard drives, memory cards, USB drives etc. This software can also recover different types of files based on their unique signature. This software can even restore inaccessible word docx files corrupted due to abrupt system shutdown and errors while opening the word files. This professional and advanced utility facilitates you to recover PST files after format, re-format, partitioned and re-partitioned FAT and NTFS hard drives.This tool also supports PowerPoint File recovery and Access File Recovery on popular versions of FAT and NTFS file systems like FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and ExFAT partitions. This utility also also perform lost DBX file recovery as well as the files which are emptied from Recycle Bin. You can perform Excel File recovery to recover Microsoft Excel files using this software.
Steps to Recover Deleted Word Files from Windows 7:
Step 1: Download and install Office FIle Recovery Software then launch retrieve deleted Office files or lost Office files. Select “Recover Files” option from main screen as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1 : Main Window
Step 2: Select “Recover Deleted Files” option from next window to recover Word files, which have been accidentally deleted or select “Recover Lost Files” option to recover Word files, which have been lost as shown in Figure 2
Figure 2 : Select Appropriate option
Step 3: From the next window, select logical drive from the list of logical drives and then click “Next” button as shown in Figure 3. The list of file formats that can be recovered is displayed. Select .doc and .docx file formats to recover Word files then click “Next” button. The software starts scanning process.
Figure 3 : Select Logical Drive
Step 4: After scanning, view recovered Word files using File Type/ Data Type view as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4 : View Recovered Word File