How to Restore Permanently Deleted Files in Windows 10

You may lose your important data due to accidental loss or you might have permanently deleted an important file which you later realized to be recovered back. Losing important data permanently is no more a worry with latest features available on your system and data recovery software tools. Windows offers the built-in feature to help you recover your deleted files effortlessly. You can look for your backups as well to retrieve data back. Apart of it, you can find several useful data recovery software tools for instant and accurate file recovery. Let’s discuss few simple steps to help you restore permanently deleted files in Windows 10 system.

Recover deleted files in Windows 10 using File History feature: Windows offers a built-in useful feature to help you recover lost or deleted files in hassle free manner. You can use File History feature to recover your lost files in Windows 10. This free backup and restore feature in Windows 10 system help you recover an older version of the deleted or lost file. To use this feature, open the folder that used to contain the deleted file and then click on the History button.

Here, File History will display all files contained in the recent backup of that folder. Now click the Previous button to locate and select the file that you wish to retrieve. Once you have selected the file that you want to restore, select it and click the green Restore button. Now File History will show a copy operation progress dialog box and restore the deleted files. When the operation is completed, the folder containing the restored file will open. You can follow the same process to restore lost or deleted folder. Following this simple yet effective built-in feature, you can restore your lost files instantly. It can help you avoid installation of third-party software tools to recover deleted files.

Check Cloud storage: If you are one of those users who take better use of technology then you might be a lucky one to get your data back instantly. When you have your data backup on Cloud servers, it becomes easy for you to recover your deleted files. Cloud storage services like OneDrive or Google Drive amongst others usually keep your deleted files safe for few days or months so that you can easily restore your deleted files whenever you want. You can find lost files in Cloud Storage’s Trash or another folder. This is a useful feature to recover lost data instantly and accurately effortlessly.

The Backup method: This is another effective method for retrieving important data when you lost it due to any reason. This little conscientious step can help you prevent important data loss. If you were regularly keeping your data backup on external hard drives, flash drives or within the internal hard drive then the chances are high you will get your data back effortlessly. In fact, Windows also offers built-in backup tools to deal with data loss. You can look for these features too.

Use technology: Use this effective method when you missed that important backup of your files on different mediums. Use different data recovery software tools to recover your lost files effortlessly. These tools are designed to recover your all type of files and folders on your system instantly and accurately. These tools can help you restore files from multiple storage devices including internal or external hard drives, flash drives, different drive partition etc. These tools offer quick and deep scan modes for reliable results.

One important thing to remember when using these software programs is that try to use these software tools on another computer system as installing these tools to recover data may end up overwriting your lost data on your hard drive. Here, you need to remove your hard drive from the system and place it in another computer as a secondary drive and then try to use software to recover data. Alternatively, you can boot from a file-recovery live CD or USB drive to recover data. The idea is to avoid overwriting the drive. Use file-recovery software to scan your drive to find the deleted file and recover it back. If you have deleted file recently and didn’t write much on your disk, then probably you will get your data back without much hassle.

You can follow these simple steps to recover your permanently deleted data instantly and accurately. These steps can help you recover your deleted data while saving your time and efforts.

Summary: If you have permanently deleted your data and now want to restore it back then you can try few simple steps to get your data back instantly. These steps include using built-in features, data backup tools, and data recovery software.  

This article was written by Apoorv Bhatnagar . Apoorv is working at Systweak Software , as an SEO analyst and  technical Content Writer. His potential of writing is PC  tips , Android  and Mac tricks and he is anxious in writing other technical blogs. You can also find Apoorv on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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