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Top 4 ways to recover deleted files in Windows 10.

Hello! It has happened to all of us at one time or another. Even being a very careful user, we have deleted a file by mistake. It is usually a very annoying situation. But don’t worry, there are ways to undo it in Windows 10. This happens because when you delete a file, the system does not remove it immediately. Therefore there are ways to restore them. Below we will see the top 4 ways to recover deleted files in Windows 10.

Search in the Recycle Bin.

We have always insisted that the most obvious solution is often the most effective. Therefore, the first thing to do is to check the Recycle bin. If you haven’t emptied it or set it to empty automatically, then that’s where the info is. It is likely that the recycle bin is too full. In this case, sort the files by date of age. Once located, just double-click to restore it.

Restoring a file from the recycle bin
Restoring a file from the recycle bin

How to restore files with Undo Delete

If you have deleted a file, but have not logged out, restarted or turned off the computer, then you can still recover it. Just use the Undo Delete function. With this in mind, press Control+Z if you have just deleted it. You can also do the following steps:

  • Please open the folder where the deleted item was.
  • Right-click anywhere in white and select Undo delete.
Restoring a deleted file using Undo Delete
Restoring a deleted file using Undo Delete

Restoring deleted files with File History

Windows has a function that allows you to recover deleted files. The bad thing is that it is disabled by default. To enable it, please follow the path below:

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Control Panel > System and Security > File History.

After activation, it is very easy to restore files. First of all, enter in the Windows search engine, File History to access the function. Once there, look in the folder where the file was. After locating the file, please click on Restore.

Recover deleted files in Windows with Windows File Recovery

Microsoft has recently released its own tool to recover deleted files. We are referring to Windows File Recovery. Which is a program managed from the command prompt. The tool allows you to recover deleted files, including JPEG, PDF, PNG, MPEG, Office, MP3, MP4, or ZIP files. See our tutorial to learn how to use it.

Finally we have seen Top 4 ways to recover deleted files in Windows 10. It is always good to have tools to recover valuable information deleted by mistake. Bye!

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