How to recover accidentally deleted files on WIndows

Written by Kevin Liew on 01 Apr 2019
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There are some accidents that no matter how careful we are, we still end up falling victim too. Almost every PC user out there has experienced accidentally deleting a file or two at one point or the other in their computing lifetime. To most this is not a big deal as the files might not be so important or they have a backup somewhere else, like in the cloud or on a storage device.

But what happens when you don’t have a backup of that all-important file, or worse, it got deleted before you had a chance to back it up and it's not in your recycle bin. Well, don’t panic just yet, as your file might be able to be recovered.

Herein comes EaseUS Data Recovery software, a tool for just this kind of situations. So before you start pulling your hair out thinking how you are going to recreate that work document, here is a step by step guide on how to perform a quick recovery with the EaseUS Data Recovery tool.

Step 1:

The very first thing you have to do here downloads the tool over at EaseUS Website before anything else. Here you will find that you have three (3) choices for your Windows PC, The Free version, Pro version, and the Technical Version.

Select the Free version as that what we will be using in this walkthrough, it gives you the ability to recover 500MB of data and an extra 1.5GB if you share on facebook or twitter. If you need to recover more than 2GB of data recovery then you will be needing the Pro version which also comes with a Free Lifetime Technical support, whereas the technical version is for those that can’t boot up their PC due to a crash or other issues.

Side note: EaseUS is currently doing up to 50% off products + Bundle so you might want to grab that.

Step 2:

Once we have our software downloaded, we will need to run through the installation process which is simple and straight forward. As long as you have installed PC software in the past, this should take you a few minutes to set up.

But there is a point to note here. During installation, you will get a warning asking you not to install on the same drive as you wish to perform recovery on. So, best to install it on a different partition or drive during this process.

Step 3:

Once you are done with the installation, you can then launch the application and you are presented with a very simple but intuitive selection screen. All you have to do is pick out the drive you wish to scan that contained your deleted files or the specific location and then click on the big blue scan button.

The application then gets to work running a deep scan on the specified location and brings out all the available files that it finds. Depending on the size of your drive, this process can take a while so it would be recommended to take a break or go grab a cup of coffee while the application does it work.

Step 4:

After your coffee break and EaseUS Data Recovery has run through your drive and displayed all its findings, you can then browse through and select the file or files you wish to restore. This is done by simply selecting the files and clicking on the restore button. You will then be asked to select where you would like to save these files to.

Once done you will see this screen below

At last, crisis averted and all is well. You have your files back and you don’t have to use the “dog eat my homework” excuse to your boss. The only thing left to do is invest in a decent backup solution that will periodically note when new files are created and create a backup of them for you. As luck would have it EaseUS can also help you with that,Click here to find out more.

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