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How to Recover Deleted Files & Folders from Hard Drive

2016-08-16 11:02:35 Posted by Jean to File Recovery

Summary:
Complete solutions to recover deleted files by EaseUS file recovery software, Windows recycle bin and file backup. Also, apply the methods to restore deleted files from hard drive, SD cards, USB drives under Windows 10/8.1/8/7/vista.

Have you ever been troubled by losing important data? Do you know it is possible to recover deleted files from hard drive? Read through this page and you will learn many useful ways to recover deleted files.

Useful tips for a successful deleted file recovery

First please remember when data loss happens, you'd better stop using your computer. Every time you write new data to the hard drive, you lower the chance of a successful recovery. So use that computer as little as possible until the files are recovered.

Three possible ways to restore deleted files from hard drive

1. Recover deleted files from Windows recycle bin

If you just move your data to the Recycle Bin and haven't emptied it, just go there and select them. Tight-click them and choose Restore. Please check your recycle bin carefully before you decide to empty it.

2. Recover files from your backups

If you have a good habit and back up your hard drive regularly, all you need is to use the backup program and restore lost files from backups. I am sure this is also an easy way for you to do data recovery.

And if you don't back up, maybe it's time to get into the habit. Choose a reliable backup program or using cloud drive. I believe these could help you if data loss happens again.

3. Recover deleted files with data recovery software

What to do If you have already emptied the Recycle bin and have no backups? In such situation, you'll need data recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional. It is a good and easy recovery tool and capable to recover deleted files from hard drive. Not only for deleted files recovery, this data recovery tool can be applied to many data loss situations, like format recovery, virus attack, system crash, raw hard drive and more.

Video tutorial about how to recover deleted files with EaseUS data recovery software

To recover deleted files with EaseUS data recovery software:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS data recovery software and select the disk partition or storage location where you want to recover your deleted files and click "Scan".

How to recover deleted files - choose to scan the specific disk or device

Step 2. The program will then start a quick scan to find the lost and deleted files, and after the quick scan, a deep scan will automatically start to find more files.

How to recover deleted files - run a quick scan & deep scan

Step 3. Filter and preview all the recoverable deleted files by file types, select those files you want and click "Recover" to restore deleted files from PC, hard disk, memory card or other USB devices. 

Preview and recover deleted files from PC, hard disk, memory card or other USB devices

Caution: Don't save the recovered files on the partition or drive where you lost your data before you fully get back the deleted files!