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How to Recover Permanently Deleted Files in Windows 8

Updated on Dec 28, 2018 by Abby Haines to Data Recovery Solution


This article shows how to recover permanently deleted files in Windows 10 with EaseUS file recovery software in 3 steps. Download and follow step by step guide to recoverd files and folders that have been permanently deleted from Windows 8 PC or other hard drives, USB etc devices now.

What is Permanently Deleted Folder

This page introduces readers how to recover permanently deleted files in Windows 8 with powerful data recovery software. Before we discuss it in details, let's talk about what permanently deleted folder is first. As we know, people usually select the folder, right click and then choose "Deleted" option when they want to delete a file. Folder deleted in this way is not permanently done. They can be easily restored from the recycle bin. But folder deleted by "Shift + Delete" button or removed from recycle bin can not be restored directly from recycle bin. This folder is called permanently deleted folder. When it happens, how do you recover shift deleted files or recover files or folder permanently deleted by other ways?

Windows 8 Data Recovery Tool Recovers Permanently Deleted Files 

It is difficult for people to recover deleted files in Windows 8 sometimes when they realized that they deleted a wrong folder. But don't worry! Permanently deleted files can be recovered by special Windows 8 data recovery tool.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best choice for its powerful file recovery capacity and easy-to-use feature. This program can deep scan your computer hard drive to search for all the permanently files and folders and then allow you to export the recoverable folders to other storage media. Its intuitive interface can well-guide you complete the process with only simple clicks. You don't need to have any professional skills or data recovery experience. 

3 steps to recover permanently deleted files from Windows 8

As a professional data recovery tool, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can work with all Windows OS versions including Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 etc. So if you are facing with a permanently deleted folder recovery job, you can download this software and follow the guide below to do the recovery job with ease.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is recognized as the most prominent and quickest file recovery software, especially when it comes to permanently deleted file recovery. Three clicks will be able to recover deleted files in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista: choose a file location -> scan -> recover.

1- Choose a file location

Left-click on the Drive X: (also, a specific folder is supported), where you deleted files permanently.
Click "Scan".

select a location and click scan

2- Scan

The software automatically starts scanning all over the selected drive.
Soon, a quick scan result comes out and displays in "Deleted files".

scan permanently deleted files

3- Recover

In addition to the "Deleted files" results, check the results in the relevant drive X: or other sections after the scan is over, especially in "Extra Files", where keeps the files that might have lost file names and paths.

Finally, select the wanted files and click "Recover".

select files and click recover