Recover deleted or lost files from your USB, SSD, SD card or Hard drive partitions. This tutorial will guide on how to recover your deleted, lost files or documents. We live in a technological era, and our most important documents and data are in soft form, which can be deleted or lost easily.
Recuva Data Recovery
There are many recovery software’s that promise to recover your data in a blink of eye, which is great, some of them are paid while others are free. There are few recovery softwares I like the most, but today in this post I will cover a Free Recovery Software which works like a charm. You can recover your deleted files and documents, you can also recover your important files from a corrupt USB or Hard drive.
Start data recovery
Let’s begin with the data recovery process.
- Click on this link, to download Data Recovery Software.
- You will be directed towards the data recovery software website.
- Recuva data recovery software is what we need to install.
- Click on “Download Free version” button in the browser.
- In the next Page click on “Free Download” again to get the free version of this masterpiece.
- There is a paid version as well which is a great price for the features Recuva data recovery Software offers.
- For mean time lets go for the free version.
- You can see the difference between free and professional version.
- Click on “Download” to download free version.
- Your download for Recuva data recovery software will start.
- Install the downloaded program in your computer.
Recover my deleted files
Let’s test Recovery Software and make sure that this software does exactly what it says. I have a USB and I have two files in my USB.
- Plug in “DATA USB“
- Please note that my Data USB drive is D:\
You guys can see in picture below I have two files in my data USB.
- My website Logo.
- Word Document.
Howtofixlaptop.com website logo and word document.
Delete both files from the Data USB. Click on Yes to delete them permanently.
Let’s empty the Recycle bin as well just to make sure no copy of the files left in my computer.
- Open Reuva Data Recovery Software.
- Recuva might asks administration permission click on YES.
Recuva Welcome Wizard will show up, Click on “Next”.
Recover All Files
If you know which sort of deleted or lost files or documents you are looking for e.g. picture, music or videos etc, then you can select from these options. As for me I want to recover my word document and picture. So I will just click on “All Files”. Now click on “Next”.
Choose Recovery Destination
Next step is to specify the location, click on “Browse” and choose the drive or partition from where you desire to recover data. I want to recover my deleted files from USB which is drive D:\, and once you done with that click on “Next”.
You can enable deep scan option if you want to, it will take a bit more time but its worth it. lets select deep scan option and click on “Start” to begin the data recovery.
Scanning already started and estimated time to finish scanning is 10 minutes. It might take up to 20 minutes, all depends on your how big is your storage data.
It’s doing well as you guys can see 88% progress and 1068 files(s) found, wow like really I just deleted two files and this software found 1068 files in my empty USB.
OK scanning is finished and look at the top of the list my two files are their, Nice job Recuva. This list is big and I think this software recover and restore my old deleted data which I don’t need anyways.
Select the files and documents you want to recover from the list, my deleted files are on the top of the list, so I will tick them for recovery. You can select all and recover it, and if you don’t need some files or documents you can delete it later. Click on “Recover”.
“Browse for Folder” menu will appear, choose a folder or location where you want to recover your data. I choose “Desktop” and “My Data Recovery”. Click “OK” to begin the recovery.
Recuva Data Recovery Operation completed. Click “OK”.
Open “My Data Recovery” Folder and my two deleted Files are recovered.isn’t that amazing.
Let’s open both files to check if they are not corrupted. Well it seems they are fine, my image logo is fine and word document looks the same, So a big thanks to recuva for this amazing data recovery software.