Can I recover deleted files back in Windows 8?
When we deleted a file and it usually first go to the Recycle Bin. Once you find yourself accidentally deleted some files, it is easy to get them back if they are still in the Recyle bin. What if you emptied your it? How to get those lost files back?
In fact, when you emptied the Recycle Bin, deleted files are not gone forever immediately and they're still at some place but the space that they occupied is marked as reusable, and they'll disappear completely once there is new data in. Therefore, make sure that you didn't write new data to the same partition where you deleted those files. Then you have a chance to recover them.
How to perform deleted file recovery in Windows 8
To recover lost files from Windows 8, you need to get a Windows 8 data recovery tool at first. My recommendation is EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free (compatible with Windows 8/7/Vista/XP). This Windows 8 recovery software enables you to recover lost data due to deletion, format or other reasons.
EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition can do an amazing job to restore lost files in Windows system for free. It supports Windows 2012, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, and Windows 7, 8 FAT / NTFS hard drive file recovery. Except Windows hard drive disk and file recovery, this lost file recovery freeware also can recover files from hardware RAID, external hard drive, USB drive, SD card, memory card, etc.
Step 1: Stop using that computer right now!
Step 2: Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition, and choose a module.
- Deleted File Recovery is for deletion recovery;
- Complete Recovery is for format recovery and some other kinds of data loss
- Partition Recovery is used when partition is lost or deleted. Here we choose the Deleted File Recovery
Step 3: Click the Deleted File Recovery and select the file types you want to recover. Choose the partition which you want to restore deleted files from and click "Next" to continue.
Step 4: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition will build directories to find the deleted files.
Step 5: Choose "File Preview" to preview files and then select where to save the recovered files.