How to Recover Deleted Files Windows 10

Tenorshare 4DDiG is an outstanding Windows data recovery tool which could rescue you from desperate data loss situations. No matter you accidentally deleted data, emptied recycle bin, crashed system, infected by malware, etc., Tenorshare 4DDig makes it possible.

Part 1: What is 4DDiG, Let's Get to Know Main Features and Versions

Section 1. What Makes Tenorshare 4DDiG Excellent?

  • Recover all accidentally deleted files including office documents, videos, music, mails, music, pdf, RAR, game saves, system files, and other files.
  • Recover data from damaged, deleted, formatted and lost partitions on any storage media device;
  • Recover data from crashed computer;
  • Recover raw volumes based on signatures;
  • Deep scan the files that couldn’t be found with normal scanning;
  • Support to search a specific type of files in a logical drive/specific folder;
  • Create the image disk and volumes to recover;
  • Preview most of the files before recovery;
  • Save and resume recovery at a later stage without scanning the drive again;
  • Recover BitLocker data;

Section 2. Tenorshare 4DDiG Includes 4 Different Versions

As we have mentioned before, Tenorshare 4DDiG has 4 versions to meet different needs for Windows data recovery. The main differences are below:

  • Free Version: support 100 MB data recovery
  • Standard Version: support unlimited data recovery
  • Professional Version: When you use this version, you will see an extra tool from the “More Tools”-Create Recovery Drive. More, there is another feature Connected Drives-Recover Data from Lost Partition apart from Location Disk.

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  • Premium Version: For this version, you will see 3 extra tools from the “More Tools”-Create Recovery Drive, Repair Video, and Repair Photo. And recover data from lost partition or create disk image for recovery.

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Part 2: How to Recover Lost Data from Windows(Common Location)

Tenorshare 4DDiG distinguishes itself with easy-to-use interface and powerful data recovery capabilities. Here we can walk you through how to use Tenorshare 4DDig with detailed steps. Let’s check it out here.

Section 1. Before You Get Started: Know Buttons within 1 Minute

Don’t rush to the guide on how to do, firstly, take a look at what does every icon do in case of losing your head for you newbies.

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Settings: You can click this button to turn on or off preview, and preview photos in safe mode.

Resume Recovery: If you have saved the recovered files and exit in the middle process of recovery, then you can resume the previous recovery.

About: You can check the produce info and the current operating system.

Help: You can learn more about how to use this soft.

Buy Online: If you want to upgrade the current version, you can click to buy online.

Activation: You can experience how does the free version work, and then for the full version, you need to selectively upgrade to professional/standard/premium version, then you can key in the license code to enjoy the activated soft.

More Tools: If you have upgraded the soft, then you can use more tools, create recovery image and repair photo or video.

Section 2. How to Recover Lost Data from Windows(Common Location)

Then, come to the crucial part, how to recover my lost files on Windows? Here we will give you specific guideline to recover data from Windows.

A Video Tutorial: How to Use 4DDiG for Windows Data Recovery

Step 1: Install and Launch Tenorshare 4DDiG

After you have initiated the soft without any question, you will come to the main interface below, which displays data types like All Data, Documents, Folders & Emails, and Multiple Files. You can choose any data type you would like to recover.

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Step 2: Select a Location to Recover

After choosing the file type, you need to recover from one of the locations showing below. There are common locations and connected drives, just pick one to initiate the recovery process now.

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Step 3: Start to Scan Data on Your Computer

Then, Tenorshare 4DDiG begins to scan the location you selected and there is a progress bar showing how much has been accomplished. And you can preview the files at the same time. Of course, you can stop the progress anytime.

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Next, you can see the scanning result, which shows how many files have been found successfully. If you are unable to find the lost data you want, you can click “Deep Scan” at the bottom of the interface to restore deleted files, which could possibly take a long time.

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Step 4: Choose File to Preview and Recover

Now, you can check the category by File Type, Tree View or Deleted List on the left pane of the interface. And the detailed info will be listed on the right pane. Choose one file from the right pane and double click to preview the data, then click “Recover” .

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And then you can tick the files you want to a destination on your computer to save the recovered data, then click “Start Saving”.

Note: the save path cannot be the same as its original path, or this operation is invalid.

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Next, there will be a notification popping up on the screen and demonstrates how much data has been recovered successfully.

Note: If you’re using the free version, there would be a reminder saying that some files cannot be recovered because the file size excesses 25 MB. Therefore, you need to upgrade to Standard, Professional or Premium version to meet your needs.

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Part 3: How to Recover Lost Data from Lost Partition

Tenorshare 4DDiG distinguishes itself with unique features. If you have upgraded Tenorshare 4DDiG free/standard version to professional version and premium version, then you can fully take advantage of it to recover data from Windows using disk image. Here, we’ll give you detailed info about how to do:

Step 1: Choose “Can’t Find Drive”

Firstly, you need to download pro or premium version of Tenorshare 4DDiG-Windows Data Recovery. When you come to the main interface, choose “All Data” under “Everything”, then choose a location to recover, just click “Can’t Find Location” to recover data from lost partition.

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Step 2: Search Lost Partition on Your Computer

Then you will see all physical drives showing in the software interface below:

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Click “Search” on the right corner of the bottom to find partitions on your computer. It will take some minutes to search the existing partitions.

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After a while, a notification will appear on the screen to alert you the search progress is complete. If you do not find the partition you are looking for then you can use deep scan option to search the lost partition.

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Step 3: Choose a Partition to Scan

After the search procedure is accomplished, just select any one of volume to scan.

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According to the partition size, scanning time will be different. Usually, it will take several minutes to notify the scanning results with amount of found files.

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Step 4: Select Data to Recover

Congratulations! You come to the last step to recover lost/deleted data. You can switch to File Type, Tree View or Deleted List on the top of left corner. And double check the file on the right pane to preview.

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And tick the file(s) you want to recover, hit “Recover” button and select a path to save it/them to the source location.

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After you have recovered, then navigate to the source destination to view.

Part 4: How to Recover Lost Data from Disk Image

Tenorshare 4DDiG distinguishes itself with unique features. If you have upgraded Tenorshare 4DDiG free/standard version to professional version and premium version, then you can fully take advantage of it to recover data from Windows using disk image. Here, we’ll give you detailed info about how to do:

Step 1: Switch to “Recover from Disk Image”

Firstly, you need to upgrade you current soft version to professional or premium version of Tenorshare 4DDiG, then select “All Data”, next choose “Recover from Disk Image” from Other Locations, which means you need to create or use a existed disk image to help you achieve data recovery.

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Step 2: Start to Create Image or Recover from Existed Image

The subsequent step is exhibited below with 2 options. If there is no extra image disk on your computer, then you can hit “Create Image”. Generally speaking, we choose “Create Image” if you firstly use this function.

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Then, all locations are shown on the interface and you can pick any one of them to image. Note: Please make sure there is enough space on your computer and don’t save the copied image to the source destination.

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Now, you will see the progress of imaging disk, which takes a while based on the size of original disk.

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Then, the screen pops up a message saying “Image Created Successfully” with the Image Disk name and size.

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Step 3: Scan the Image Disk and Recover Deleted Data

After you have created the disk image successfully, then hit the button at the bottom of the right corner to start the scanning process. And the soft begins to find recoverable files from image disk.

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No less than 10 minutes, the scanning is finished with a notification, which shows how many files have been found and how much data can be recovered. Note: If you still cannot find the data you’re looking for, please click “Deep Scan” at the bottom of interface.

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Then, you are able to check any scanned results on the left pane, and double click on the right pane to preview what has been found exactly.

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Pick the one you want to recover and hit the “Recover” button at the bottom of right corner. Afterwards, select a save path to restore.

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