In this busy life, we sometimes end up doing things which we are not intended to, like accidentally deleting important files which often results in a troublesome situation. Although some people have a habit of moving files to recycle bin and then clearing it regularly, many of us just go on “Shift+Delete” before even thinking twice and then realize the misfortune later. Not that the data loses happen only due to fortuitous deletion but also due to system crashes, hard drive failures, malware attacks, sudden power cuts and more. This is when you look for a dependable recovery software. The EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a no-brainer when it comes to the best software for data recovery.
In this article, I will guide you on how to recover lost files with EaseUS Data Recovery software.
What is EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?
EaseUS Data Recovery is a product by EaseUS, a company that is known for various kinds of data recovery software, backup & transfer tools, and allows you to recover lost files from Mobile phones, Hard drives, digital cameras, USB Pendrive, SD Cards, Data partition and much more. Despite the tons of data recovery software available in the market, EaseUS stays the safest and the one with the highest recovery rate in Industry.
In addition to the free version, the company also offers a pro version for a small fee. The free data recovery software supports limited data recovery, lacks upgrades and technical support, however, you can give it a try for checking the software’s capabilities. It is available for both Windows and Mac.
Here we will see that how quick and easy it is to recover lost files on Windows with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.
Before starting, confirm once if the file is present in recycle bin or if it can be recovered from a backup that you created previously. If not, then follow the steps below:
How to Recover Lost Files with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard
Step 1: Download the Software
First of all, download the free version of the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard from here. After it is downloaded, double-click to run the setup and allow the required permissions.
Note: Make sure that the software is installed on the partition different from the one where you want to recover lost files. Also, confirm that the device or the drive is correctly connected and accessible on your computer.
Step 2: Connect Device or Drive
After the installation is completed, connect your mobile phone or drive from which you want to recover files, else skip this if you want to recover something from your computer’s partition. When you launch the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for the first time, you will be asked to select the types of files you want to recover, here you can select the specific set of files for faster operation or else check all the boxes if you are not sure about what exact files have been deleted. Click on Next after making your selection.
Step 3: Select Device or Drive
The next screen will show you list of all the partitions and devices connected to your PC. If the device
Step 4: Choose Partition
Now Select the partition i.e your Local Disks or the device from which you want to recover files and then tap on the “Scan” button. Now, the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will start looking for the previously deleted files on your computer.
Step 5: Performing Quick Scan
The software will first show you the Quick Scan results. The Quick Scan is a basic scanning method used by the software which takes few minutes and shows you the most recently deleted and easily accessible files along with their file names, size, type
If the file you were looking for
Step 6: Performing Deep Scan
The Deep Scan runs parallel to the Quick Scan and takes around 1 to 2 hours, depending upon the storage size and the device’s read speeds. The software thoroughly scans the partition and attempts for the recovery of files stored in the bad sectors. Once the scan is completed, you will be able to see the list of all the files that were either corrupted or deleted previously.
Step 7: Saving the Results
Before directly jumping into the selection of data for recovery, first tap the “Export Scan Status” button so that you don’t need to rescan the drive/device when you want to recover multiple files from a large drive. This will save the extra processing time and will be useful in the case if you’re planning to use the software for a long term. This file can later be imported using the “Import Scan Status” button.
Additionally, you can sort the files on the basis of their extension including Graphics, Audio, Document, Video, Email and other file types. The side panel will show you the list of folders under their parent drives. So you do get an option of either recovering files by manual selection or recovering a particular folder or else recovering the whole drive.
Step 8: Recovering Lost Files
Select the files, folders or the drive that you would like to recover, then and tap on recover button and specify the storage where you want to store your recovered files. Make sure that it has enough space left to occupy all your files. Now, the EaseUS Data Recovery wizard will start copying the recovered lost files to your desired storage.
Additionally, you can preview the file by performing a right click and then selecting the preview option. However, this option is available only for pro version users.
The free version just allows you to recover files up to 500MB which can be extended further to 2GB after you share the software on any of your social media profiles using the share option in the software’s title bar. On the other hand, there is no such limit with the Pro version.
You can try the free version once and further if you want to recover very important files or data then you can buy the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro version which costs around $69. You can also buy the Data Recovery Wizard Pro + WinPE edition that offers Bootable Media for emergency (allowing you to recover data even when the system fails or crashes) for $99. There is also a Data Recovery Wizard Technician edition that starts from $299 and has a technician license compared to the single license of other two versions, aimed at IT experts. All the paid versions offer free lifetime upgrades and technical support.
So this was the guide on recovering lost data by using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. EaseUS also provides recovery software for iPhones and Android devices in addition to the Data Recovery, Partition Manager, Backup and Restore, Data Transfer and other utilities for Windows and Mac users.
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