“Hello, I got a mail from my friend which consisted of some photos. I downloaded these picture files on my system and deleted that mail containing those media immediately. I have hid these important photo files and forgot the location which made me to loss those invisible images. I really have no idea as what to do? I am frustrated. Can anyone suggest some way to get back those hidden images?”
Windows users may encounter this kind of scenario and lose essential pictures. By default Windows OS hides few media files so that it does not get modified accidentally. You can easily find hidden photos on system. Just click on ‘Organize’ option in Windows Explorer and hit on ‘Tools’ menu then by clicking ‘Folder and Search’ option you will get a window. In that press ‘view’ tab and enable ‘Show hidden files and folders’ button. Now click on ‘Apply’ option followed by ‘Ok’ to save changes. This process will allow you to view hidden photos. if this method fails to show hidden photos then such pictures are lost from system hard drive. Here are few possible scenarios that cause loss of hidden photos:
- Antivirus software installed in system may delete some valuable hidden image files during scanning process without user’s confirmation
- Unintentionally formatting entire hard drive, leads to loss of precious files along with hidden picture files
- Abrupt system shut down might lead to loss of hidden photo files along with other files
Above mentioned scenario will put you in dilemma. In such cases, you can get back hidden photo files using reliable image recovery software.
Hidden photo recovery software:
Yodot Photo Recovery software effectively recovers lost or hidden picture files on Windows system. This tool can retrieve hidden images of file types JPEG, IMG, JPG, PSD, GIF, TIFF, TIF, RAF, PCX, PIC, CR2, CRW, PEF, BMP and many more. It can restore hidden pictures in same format without causing any changes to original image files. It restores photos in easy pattern to select according to their file extension, name, and size of file. Apart from hidden image files you can get back media files like MP4 (video) and MP3 (audio) from various storage components. This program can perform hidden photo recovery on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 computers.
Steps to get back hidden photo file:
Download Yodot Photo Recovery tool and install it on computer. Visit here. Main screen shows two options as ‘Delete Photo Recovery’ and ‘Lost Photo Recovery’. In that choose required option and go next. Now select drive from where you need to restore hidden pictures and select the required image files or hit on ‘Skip’ option to choose all images by default then software starts to scan. Restored files will be shown in two view types that is ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’. Preview retrieved images and save them to your preferred location on system.