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3 Ways to Recover Deleted Files from Windows 10/8/7 Desktop

by Dan, 2019-01-04

Most of us have been through something like this: "I have no idea of when did I delete this file. God, I don’t even know why I delete this file. But now I really need it. OH, MY GOD, help me to recover my deleted files from this Windows desktop, just get back to me."

If you have just lost your files, it would be lucky for you to find this post, there are three method to recover deleted files from Windows 10/8/7 desktops.

Method 1. To restore files from a backup(if you are using Windows backup)

Step 1: Open Backup and Restore by clicking the Start button The Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Backup and Restore.

Step 2. Click Restore my files, and then follow the steps in the wizard.

Method 2. To restore a deleted file or folder from previous version

Step 1. Open Computer by clicking the Start button The Start button, and then clicking Computer.

Step 2. Navigate to the folder that used to contain the file or folder, right-click it, and then click Restore previous versions. If the folder was at the top level of a drive, for example C:\, right-click the drive, and then click Restore previous versions.

Step 3. Double-click a previous version of the folder that contains the file or folder you want to restore. (For example, if a file was deleted today, choose a version of the folder from yesterday, which should contain the file.)

Step 4. Drag the file or folder that you want to restore to another location, such as your desktop or another folder.

Advanced Method. Recover deleted files from Windows 10/8/7 desktop with TogetherShare Data Recovery

This is not the Micro Soft method, but this one is more powerful and comprehensive. TogetherShare data Recovery could scan your drives deeply and find the deleted or lost files from Windows desktop easily.

Step 1. Launch TogetherShare Data Recovery once the installation completes. Select the Word document type to recover and click "Next" to continue.

3 Ways to Recover Deleted Files from Windows 10/8/7 Desktop

Tips: You could recover 1 GB files for free with TogetherShare Data Recovery Free

Step 2: Choose the location where you lost your Word document. Then, click "Scan" to start for a quick scan.

3 Ways to Recover Deleted Files from Windows 10/8/7 Desktop

Step 3. When the scan process finishes, you can preview all the discovered Word files before recovery. Select what you need and click "Recover" to restore the lost Word document.

This method is also available for recover deleted word document on Windows

3 Ways to Recover Deleted Files from Windows 10/8/7 Desktop

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