Want to Recover Lost Files on your Windows PC? Want to Recover Deleted Files from Windows PC? We deal with many different kinds of stuff on the computer and thus we tend to save tons of important files on it. However, sometimes things may not go your way and some important files on your Windows just get lost or deleted. What a disaster!
So is it possible to get back the lost files on PC? The answer is YES. If the lost or deleted data has not been overwritten by the new adding data, you can restore them on your computer. That’s the reason why it’s inadvisable to download applications, videos, music or create any new file on your computer when you find out that some of the files on this PC are lost and you want to restore them. As you know, these actions will probably overwrite and destroy your lost data and you will not be able to get it back anymore. So if it’s possible, just stop using your computer until you find out a reliable way to recover the deleted files on Windows.
If you are the one who is eager to retrieve the lost files including photos, videos, music, documents and so on, scroll down and check how to fix it efficiently.
We have already discussed about recovering the files in many topics. This time we are going to show you How to recover deleted files using FonePaw Data Recovery.
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How to Recover Lost Files
Step 1: Get a Windows Data Recovery Tool on Target PC
FonePaw Data Recovery is a professional tool which allows you to recover lost files on your computer with several simple clicks. Now, you can download and install the FonePaw Data Recovery app on your Windows to give it a shot.
Notice: As we mentioned above, we should avoid downloading apps on the hard drive where we lost data. So if the lost files are previously saved on Disk C, you should download and install the FonePaw Data Recovery tool on Disk D or any other drive except Disk C.
Step 2: Select Data Types to Scan
After you download and install the FonePaw Data Recovery software on your target PC, launch it and you will see the interface as below. The app supports you to recover data types including photos, audios, videos, documents and so on. Choose the data type you want to recover and then also the hard disk where you saved your deleted files. Now, tap on the “Scan” button and the recovery tool will start to perform a quick scan on your selected hard drive.
Step 3: Scan Hard Drive and Look for Lost File
The quick scan process will finish in no time. After that, you can see the files saved on your computer displayed on the interface.
Tips: If you cannot find the files you want after the quick scan, you can try the deep scan mode, which will scan your selected hard drive in a deeper way. Click on the “Deep Scan” button on the top pane of the software and it will start scanning. But the scanning process may take a while. The more files on your selected drive, the longer time it will take.
Step 4: Recover Lost or Deleted Files on Windows PC
The file names in orange are the deleted ones. And you can sort them out by clicking on the eye logo (but this feature is only for Deep Scan mode).
Photos are supported to be previewed, but other data types such as videos, audio or documents are not allowed to be previewed yet. You can restore them on your computer to check. Choose the files you want and click on the “Recover” button and get them back on your Windows PC.
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