How to Recover deleted files or folders from PC, USB or Memory Card

I was so much tension some days ago. Because I accidentally deleted my D drive during installing windows. Have you ever been troubled by deleting essential data on PC hard drive, USB devices or memory card because of wrong deleting or victim to a disk failure? The first time you may fell very shock. Do you know it is possible to recover deleted files? Read my post and you will learn many useful ways to Recover Deleted data.

Essential tips to recover deleted files or folders

When data loss happens, please stop using your computer or other external memory storage devices. It will protect the deleted files for data recovery quickly.

How does the system work?

When you right-click on a file or folder and press Delete button, the system just hides the data by removing this file or folder and makes a free space to use. Now you can easily get back your file or folder by rebuilding the directory. But if you continue to use your device, it might create some new data and completely erased your old deleted data. In this case, the data recovery change may decrease.

Top 3 possible ways to recover deleted files or folders

Way 1: Recover deleted data from Windows recycle bin

If you just deleted your data from the computer by moving them to the Recycle Bin and didn’t empty Recycle Bin. You can retrieve your deleted data back with ease. Just open the Recycle Bin and right-click the files.Then click Restore.Your deleted files will recover to their original location.

Way 2: Recover an older version of the deleted or lost files

If you have emptied the Recycle Bin, you can try to recover your deleted data from an older version of Windows built-in free backup and restore feature. There are different ways for different operating system.

In windows 7:

At first Click on the Start button –> Computer, navigate to the folder or drive that used to contain the file or folder. Then right-click on it, and then click on Restore previous versions. You’ll see a list of available previous versions of the all deleted files or folders. Choose the version and click Restore to recover deleted data back.

In windows 8/8.1/10

Open the folder or drive that used to contain the deleted file and click on the History button. All deleted data history will display in the most recent backup. Click the Previous button to locate your desire directory and select the file you want to restore and then click the green Restore button to get it back.

Way 3: Recover deleted files with EasyUs data recovery software

If you want to recover the original copy of your deleted files, you may need to try a third-party data recovery software. There are several data recovery software in online. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional is my first recommendation.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional Features:

  • Data recovery from PC,
  • Data recovery from external hard drive,
  • Data recovery from USB drive,
  • Data recovery from memory card,
  • Deleted recovery,
  • Format recovery,
  • Data recovery after virus attack,
  • System crash,
  • Raw error,
  • and more

Step-by-step guide to recover deleted data:

Step 1 : Download and Install software 

Download full version of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard 8.6 and install it.

Step 2 : File Selection

There are 6 types of files like Graphics, Document, Email, Audio, Video, Others. If you need any specific file you can choose any types of them. If you need all files choose “all file types”. Then click “Next” button.

Step 3 : scan 

Now select the Hard disk drive or storage location where you deleted your files or folders and click “Scan”.

Step 4 : Recover

Filter all the recoverable deleted files by file types. Then select your desirable files. Finally click “Recover” to restore them to desire directory of your PC, hard disk, memory card or other USB devices.

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