Recover Deleted Files on Windows 10 Hard Drive

Have you deleted vital files on Windows 10 system accidentally? Under such circumstances, it is possible to recover deleted files on Windows 10 even after deletion from Recycle Bin.

What Makes It Possible to Recover Deleted Files?

You may be surprised to know that the deleted files as well as the files cleared from Recycle Bin might still be present somewhere on your system hard drive.

When you delete any files, the system actually doesn’t delete the file’s data. It just removes the file info from the MFT (Master File Table) and marks the sectors containing the deleted file’s data as available for new data.

How to Improve Chances of Recovering Deleted Files?

Deleted file might be present on your system hard drive until and unless data is not overwritten with new data.

1: In order to increase the chances of recovering deleted files on Windows 10 hard drive, you need to immediately stop working on the affected system.

2: Try to recover the files as soon as possible. This is because any delay in recovering deleted files on Windows 10 increases the chances of it being overwritten by new data.

How to Find Deleted Files On Windows 10 Hard Drive?

Microsoft Windows 10 system doesn’t have any inbuilt tools that can scan the system hard drive and recovers deleted files. Hence, you will need to look for third party file recovery software are designed for this task.

While most of the file recovery software are not free, Deleted File Recovery software is a good file recovery program that is available in both free and paid versions.

Deleted File Recovery software scans the Master File Table for files marked as deleted. Since the Master File Table entry for a deleted file still provides vital info when the files was deleted, file size, where the file exists on the hard drive, file recovery programs like Deleted File Recovery software are able to provide a list of files that are deleted and help you to recover these files. For more details, you can visit this link:

Features of Deleted File Recovery Software:

Steps to Know How to Find Deleted Files on Windows 10 Hard Drive:

Step 1: Download trial version of Deleted File Recovery software. Once you launch the tool, the main screen will appear with 3 options. Select "Recover Deleted Files" option from the next screen.

How to Find Deleted Files on Windows 10 Hard Drive- Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Select the hard drive from which recovery should be done and then click on "Next" button.

How to Find Deleted Files on Windows 10 Hard Drive - Select Drive

Fig 2: Select Drive

Step 3: After completion of recovery process, you can view recovered files by using preview option.

Recovering Deleted Files on Windows 10 Hard Drive - Recovered Files

Fig 3: Recovered Files

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