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How to Recover Deleted Files/Folders from Windows 10/8/7

-- Monday, October 30, 2017
If you accidentally lost data and want to recover permanent deleted files on Windows 10/8/7, what will you do? In this article, I would show you a worthwhile guide to try out, especially if the lost files are precious for you. Now, please check on the guide below to see how to recover deleted files/folders from Windows PC.

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  • How to Recover Deleted Files/Folders from Windows 10/8/7

    When accidentally deleting files on computer, please don't be panic and please follow the tricks below to try to recover deleted files/folders from computer.

    Solution 1 Restore Deleted Files/Folders from Recycle Bin
    The first thing you should try would be going to the recycle bin of your computer and check if the deleted files or folders stay on it or not. If you can see the desirable data, please right click on them and choose "Recover" to get them back.

    Solution 2 Create A File As Previous Version
    This solution can only fit with the situation to recover document files instead of media contents such as videos, music and so on. What's more, you should also remember the deleted files' names. If you do, you can create a file with exactly the same name with the deleted one. Then right click on it and choose "Properties > Previous Version". In this way, you may be able to recover the document files.

    Solution 3 Recover Deleted Files/Folders with Data Recovery
    If you fail to get back the deleted files using the above two solutions, you are recommended to try Data Recovery, a program that helps to recover lost files from computer. Now, please download and install the program on your PC.

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    Step 1. After you download and install the program, please launch it and on the interface, please choose the data types you want to recover. Click on the "Next" button to continue.

    Choose File Type

    Step 2. Select a location that your deleted files are previously stored in and click on the "Start" button. The program would scan your computer and look for the data for you.

    Tips: If you can't find out the deleted files/folders after the automatically scanning, you can use the "Deep Scan" mode to try again.

    Select Your Hard Disk Location

    Step 3. After that, you preview the deleted files. Please click on the "Recover" button to get them back on your Windows 10/9/8.

    Recover Deleted Files

    The job is done! So can you recover the deleted files or folder from computer by referring to the solutions above? If you get any question about it, please leave us a message on the comment area below!

    Ivy Bruce

    Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.