How to Recover Deleted Files in Windows 10 for Free

If you have deleted files in Windows 10 and find no way to troubleshoot, don't worry. You can use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free to undelete, restore and recover deleted files from Windows 10; even the files have been permanently removed.

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Are you having troubles recovering deleted files in Windows 10? Do you want to know how to recover deleted photos in Windows 10, even those are not in the Recycle bin? If YES, you can find solutions here. On this page, you will learn to recover deleted files in Windows 10 with three approaches.

Most Effective Way to Recover Deleted Files in Windows 10 for Free

After data loss, the sooner and more efficiently you make a recovery, the more likely the data will be restored. Therefore, at first, we highly recommend you try professional and free data recovery software to recover deleted files in Windows 10.

Speaking of data recovery, EaseUS data recovery wizard enjoys great popularity. This robust data recovery provides the free versions to restore up to 2GB files without any limitation.

  • Recover (permanently) lost or deleted files, photos, audio, music, emails effectively
  • Support data recovery from recycle bin, HDD/SSD, memory card, flash drive, digital camera, etc.
  • Allows for data recovery for accidental deletion, formatting, partition loss, virus attack, system crash, and more

Now, download this green freeware on your Windows 10 and start to recover lost files within three steps.

Note: To guarantee a high data recovery chance, install EaseUS data recovery software on another disk instead of the original disk where you lost files.

Step 1. Select the disk partition or storage location where you lost data in Windows 10 and click "Scan".

select the location on Windows 10

Step 2. Let EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard scan and find all lost files.

When the scan process completes, click "Filter" > "Type" to specify lost file types.

Then use the tree navigation bar, and go to "Deleted Files", "Other Lost Files > Files Lost Original Name" or "Tags" to locate your lost data. 

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Step 3. Preview and restore lost Windows 10 data.

You can double-click to preview the found files. Then, select the target data and click the "Recover" button to save them to another safe spot in the PC or an external storage device.

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EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard also provides the Mac version for you to recover deleted files on Mac. You may download the Mac version right here and apply it to help you out of complex data cases. 

Restore Deleted Files from the Recycle Bin

If you lost or deleted files from your Windows 10 desktop, you can try to restore them from the recycle bin. If you have emptied the recycle bin, learn to how to recover files from emptied recycle bin.  

Open the "Recycle Bin" > find the files you need > right-click and choose "Restore".

Undelete Files in Windows 10 from Previous Versions

Another possible way to recover Windows 10 deleted files is using the previous versions.

Step 1. Create an exact same file with the same name of lost files.

Step 2. Check "Properties", choose "Previous Version" and select the right file version to restore.

recover deleted files in Windows 10

This method doesn't work very often, as previous versions may not be found. So to recover deleted files successfully, you'd better use a qualified data recovery tool like EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard introduced above.

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Brithny is a technology enthusiast, aiming to make readers' tech life easy and enjoyable. She loves exploring new technologies and writing technical how-to tips. On her spare time, she loves sharing things about her favorite singer - Taylor Swift on her Facebook or Twitter.

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Written by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 7 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions about Windows & Mac data recovery, file/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.

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