How to Recover Data Deleted by Robocopy Command on Windows

I just lost a lot of data while trying to reuse an old Robocopy script. I'm to blame for entering the incorrect file path. I don't have any backups, and I lost eighty percent of my company's files. How can I get these files back?

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Dany· Answered on Mar 12, 2024

You may want to fix files with long name will not delete errors by using the Robocopy command on your computer. Before doing that, you should back up all the important data to an external hard drive or the cloud platform. If you don't have any useful backups of your company's files, you should stop using the hard disk on which you lost files to avoid overwritten data. Then, you can download a safe file recovery tool - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

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With this professional file recovery software, you will not spend too much time on data recovery, and you can get back your company's files quickly in only three simple steps:

1. Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your computer, and select the hard disk where you lost files on it. Start scanning to search for Robocopy deleted files.

2. There is a Filter option in EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, you can easily find the lost files by selecting the file types, or you can also find the deleted files by searching for the names.

3. You can preview the Robocopy deleted files if it is necessary. After deciding the files you want to recover, click the Recover button.

Although you don't remember you have any backups, you can try to restore files with Windows Backup and Restore. That may help you find the Robocopy deleted files.

1. Open Windows Control Panel and click on Backup and Restore (Windows 7).

2. You can see if you have some auto backups created by Windows Backup and Restore option.

3. You can see the date the backup was created, and it is up to you whether to restore it or not. Remember to back up essential files this time!

Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted or lost files easily and quickly.

Tutorials on how to recover lost, deleted, or formatted data from HDD, SSD, USB, SD card, or other storage media on Windows and Mac.

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