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How to undelete word documents?

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 recover deleted word documents - Microsoft Word 97 (doc) or later, including Microsoft Word 2000 (doc), Microsoft Word 2003 (doc), Microsoft Word 2007 (docx).

Undelete 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 restore word documents 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.

Undelete word documents after emptied the Recycle Bin

If you have emptied the Recycle Bin after deleting the word files, you still have a chance to undelete word documents. When the word documents are deleted from the computer, these word files disappear from your computer. However 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. If you manage to start an undelete process before Windows uses that part of the hard drive to write a new excel file, all you have to do is set that flag back to "on" and you get the excel file. The file recovery software does find ways to locate the deleted word documents so that they can be recovered easily.

How to undelete word documents with free office recovery software?

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EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition is a powerful and free 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 under Windows 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / 2008 / 7. This free office recovery software has three recovery modules. The "Deleted File Recovery" module is designed to recover deleted files. The following is step-by-step instructions to undelete word documents with this free office recovery software.

1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition and choose "Deleted File Recovery" module to enter into the device list.

free word document recovery software
Free word document recovery software

2. Select the file types you want to recover.

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3. Choose the partition which you want to undelete word documents from and click "Next" to continue.

Choose partition to do word documents recovery
Choose partition to do word documents recovery

4. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition will build directories to find the deleted word documents.

Build directories to undelete word documents
Build directories to undelete word documents

5. Choose "File Preview" to preview word documents and then select where to save the recovered word documents.

Preview word documents
Preview word documents

Besides undeleting word documents, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition can recover other Microsoft Office documents, such as recover lost Excel documents (xls, xlsx), restore ppt files. Deleted PDF files recovery is also supported. Furthermore, this free file recovery software can also recover files from formatted partition and recover files from lost or deleted partition.

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