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How to Recover Data Files after System Restore

Updated on Dec 28, 2018 by Tracy King to Data Recovery Solution


Lost data after system restore? EaseUS free data recovery software can help you recover files lost due to system restore efficiently and quickly.

Why data lost after system restore

System restore with a system backup image does help us out when the PC's system has been damaged. This method is considered to be the most effective when the registry is damaged. After restoring, it will replace damaged or modified data with registry information to realize system restoration. However, restoring the system with a previous system backup bears a huge disadvantage; namely, the restored system will run in accordance with the mode when the system was backed up. Therefore, modification and new data on system partition after backup would lose.

Considering what has been said, even a system backup can quickly solve the problem of a system crash, you still face the risk of losing data that have been written on your system partition after the system backup has already been made. So how to recover data after system restore has haunted many computer users. Actually, all these lost data is recoverable as long as the user could find appropriate data recovery software.

Why can you recover files after system restore

PC users must first know how diverse data storage medium (hard disk or soft disk) store data before understanding why lost data can be recovered after system restoration. Data on disk is managed by partition. So when new data is added into a partition, it adds to a directory structure-like an area with an indicator that points the data storage regions. When the system is restored, the partition will be restored to the mode when it is backed up, and those pointers are all gone but data is still on the disk.

When you find some data are lost after the system being restored, just calm down and stop writing any new data into the system partition. Find a suitable data recovery software is the right thing to get important data back. By using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, previous data can be scanned and recovered. 

If there are files lost after system restore, please stop using the hard disk and make sure you do not write any data to the hard disk. It will increase the chance of success for data recovery.

Recover files after system restore

As a professional, easy-to-use and user-friendly data recovery software released by EaseUS, Data Recovery Wizard could successfully recover data after system restore and it is completely compatible with various operating systems.

Method 1:

Connect your hard disk to another computer as a slave.

Download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard which allows you to recover data for free.

1. Download and install EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your computer.

2. Use the data recovery tool to search for and recover your lost data.

  • Choose a storage location or a specific folder where your data was lost and then click the Scan button.
select a location and click scan
  • When the scan is complete, locate the recoverable files or folders from the list of scan results.
scan lost data
  • Select files and then click the Recover button. When choosing a location to save the recovered data, you should not use the original drive.
select wanted data and click recover

Method 2:

Create data recovery software bootable disk to recover data after system restore.