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Two Ways to Recover Data from Dell Laptop

Updated on Apr 15, 2019 by Brithny to Data Recovery


If you lost data on Dell laptops or desktops accidentally, you can recover lost data in two ways. Recover data from recycle bin, and recover files with data recovery software. Read on and get data back.

Solution 1. Recover Dell Data from Recycle Bin
Solution 2. Recover Lost Data With Data Recovery Software
Data Protection - Back Up Files in Advance

" I have a Dell Vostro laptop. Recently it ran slowly, so I decided to clean it to speed up. However, I have carelessly deleted some precious files including some important photos and videos. I feel really anxious. Is it possible to get them back? Please help! "

Solution 1. Recover Dell Data from Recycle Bin

Calm down. First, you'd better check the Recycle Bin on your Dell laptop. If your deleted files are luckily in it, you can get them back easily.

  • Open the Recycle Bin by double-clicking on its icon on the Desktop.
  • Locate and then select whichever file(s) or folder(s) you need to restore.
  • Right-click or double-click on the selection and choose "Restore". 
  • The Recycle Bin will then restore the deleted files to their original locations.

Solution 2. Recover Lost Data With Data Recovery Software

If you have emptied the Recycle Bin, you can try the second solution - Use Dell recovery tool to retrieve the deleted data.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best choice to recover data from a Dell laptop. No matter how your files get lost, you can retrieve them with this free recovery software easily. The easy-to-use program makes the data recovery process stress-free. You just need 3 steps to recover lost files from your computer, including pictures, videos, document files, email files, audio files, archive files, etc. What's more, it supports to recover data after factory reset on all brands of laptops including Lenovo, Acer, HP, Dell, etc.

Step 1. Select a location

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the drive where you lost your data and click the "Scan" button.

select a location on Dell laptop

Step 2. Scan the selected drive

Once you click the "Scan" button, the process begins automatically. Be patient during this process.

let the software scan the Dell laptop

Step 3. Preview and recover data

After the scan, all found data will be shown in categories on the left of the program window. Please click the file type you want to retrieve so that you can check whether your lost files were found or not.

If you find it hard to find desired files, use Search to help you find your desired files. Then click Recover to get the data back.

recover data from Dell laptop

Data Protection - Back Up Files in Advance

If you have a backup, you can easily get back data when you are faced with data loss problem. Apart from simply copying, using free backup software is also a good choice. EaseUS Todo Backup is a backup and recovery application designed to reliably protect your most important digital documents and memories in just a few clicks. Backing up your data with EaseUS Todo Backup can protect against data loss resulting from:

  • Virus attack
  • Accidental file deletion
  • OS/software corruption
  • Hardware failure

Back up files and start protecting your valuable personal data now.