Most of you have the experience that you carelessly delete files on computer and then want to get them back, especially when you permanently remove them from recycle bin. Therefore. in this post, we offer you 3 free ways to recover deleted files on Windows 10.
If you deleted files like music, photos, documents, etc on your PC, these deleted files will be instantly moved into Recycle Bin. As long as you haven’t clear the files from recycle bin, you are able to retrieve them from the bin in Windows 10. This way is also applied to Windows 8/7. Now, you can follow the below steps to make it.
Step 1. Open Recycle Bin on your PC.
Step 2. Find the file that you want to recover, right click the mouse, choose “Restore” to get it back. Then you will see the file appearing on your desktop again.
If you permanently deleted files from recycle bin, or emptied the bin, you still have a chance to retrieve them by using File History – a free backing up and restoring feature that is built in Windows 10 system. With this feature, you are able to recover files that were previously stored in Windows backup. And below, we show you how to reach it.
Step 1.Open the folder that ever contained the deleted file on your PC.
Step 2.Click the “History” button, then you will see all the files that were contained in recent backup.
Step 3. Click “Previous” button, select which file to retrieve and click “Restore” icon in green to get your deleted files back.
If the two ways that we mentioned above don’t work for you, don’t worry, there are many great Windows data recovery tools which can retrieve deleted files, and we highly recommend one of them – Puran File Recovery. This tool is totally free to use. And it is able to recover up to 50 Windows data types such as songs, photos, videos, compressed files and so on. In addition, it works well with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP. Now, you can install this tool on your Windows computer, and follow the steps below to start retrieving progress.
Step 1. Open Puran File Recovery on computer, choose “File Recovery” as we show below.
Step 2. Now, you come to the file recovery page. You can choose which drive to scan, select one scanning pattern and click “Scan” to continue.
Step 3. After scan, this software lists all deleted/lost files on your selected drive. You can use filter to quickly get your wanted data type like pictures, music or documents, pick up which file to retrieve, click “Recover” and choose a destination to save them on your Windows computer.
Note: After the whole progress done, you can proceed to the location that you chose to save files, and check your recovered files on your PC.