How to Recover Deleted Files from Your Computer
Have you unintentionally deleted videos, images, music, or any file from your computer? Or you did it knowingly or you later made up your mind to get a file you never wanted before. It is possible to recover deleted files from your computer hard disc or any storage device with the help of data recover software. I have fall victim many times and that made me to come up with this three softwares that I will show you below.
Note that there are two ways you delete files from computer, Firstly when you press the delete button it does not permanently deletes the file from your computer. You can get the files back by going to my computer=> then chose recycle bin from the system folder you see there.
Secondly, when to delete a file permanently from your computer, you press the SHIFT key + DEL button on your windows PC simultaneously. This option does not send the file to the recycle bin rather permanently clears it from your computer HDD or the drive involve. Now the only option to get your files back is to use data recovery softwares as I stated earlier on. There are many available softwares on the internet you can use, mostly paid or trial version. If you need any of the one I shared below you can indicate and I will give you with the serial number of the three I described in this post.
Recover deleted files from your PC or storage device using any of the following softwares:
Recovers your deleted files quickly and easily. Recuva recovers files from your Windows computer, recycle bin, digital camera card, MP3 player or memory card.
Recuva can recover pictures, music, documents, videos, emails or any other file type you’ve lost. And it can recover from any rewriteable media you have
Unlike most file recovery tools, Recuva can recover files from damaged or newly formatted drives. Greater flexibility means greater chance of recovery.
Some of features include:
Deep scan for buried files: For those files that may look hard to find, Recuva has an advanced deep scan mode that scours your drives to find any traces of files you have deleted.
Securely delete files: Sometimes you want a file gone for good. Recuva’s secure overwrite feature uses industry- and military-standard deletion techniques to make sure your files stay erased.
When you launch the software you will be told to choose if you want to recover from a specific drive or location on your computer then you will see an option to enable. Deep scan. This may take a longer time as it will scan deeply in all sectors. It is easy to use and has a very simply interface to follow.
Using icare Data Recovery:
iCare Data Recovery Free
As a deleted file recovery solution, iCare Data Recovery Free is dedicated in deleted data rescue. It can recover most often used file format like word documents, emails, videos and audio files from PC hard drive, external USB disk, memory card/USB drive less than 32gb.
As a 100% safe and reliable data recovery freeware, it is full compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8.1/10. iCare Data Recovery Free is able to help you when other recovery freeware failed.
Recover office file, images, videos, audio, emails and more than 600+ file types supported
Recover data deleted from computer and most storage devices;
Recover files emptied from Recycle Bin;
Recover data after virus attack;
Recover files from inaccessible digital device;
Formatted by mistake;
Raw file system & drive shows 0 bytes
chkdsk reports raw drive;
Disk/drive/card reports not formatted;
Deep Scan Recovery – scans every possible file on each block on digital media;
Deleted/Lost Partition Recovery;
*is blank and has unsupported file system
* Non-workstation use
* 2GB data for free
* Free tech support& lifetime upgrade
Note: For deleted file recovery, feel free to use iCare Data Recovery Free; if it is for more complicated data rescue like raw file system, formatted drive, and better cell phone/camera memory card recovery… iCare Data Recovery Pro works better. iCare Free VS iCare PRO Free: different functions with different recovery mode
iCare Data Recovery Free is a free data recovery program that works for Windows home users to resolve data loss problem.
Preparation-Download Free, install it on a non-data-loss drive. If it was a USB drive or memory card, use a card reader to connect it on Windows running PC as external
STEP 1 – Launch the program and you would see there are recovery options provided for you to start different data rescue. Choose any one of your choice to start scanning for deleted files. You can try all of them to restore files.
STEP 2 – Select media where data got lost and then click Next button to search for all lost files.
STEP 3 – When the scanning is completed, it will show all found files. You can preview files like images and documents. Then, select all data you need and then save them to another drive.
Using EaseUS Data Recovery
EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free guides you to find out lost files precisely and recover from PC, laptop, hard drive, SSD, USB, memory card, digital camera, etc. until you get all lost data back again.
How to Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free
EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free, secure and effective data recovery tool, provides you with the best data recovery experience. How does EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard work? Just need simple steps, you can get all your data back.
STEP 1: Launch the Program and Start Scanning
First of all, please download the program and install it on your computer (DO NOT install it on the disk where you lost your data, otherwise those lost files and data will be overwritten.).Select a Location to Start Finding Data
Please select a location to start finding data, like Existing partitions, Lost partitions (This option is suitable for the situation of a data loss caused by deleting a partition, losing a partition or re-partition. Our program will read the partition table and list all the deleted partition info under it.)
STEP 2: Scan Your Computer or Device
In the upper part of the program is the process bar displaying the status of the recovery. After the process bar is the estimated remaining time.
Technically the first scan will be very quick. Our program will first list all the files that are simply deleted or cleaned from the recycle bin.
After the quick scan, our program will perform a new sector by sector scan automatically, which will take longer than the first scan. Please be patient and do not interrupt it in the middle of the process if not necessary.
STEP 3: Preview and Recover the Files
The scan result interface is divided into 3 parts. At the left is the Directory Tree list. The window in the middle displays all the files and folders under the folder selected in the left window with more info (date, type, size and so on). The window at the right side displays a thumbnail and info for the file selected in the middle window. It provides a Preview option to preview some specific file types in the program.
After the preview or search, you can select the targeted files and press Recover button to recover and save them on your computer or storage device (Please DO NOT save the files into the drive or device where you lost the data). Moreover, you can export the scan results by clicking Save Session, and you can Import the scan results to perform another recovery without scanning again at any time by clicking Load Session.
Remember there are many other applications you can use for this purpose but I chose this one’s because I have used them and it worked for me like a charm. There 80-90 percent chances it will work for you.