Recover Deleted Files from Windows Server 2008

“Hi, I have Windows Server 2008 and I am using it has a domain. I had created a share folder in it and every member is using this folder. Suddenly few files were deleted by a user before the scheduled backup. Is there a way to recover those deleted files without harming the Server?”

If you have multiple backups, then restoring the last good known backup (hopefully they are there) is the best thing. If you don’t have deleted files in backup then you could try data recovery software.

Windows Server 2008 is a Server operating system developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is also called as Win2K8 and it is globally used in Servers to efficiently handle networking, internet hosting, databases and other functionality. This OS version was genuinely built for Servers that control data traffic of numerous systems connected to it usually in an enterprise level, hence Windows Server 2008 operating system is not frequently used in personal computers. This Server OS includes different editions for different purpose, they are -Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter and Web Server 2008.

Windows Server 2008 operating systems are mainly used as data management servers. Data might get deleted or lost from this Server due to accidental deletion, emptying recycle bin, accidental formatting and re-formatting drive or partition, operating system crash, file system corruption, third party utility malfunction, power surge, improper system shutdown etc. In all these data loss scenarios, if you have regular backup of deleted files then you can easily restore it back. Otherwise you must make use of any good Windows Server recovery utility.

Best Windows Server File Recovery software:

Yodot File Recovery is one of the Server recovery tools that help you to recover deleted files from Windows Server 2008 operating system. It has been specially designed to restore deleted or lost files from complex data loss scenarios on Server systems. This software is built with sophisticated scanning strategies that can find out various deleted / missing file types like MS Office documents, folders, pictures, videos files, audio files, etc. within a fraction of time. It is compatible on Windows Server 2008 as well as on Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems. By making use of Yodot File Recovery you can even extract completely lost files from hard drives, removable hard disks, USB drives, flash memory cards and other popular storage media on Windows OS.

Procedure for using this utility:

Press here to download Yodot File Recovery software and install it on your Windows Server 2008 system -> Run the utility, in main screen you can see two options i.e. “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery” -> Since you need to retrieve deleted files from Server 2008, so select “Deleted File Recovery” option -> Then select the drive or partition from where files were erased -> Software starts scanning selected drive and displays all recovered data in two types of views such as “Data View” and “File Type View” -> At last save recovered files to your preferred location.