How to Recover Data from Specific Folder

If you happen to lose data from a folder by accidental deletion, hard drive formatting, system crash, etc.; EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can help to recover files from a specific folder quickly. It allows for a full recovery of files and folder structure.

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Keeping files in specific folders is a good way to organize your data in order. As an unexpected data loss disaster occurs for one reason or another now and then, you may lose data from a folder or even lose the whole folder due to mistaken deletion, hard drive formatting, virus attack, recycle bin emptying, or other causes. Besides, if the lost files or folders are too large, it might be a permanent loss, because the deletion will not go through the recycle bin at this circumstance.

Then, how to recover the lost files or folders if you can't find them in the recycle bin? Any tool allows you to recover data from a specific folder efficiently? Take it easy. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard comes to help!

Specify a Location to Recover Files from Specific Folder

EaseUS data recovery software enables users to select a location to start recovery flexibly. You can choose a particular drive/device, or specify the recycle bin, desktop, or a folder to scan and recover. As long as you know in which folders you get your files deleted, you can let the software directly scan that folder to restore lost files. It will save you from all the tedious job of searching for essential data from a large number of recoverable files.

This well-known file recovery program supports restoring deleted files from a folder or retrieving lost folders with full structure effortlessly. It has the following powerful functions.

  • Recover data from HDD, SSD, USB flash drive, pen drive, external hard drive, digital camera, etc.
  • Support deleted file recovery, formatted recovery, recycle bin emptied data recovery, OS crash recovery, virus attack recovery, and more
  • Restore permanently deleted folders or files with ease
  • Preview all recoverable files to make sure better recovery effects
  • Support photos, videos, audios, documents, emails, and other file types recovery
  • Seamlessly compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, and Windows Server 2019 - 2003

To Recover Data from the Specific Folder, Follow the Steps Below

Step 1. Select the location to scan lost folder

Under the Location section, click "Browse" on Select Folder to choose the location where you lost the folder and click "OK" to scan the lost folder. 

Run folder recovery software.

Step 2. Find and preview found files in the lost folder

If you remember the folder name, type the folder name in "Search" to quickly find the lost folder. Then open the found folder and double-click to preview lost files. 

Or you can use the left pane to locate the lost folder, then use "Filter" and "Type" to specify the desired files.

Scan and find lost folder data.

Step 3. Recover and save the lost folder with files

Last, select the folder and files and click "Recover", browse to choose a new & secure spot on your PC and click "OK" to save it.

Restore lost folder data.

Points to Avoid Permanently Deleting Important Data

  • When you realize that files have been deleted from a specific folder, don't save any new data to the drive
  • Use the right-click to delete or press Delete key to remove data instead of using Shift + Delete keys
  • Scan your computer with an advanced anti-virus program to keep data protected from virus or malware
  • Back up crucial data to an external hard drive regularly 

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Written by Roxanne

Roxanne is one of the main contributors to EaseUS and has created multiple posts on digital devices like PCs, Mobile phones, tablets, Mac, etc. She loves to share ideas with people of the same interest.

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