How to Recover Lost Data from Hard Drive for free- A 2018 Guide

Losing data is one of the biggest problems that windows users struggle from, that’s why there is plenty of data recovery files, and also tools to help users restore their own data. In this article we are going to show you how to restore your data for free on your windows OS. In addition this guide helps you also to recover Lost usb data and also external devise’s data.

After your lost your data you better end using your PC and any other external devise. So how can i restore this file that i have just deleted, first of all we have to understand the mechanism of removing a file, when you delete the file the system hide it and free the space for you.


How to recover my deleted file ?

If you have just deleted a file from your PC by moving it to the Recycle Bin and didn’t press the Emptied Recycle Bin button, you can retrieve them back with ease. Just open the Recycle Bin, there locate and right-click the files you want and choose Restore. It will recover your deleted files to their original location.

To recover an older version of the deleted or lost file

If you have emptied the Recycle Bin, you can try to recover an older version of the deleted or lost file using Windows built-in free backup and restore feature. To do it:

In Windows 7:

Click the Start button –> Computer, navigate to the folder that used to contain the file or folder, right-click it, and then click Restore previous versions. Here, you’ll see a list of available previous versions of the deleted files or folders with different times and dates. Choose the version you like and click Restore to recover deleted files back.

Restore deleted files from the Previous Version in Windows 7

In windows 10/8.1/8:

Open the folder that used to contain the deleted file and click the History button. File History will display all the files contained in the most recent backup of that folder. Click the Previous button to locate and select the file you want to retrieve and then click the green Restore button to get it back.

Restore deleted files via File History in windows 10/8.1/8

To recover deleted files with data recovery software :

If you want to recover the exact copy of your deleted files, you may need to try a third-party data recovery software. Here, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional is a good and easy recovery tool is recommended. It is designed to deal with all complicated data loss situations like deleted recovery, format recovery, data recovery after virus attack, system crash, raw error and more and has helped numerous users recover deleted files from PC, external hard drive, memory card, USB drive. Here, video tutorial and word guide are offered.

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