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I've Recently Lost Some Files on My Laptop. Is There Any Easy Way to Retrieve Them?

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I've Recently Lost Some Files on My Laptop. Is There Any Easy Way to Retrieve Them?

In daily life, in every family a laptop is basically needed to store all kinds of data for work or entertainment. But no matter what kind of electronic storage device, there will always be such a problem - What should I do if the files on my laptop are lost?

"I used to use laptops to store some family albums. But one day when I wanted to open the D drive to view it, I found that the folder where I stored the photos disappeared. I couldn't find them anywhere. Is there any convenient way to retrieve them? "

Are you also worried about the loss of photos? Don't worry anymore, let's take a look at some easy ways to recover lost files.

Method 1: Restore your files from backup (If you are sure that you have never backed up, please skip this method and see Method 2 and 3 directly)

First click "Start" and select "Computer".

Find the "Control Panel" from the interface and open it, and find "Backup and Restore" from it to recover the lost files.

This is a simple and easy way, but it doesn't work for users who don't have backup set up in advance. Don't worry, let's look at another method.

Method 2: Restore the old version of the missing file

The first thing you need to do is to create a new folder and name the folder after the name of the missing photo folder. (If you don't remember the exact folder name, you can search for it by typing a partial name in the search box of the document library.)

Then right-click on your newly created blank folder and select "Restore previous versions" from the options that appear, then the system will search for you and list all previous versions of the folder with the name and its related date.

Now you only need to select the latest one of the dates, click "Restore", you can recover the lost folder in your laptop. (The figure below is a sample image of some previous versions of the file)

Method 3: Use the UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free to recover files

UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free is an all-in-one free data recovery software for different loss situations. It can help you quickly and easily recover lost files on your laptop in a few simple steps.

Then,let UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free show you how to quickly and easily retrieve the lost folder of your laptop and help you solve the problem.

Step 1: Select the format of the missing file

First of all, please open the UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free. The format selection interface of the data will appear in front of you.

There are two lines in the interface to represent the icon of the file format. Please distinguish them carefully. In this case, you need to select the file in the image format. Please check the third icon from the left of the first line.

When the check is done, a small circle with a check mark will appear in the lower right corner of the icon. Then, you can click the “Next” button on the right, as shown in Figure 3.

Step 2: Select the disk where the lost file was originally located.

What appears in front of you is the interface for selecting the disk. All you need to do is to select the disk where the file you lost is originally located.

The lost file was originally stored on the D drive, then please select the D drive. After selecting it, a small circle with a check mark will appear at the far right end of the line name. You can click on the upper right side. The Scan button scans your D disk, as shown in Figure 4.

Step 3: Scan the selected disk

The scanning process takes a certain amount of time. The type and size of the files stored on your D drive determine the length of the scanning time. The more complex type and the larger size will take the longer the scanning time, as shown in Figure 5.

If there are about 5GB files on your disk, in general, it only takes a dozen seconds to complete the scan. Please wait patiently.

The UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free offers two scan modes. The fast scan is just done. The advantage of this scan mode is that it is fast and can save you a lot of time. But for some deep files, using this scan mode is not enough.

Then deep scan can be helpful now. Although it takes a long time, it can scan the file for you more deeply, helping you find missing files that are not found in the fast scan. The specific operation will be explained in the next step.

Usually, if the file type is complicated and the capacity is large, it is recommended that you perform a fast scan and then perform a deep scan to maximize the recovery efficiency.

Step 4: Select your lost file for recovery

After the scan is completed, you will be able to view all the files in your D drive in the left side of the interface.

You will need to browse your files rank by rank, then find your lost folder and click on it. Then click on the "Recover" button in the top right corner. This is shown in Figure 6.

If you don't find your lost file after scanning, don't worry, please click the "Deep Scan" button on the upper yellow screen of the interface. UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free will scan for you in an instant. Please wait patiently, as shown in Figure 7.

With a few simple steps, you can quickly and efficiently recover lost files from your laptop without any computer skill or any experience with data recovery software, as long as you follow the steps in each interface. With the operating instructions, you can easily get started and complete the operation.

What are you waiting for? Below is the link to UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free software. Click to get it, and if you are worried, you can try the free trial version before making a decision. The free version can restore 200MB data for you. .


The above is a few easy ways to recover lost files from your laptop. Through these ways, you must have solved the problem of file loss. If you have friends who are also troubled by this, you can forward this article or share it with them to help them resolve the problem as soon as possible.

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