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Solutions to Recovered Files Won't Open or Not Opening

Updated on Nov 13, 2018 by Jean to Data Recovery Solution


This tutorial article tells why your recovered files cannot open and how to open recovered files with third-party data recovery software successfully. Free download this software and follow to get your recovered files opened with simple clicks now.

Why Recovered Files Won't Open

How many of you are in the trouble of opening recovered files with EaseUS data recovery, Recuva, ZAR, Stellar or other third-party data recovery utilities? The chances are that lost or deleted data recovery was successful, however, recovered files won't open.

There are many factors that disable customers to view or open their retrieved files, such as .jpeg photos, .docx documents, .wmv videos, .mp3 music or .eml email. Following are some typical examples.

  • Virus infection
  • File corruption
  • Data overwriting
  • Disk fragmentation

How to Troubleshoot Recovered Files Won't Open or Unreadable

First, Download Third-party File Recovery Software 

If you're faced with EaseUS data recovery files not opening issue, or Recuva cannot open recovered files, make sure that you use the software in the right way. A third-party highly praised file recovery software, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard would help you fix 'recovered files not opening or won't open' error under all Windows systems.

Second, Fix Recovered Files Won't Open Issue with EaseUS Data Recovery Software

Following is the user guide of EaseUS data recovery software.

Step 1. Select a location to start finding data

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, please select a location where you lose your data and start to scan, like Desktop, Libraries, hard drive, external storage devices or lost partitions.

select the device

Step 2. Scan your partition

Click the "Scan" button and the software begins to scan your partition to find as much lost data as possible.

the software will scan the drive to find all of your data

Tips for finding wanted data

  • Extra Files: find files that lost names or paths
  • Filter: a quick way to your wanted files
  • Search: e.g. file name/file extension

Step 3. Preview and recover lost files

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard allows you to preview specific recoverable files. After the preview or file filtering, you can target the tracked files and press the "Recover" button to get everything you want back. 

recover wanted data from your devices

If you took the right steps, but still the recovered files won't open, it's very likely that the files have been fragmented or corrupted. Under this condition, don't forget to search the files in "More lost files(Raw)" section in the deep scan result.

find raw files to fix easeus data recovery files not opening issue

Raw files found by deep scan have no original names and directory structure, but they are more likely to be intact.

Have raw files fixed the problem of not being able to open recovered files with EaseUS hard drive recovery software? If you're still out of luck, the only way to troubleshoot the case is to find a professional file repair software to repair corrupted or damaged files that won't open.