iso recovery

Quick Steps to Recover ISO File:

Step 1. Download and install EaseUS ISO file recovery software for free on your computer.

Step 2. Choose the drive from which you would like to recover ISO files. Then, begin to scan the lost ISO files.

Step 3. After the scan is complete, all found files are listed and can be previewed. Finally, select the desired files, click "Recover" to restore lost ISO files.

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"Hey there, do you know how to restore lost ISO images in a USB drive or hard disk? I saved an early Windows 10 ISO file image in my USB, but I happened to format it last night. I tried to find relative ISO online again, but I failed. So now I'm wondering whether it is possible to recover the lost ISO image files? If you know any methods about ISO file recovery, please let me know."

Happen to delete or format your Windows ISO disk or hard drive and lost the ISO files? Take it easy, here. You have three ways to recover deleted ISO files. If you prefer official access to get lost ISO files backup, please refer to Method 1. If you need quick access, Method 2 will help. If you want to find the lost or deleted ISO files saved on your USB or hard disk, Method 3 with file recovery software should be the best choice. 

Re-Download Windows ISO Files from Microsoft for ISO Recovery 

You can turn to Microsoft's official site to re-download the same ISO files as you have lost. Official access: Download or Re-download Windows ISO file 

Limit: It will last a long time for you to wait until the downloading process completes. What's more, it will cost you a lot of money to get a legal system. 

Find Lost ISO Files from the Downloads Folder for ISO File Recovery 

It's a straightforward way to find ISO files from the Downloads Folder. Mostly, when you download a file from the internet browser, it will be saved to the Downloads folder on your PC. Therefore, after you accidentally deleted or formatted your disk, USB drive and lost ISO file, follow the path below to find the original ISO files.

  • This PC(My Computer)\Downloads
  • C:\Users\UserName\Downloads

Limit: Once you've removed the downloaded files, you can't find the lost ISO files here. 

Recover Deleted ISO Files with EaseUS Data Recovery Software 

If neither of the above approaches works, and you want to save your time and money, here is the best choice by using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. This professional data recovery tool enables you to recover deleted files from USB, hard drive (HDD and SSD), external hard drive, pen drive, SD card, and more storage devices. And the supported file types are 200+, including photos, videos, audios, documents, emails, ZIP, HTML, etc. 

Now, download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for free and follow the steps below to recover the deleted ISO files from formatted ISO disk or USB drive with ease. 

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Step 1. Launch EaseUS file recovery software on your Windows computer. Choose the exact location where you lost the files and click the "Scan" button.

select a location to scan

Step 2. The software will immediately start scanning the drive, and the deleted files will be displayed soon. If you find the files you need during the scan, you can stop the scan. In order to find the target file quickly, you can use the file format filter.

Choose files to recover

Step 3. Select files, such as Word, Excel, PDF, photos, videos, or emails and click the "Recover" button. You can browse for a different location to keep the recovered files.

Recover lost data

More Tips on ISO Recovery

  • Remember to save restored ISO image files into a new storage device or secure hard drive partition on your PC before making sure the ISO disk or USB drive is secure. 
  • Also, you'll need to format the ISO disk or USB drive to reuse it.
  • If you want to use USB or your disk as a Windows installation tool with restored the ISO image, resort to Microsoft for help.

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Updated by Cedric

Cedric Grantham is one of the senior editors and data recovery specialists of EaseUS who lives and works in Chengdu, China. He mainly writes articles and how-to tips about data recovery tutorials on PC and Mac. He has handled 10,000+ data recovery cases and is mainly good at data recovery of NTFS, FAT (FAT32 and ExFAT) file systems, and RAID structure reorganization of RAID 0, 5, and 10.

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Written by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 10 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions to resolve Windows & Mac data recovery, data backup, partition management, data transfer, Windows update issues, etc.

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