Accidentally deleted an important file or any document from your computer? If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7 as your operating system, you can easily restore any file within minutes.Thanks to Windows Vista & 7 previous versions feature.The Previous Versions feature in Windows Vista is a major step forward newbie, since it provides some built-in protection against losing important files.But,the Shadow Copy Feature is available only in the Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions of Windows Vista & 7 and not available for Windows Vista Home Basic and Home Premium editions.
ShadowExplorer allows you to browse the Shadow Copies created by the Windows Vista/7 Volume Shadow Copy Service. It’s especially thought for users of the home editions, who don’t have access to the shadow copies by default, but it’s also useful for users of the other editions.
From time to time, Windows Vista/7 creates point-in-time copies of your files. This allows you to retrieve older versions from files you accidentally deleted or altered. This service is turned on by default on all versions of Windows Vista/7, but Microsoft grants access to these copies only in Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise editions. This is where ShadowExplorer comes into play. For more information on Shadow Copy, visit Microsofts website.