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Recover Deleted Files From Your Windows 10

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Recover Deleted Files From Your Windows 10

You are here because you want to recover your deleted files. Yes, I’ll help you to Recover Deleted Files From Your Windows 10. Not only from your windows 10, you can recover your files from any storage devices. To know how you can, then just read this full article. In this article, you will get all the information about how you can recover your deleted files. Beside this, you’ll also find some useful pieces of information about why we can recover deleted files and where do this deleted files go.


First, I would like to tell you that there are two ways by which we can delete any file from our windows 10. The first is by selecting the file and then right-clicking on it and then delete. This method will not delete your file permanently but it moves the file to recycle bin. So, from recycle bin we can recover the file later on. Now let us talk about the second method, in this method we permanently deleted the file from the computer by pressing Shift+delete. When the files are permanently deleted from our computer. In this case, we can not recover the files using the normal method. We have to use some data recovery software to recover the files.

Where do the deleted files go?

Whenever we delete the files the computer will only delete the files location address from the computer, not the actual files unless any other file overrides that file location. When a computer deletes a file or the Recycle Bin is emptied, it is removing the reference to the file on the hard drive. This means that the file is no longer readable by the computer. However, the file is still present on the hard drive or on your storage device.

Recover Deleted Files From Your Windows 10

In order to recover the file just, we need to know the files location address to know that or to recover the deleted files we can use data recovery software. So, here are the steps to recover the deleted files from your windows 10. You can also use the same method to recover deleted files from other storage devices.

Step1: Download Recuva

Recuva is the software which can help you to recover your deleted files. It is free and you can download it by clicking here.  After you downloaded the file just install Recuva on your computer and run Recuva.

Step 2: Select The File type

Now you have to select the file type which you want to recover. Say for example you want to recover mp3 files then you have to select music. If you want to recover all files then select “All Files“.  After that click on next.

Step 3: Select File Location

After that, you have to select the file location, where the files were saved. If you know the specific location then you can select the specific location or else you can select “I’m Not Sure“. Then click on next and start, it will start to scan your deleted files. After the scan has been completed you will find the list of deleted files. There you will notice that the files names will be indicated with green, red and orange dots. You can only recovery files with green dots. Red and Orange mean your file is corrupted or location is occupied by other new files.


Step 4: Recover Deleted Files

To recover your deleted files just select the files and click recover (the option is present at the bottom right corner) and select the location where you wanted to recover the files. Just keep in mind that you have to select a new location in order to recover your deleted files.

How to recover from other storage devices?

You just need to plug in the storage device to the computer where Recuva software is installed. If you have SD Card then you can use any card reader to connect to the computer. And follow the steps mentioned above, just make sure to select the specific location.

Hope this article will help you out to Recover Deleted Files From Your Windows 10 or from any other storage devices.

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