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How to Recover Deleted Word Documents

Posted by Abby Haines to File Recovery 2016-08-16

Summary

Recover deleted word documents from recycle bin or using third-party recovery software. Try these solutions to recover deleted Microsoft Word 97, 2003, 2007, 2010 document.

Have you accidentally deleted word documents which are important for you? And how will you do if you want to undelete word documents? Following below steps, you can easily recover deleted word documents in Windows 10 or other Windows versions.

Situation one: Recover deleted word documents from the Recycle Bin

If you delete word documents using Windows Explorer, the word documents have been moved to the Recycle Bin. You can easily recover word documents deleted from the Recycle Bin without problem, but the precondition is the deleted word documents are not emptied from the Recycle Bin. So the first thing to do is searching the deleted word documents from the Recycle Bin after you accidentally delete the important word files.

Solution Two: Recover deleted word documents after empting the Recycle Bin

If you have emptied the Recycle Bin after deleting the word files, you still have a chance to recover permanently deleted word documents with third-party office file recovery software. Why? In fact, their contents aren't immediately destroyed. Windows simply marks the hard drive space as being available for use by changing one character in the file table so that the file entry won't be displayed in My Computer or a command line DIR command, etc. In this case, you will need a data recovery tool that can easily get deleted word documents back. The file recovery software from EaseUS does find ways to locate the deleted word documents so that they can be recovered easily.

How to recover deleted word documents with office recovery software?

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a powerful and office recovery software that can help you to undelete files, even if emptied the Recycle Bin, and recover files lost due to software crash, formatted or damaged hard drive, virus attack, lost partition and other unknown reasons. The following is step-by-step instructions to undelete word documents or recover word document saved over. Try it to rescue yout files.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS data recovery software, select the disk where you want to recover your data and click "Scan" to search for all the lost and existing Word documents.

Recover deleted word documents - select to scan the specific disk

Step 2. A quick scan will start first. After it completed, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

Recover deleted word documents - run quick scan and deep scan

Step 3. After scan, preview all the listed recoverable Word documents and choose those you want. Finally, click "Recover" button to retrieve them back. Here, you'd better save all the recovered files on a different drive or device in case of data recovery failure.

Recover deleted word documents

Besides undeleting word documents, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can also recover word document saved over, recover lost Excel documents (xls, xlsx), restore ppt files. Deleted PDF files recovery is also supported. Furthermore, this file recovery software can also recover files from formatted partition and recover files from lost or deleted partition.

Video Tutorial to Undelete Word with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard