ShadowCopyView Recovers Files From Volume Shadow Copy Snapshots

ShadowCopyView is a brand new tool from Nirsoft that lists the snapshots or Volume Shadow Copies available in your disk drives, and lets you recover files from them.


Every snapshot contains and older versions of your files and folders from the date that the snapshot was created. Selecting a snapshot shows the list of folders in the lower pane from where you can browse and recover files or complete folders.


Right-click  the file or folder you want to restore, and click Copy Selected Files To…


Select the destination path, and click Do it!

You can also browse a snapshot in Explorer. To do so, select the snapshot, right click and select Open In Windows Explorer, or simply press F2.



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(Supports Windows Vista, 7, 8 and Windows 10.)

Also, check out other methods and utilities to Recover deleted files using Previous versions (Shadow Copy) in Windows.

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Ramesh Srinivasan is passionate about Microsoft technologies and he has been a consecutive ten-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award in the Windows Shell/Desktop Experience category, from 2003 to 2012. He loves to troubleshoot and write about Windows. Ramesh founded in 2005.

2 thoughts on “ShadowCopyView Recovers Files From Volume Shadow Copy Snapshots”

  1. Must try it. I have been using a tool named ShadowExplorer to do this but ShadowExplorer has not been updated in three years.


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