How to Recover Deleted & Lost Photos from Hard Drive?

Whether it is an internal hard drive or external hard drive, the photos deleted or lost from it can be easily retrieved with My Photo Recovery tool. Get the free version of the software downloaded & installed on your computer and select the hard drive for scanning. Wait for the tool to complete the scanning process and preview all the recovered images for free before activating the complete edition of the tool. Download and try now!!!



If photography is your major area of interest then probably you might be having a good collection of photos with you. Generally, you might store all your valuable photos on your computer. Even the external hard drives are the most suitable storage drive to store the enormous size of media files. However, sometimes, you tend to lose the files from the hard drive due to various known and unknown factors.

Scenarios leading to loss or deletion of photos from hard disk drives

  • File System corruption: You might fail to access the photos saved on the hard disk when its file system is corrupt or damaged. Errors might pop-up when you try to open the pictures saved on the HD
  • Shift + Delete or Shift + Command + Delete: Performing a Shift + Delete operation on the hard drive photos will delete them permanently. The same thing applies when you use the Shift+Delete+Command on Mac machines. Any file deletion via this method will bypass the recycle bin/trash.
  • Emptied Recycle Bin or Mac Trash: You might also unintentionally empty the Recycle Bin or the Mac Trash folder that contained some vital photo files. Your computer will not provide you any way to recover pictures from Trash after emptying it accidentally
  • Format: You may format the system hard drive or the external HDD without taking a backup of the files residing on it. With format operation, all the files on the hard drive will be straightaway wiped
  • Resizing: You might go by resizing the hard drive partitions when you wish to increase the storage space of a drive. An inappropriate resize operation will erase the photos on the HD
  • Virus threats: Severe virus and malware can make the external or system hard drive photos to get lost or deleted
  • Other reasons: The presence of bad sectors on the disk, corruption, partitioning error, improper ejection, interrupted file transfer, hard disk failure, crashes, system reinstallation, and many other reasons account to loss of HD photos

All the collection of photos that you had clicked from years will be gone at a moment upon encountering any of the above-stated scenarios. Further, there is no option available on your computer to restore the hard disk files. But yes, if you have a legitimate backup then there is no trouble. If not, then Recover My Photo tool best solution that you can rely on.

Recover Photos from Hard Drive for Free with My Photo Recovery Tool

Recover My Photo is the ultimate tool for retrieving files from hard drive after deletion, corruption, formatting, etc. You can recover varieties of photo files using the software including the RAW photo files of the DSLR cameras. The software also recovers deleted from Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and so on. Recover My Photo tool is compatible with various disk file systems, namely- FAT, exFAT, NTFS, HFS, and HFS+. The software helps you to retrieve photos from memory cards, iPods, flash drives, SSD's, and other external drives on the computer. The demo version of the software is also available which can be used to evaluate the recovery results.

Steps to recover photos from hard drive

Step 1: Launch the Recover My Photo software on your system.

Step 2: Click on the Recover Photos option.

Step 3: Browse the hard drive for scanning and click on the Scan icon.

Main Window

Fig A: Main Window

Step 4: The program starts to retrieve the pictures from the HDD.

Scanning in Progress

Fig B: Scanning in Progress

Step 5: You can check the recovery results under Data View and File Type View layouts.

List of Restored Files

Fig C: List of Restored Files

Step 6: Preview the images and mark them for saving.

Preview Recovered Files

Fig D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 7: Set a destination drive location to save the regained files. Press on the Save button.

Saving Recovered Recycle Bin Data

Fig E: Save the Recovered Data

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