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Recover Files after Windows 8 Reset

Posted by Abby Haines to Data Recovery Solution 2014-10-28

Summary

Lose your precious data due to Windows 8 reset? Don’t worry! You can learn how to recover files after Windows 8 reset easily with EaseUS data recovery tool in this page.

Can I recover files after Windows 8 reset?

Recently I invested a new computer and planned to give the old HP envy tower which runs Windows 8 to my brother. So I attempted to remove all my photos and documents on the HP envy tower to the new portable hard drive and then restored the computer to factory settings. It took about 4 hours to copy the picture files and documents. But next day I found that I in fact did NOT move all of the data. I forgot a picture folder that contains lots of photos together with my wife. This has been a disaster and is about the equivalent of losing all of our memories in a fire. I want to get them back but is there any real possibility of being able to recover files after Windows 8 reset?

Two ways to recover files after Windows 8 reset

As we know, factory settings reset will erase all your data on the computer. People usually do it before giving or selling the device to others to make sure their privacy won't leak. So if you haven’t transferred all the files you need to other storage device, you may bear the risk of losing them. But don’t worry! You have two choices to recover files after Windows 8 reset. First you can take the hard drive inside the PC to data recover company. They can help you get your files back. But it usually costs you very much. And another way is to try EaseUS data recovery tool to recover the lost files by yourself. It is the most cost-effective way.

How to recover files after Windows 8 reset with EaseUS data recovery tool

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a powerful data recovery tool which can effectively retrieve files lost due to factory settings reset. Pictures, videos, audio, emails, documents all can be recovered. You may worried about that you can’t operate this tool since you don't have any technical background. In fact, as a wizard-like program, it is very easy-to-use. And here we also offer you a step-by-step guide. Follow it and then you recover files after Windows 8 reset with no efforts.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select disk partition or storage location where you lost files and click "Scan".

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover files after Windows 8 reset

Step 2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will start a quick scan to find lost files;
After the quick scan, a deep scan will automatically start to find more files;

Scan the selected hard drive to recover files after Windows 8 reset

Step 3. Preview and restore lost files;
You can preview found data by file types, select found files and click "Recover" to save them to another safe spot in PC/storage device.

Preview and recover files after Windows 8 reset