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Windows 10 Xbox: Recover Deleted Games from Xbox 360/Xbox One Hard Drive

Posted by Tracy King to Data Recovery 2016-07-07

Summary

When an improper operation is committed, beloved games get deleted from the Windows 10 Xbox computer, is it possible to find and restore the deleted games? Read this passage to learn more details about Windows 10 Xbox file recovery and find solutions to recover deleted for lost games from Windows 10 in Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drive now.

Lost Windows 10 Xbox games from Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drive.

Windows 10: Xbox 360/Xbox One saved games lost issue

Windows 10 has become the major system for Xbox players in their computers and it indeed provides a great platform for Xbox fans to have a nice time while playing with those saved games in Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drives.

But some times, due to careless deletion, format Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drive or unknown virus attack, it’s very easy to meet Xbox 360/Xbox One saved games lost issue under Windows 10. Here below are some major situations about how Xbox players lost their games:

  • Careless deletion: delete games by mistake while cleaning useless files in Xbox 360 or Xbox One hard drive;
  • Improper ejection of Xbox 360/Xbox One hard disk;
  • Windows 10 system error: unexpected system update or errors in Windows 10 will cause game files lost problems in Xbox 360 or Xbox One hard drive;
  • Virus attack: unknown virus or malware may infect Xbox 360 or Xbox One hard drive, causing games failure issue;
  • Hard drive failure: when you use the same Xbox 360 or Xbox One drive into multiple systems, the hard drive may not be able to function properly. And you may lose some files or even games in the hard drive.

How to recover Windows 10 deleted or lost games from Xbox 360/Xbox one hard drive?

How to deal with these problems when you met any one of them? Relax, here below, you’ll find effective data recovery methods to recover deleted or lost games from Xbox 360/Xbox One under Windows 10 with easy steps.

Method 1. Recover deleted/lost Windows 10 Xbox games with game file recovery software

You may wonder this is impossible not quite secure to use some game file recovery software to restore deleted or lost Windows 10 Xbox games from Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drive. Actually, this is the securest method.

EaseUS game file recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard which is 100% clean and risk-free that you can securely restore lost game files due to deletion or virus attack etc reasons with simple steps.

Step 1. Connect Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drive with PC, launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, select the location where your Xbox 360 or Xbox One drive is and click "Scan" to search for all the lost and existing files. 

Windows 10 Xbox file recovery - select to scan the specific disk

Step 2. A quick scan will start first. After it completed, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

Windows 10 Xbox file recovery - run quick scan and deep scan

Step 3. After scan, choose the lost data found by this recovery tool and click "Recover" button to retrieve them back. Here, you'd better save all the recovered files on a different drive or device in case of data recovery failure.

Retrieve lost game files in  Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drive under Windows 10.

After all these steps, you can then import the found games into the Xbox playing apps to replay them again.

Note:

  • Stop using the Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drive when you lost data or game files on it;
  • It’s very helpful to backup games into other storage devices;
  • Don’t connect Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drive with other incompatible or unauthentic devices.

Method 2. Re-download deleted or lost Xbox 360/Xbox One games under Windows 10

If you have enough time and haven’t clean up the download history in Xbox, you may try to re-download the lost games so to regain the deleted or lost Windows 10 Xbox 360/Xbox One games back. And here below are the detail steps:

1. Run Xbox App > Go to Settings > Tap Account and click Download History;
2. Tap the Games that you’ve downloaded > Select Download Again.
Then all you need is to wait patiently and let the app to finish the downloading process. And you’ll then get all deleted or lost Xbox games back under Windows 10 in Xbox 360/Xbox One hard drive.