Free Microsoft Word Document Recovery Software to Recover Word Document

Daisy Updated on Jul 04, 2019 to Data Recovery | How-to Articles

Summary

Free download Word file recovery software called EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, which can recover lost word documents due to deletion, format, hard drive error and more.

Case One:

Lost Microsoft Word document: Microsoft Word documents can be lost in certain situations. For example, the document may be lost if an error occurs that forces Word to quit, if you experience a power interruption while editing, or if you close the document without saving changes. Please use the built-in method of Microsoft Office to recover lost Word document.

Case Two:

Deleted Word document, Lost Word document caused by the formatting of the hard drive, partition losing etc. For case two, we recommend you use free Microsoft Word document recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition. It can recover Word document free of charge. Its recovery capacity recovers most Microsoft Word loss situations.

Download Word file recovery software for free

Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition is an Advanced and Best Microsoft Word document recovery freeware to do office file recovery, format recovery and undelete Word document emptied from Recycle Bin or recover lost Word document due to partition loss or damage, software crash, virus infection, unexpected shutdown or any other unknown reasons under Windows.

Step 1. Choose the Word file location

It's the first step. You must clearly know where your Word files got lost, choose a hard disk drive or a specific folder. If it's on a USB flash drive or SD card, take one more step to connect it to your computer.

Right-click on the drive X: and click the Scan button.

select the word file location

Step 2. Scan all lost data

The software will start immediately scanning all lost data on the selected drive, and you'll see more and more data showing up in the scan results.

scan word files

Step 3. Select Word files and recover

After the scan, use the quickest way to the wanted Word documents by choosing "Documents" from the drop-down list in "Filter". You're allowed to preview a Word file if you have Microsoft Word application installed on your computer. Finally, select the desired documents and click "Recover".

select word documents and recover

Youtube Video Tutorial to Recover Microsoft Word Document

We also provide a Youtube video guide. You can follow this tutorial and recover lost MS document files.

 
 

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Frequently Asked Qusetions

1. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

2. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

3. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

4. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files to better verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

5. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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