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My Win8 computer has been restored to the factory settings. Can I get back the data?

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My Win8 computer has been restored to the factory settings. Can I get back the data?

When the computer has been used for a long time, it may become slow or frequently hangs. To solve the problem, some people who can’t install the computer system may restore the computer to the factory settings. But sometimes because of the omission of important data, the data disappears after factory reset .

"My computer used Win8 system for a long time. Recently it has been very slow. Sometimes it crashed. However, I can’t reinstall the system. So I restored the computer to the factory settings. But I forgot that there were some folders stored on F disk including pictures, documents, videos and so on. Can I find them back?”

Are you also worried about the problem like this? For general file loss, you can use computer backup, file history, previous versions and other ways to get them back. But once the computer was restored to factory settings, all data in it will be cleaned up completely which can not be retrieved through these methods.

So can the data be recovered? The answer is yes,of course. As long as you use professional data recovery software, your data can be back to you in one piece. Next we will introduce UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free, a powerful data recovery software and the specific recovery steps to you.

Best solution: Restore data by UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free

UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free is an integrated free data recovery software for different loss situations. You can restore all the data in your computer by following the step by step instruction in each interface.

Now let UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free show you how to recover the lost data from your computer and solve your problems through the following three steps.

Step 1: Open the software to select the format of lost data

When you open UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free, you can see the data format selection interface.

There are two lines of icons representing the file format in the interface. Please look carefully. What you need to do at this time is to select the data format representing the files lost in your computer. Please check the first and second icon from the left of first line , and the second icon from the left of the second line.

When the check is completed, a small circle with a check will appear in the lower right corner of the icon. At this time, you can click the "Next" button on the right, as shown in the figure below.

Step 2: Select the disk where the lost data was originally located

All the disks are listed in the interface at this time. Next, all you need to do is to select the disk where the data you lost was originally located.

If the important files you lost are stored on the F disk, then select your F disk. After selecting, a small circle with a check mark will appear at the right end of the disk name row. At this time, please click the "Scan" button on the top right, and then you will have a comprehensive scan of your F disk, as shown in the figure below.

Intermediate step: Scan your disk

The scanning process takes a certain amount of time. The length of time is determined by the files stored on your disk. If the type of files stored on your disk is complex and the capacity is large, the scanning time will be long, and vice versa, as shown in the figure below.

Normally, if you have about 5 GB files in various formats on your F disk, the whole process of disk scan may last for several minutes. Please wait patiently.

UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free offers you two ways to scan. One is the fast scan that is just done. The advantage is that it is fast and saves time, but some deep files may not be scanned out.

But you don't need to worry about your deep files. There's also a deep scan that will help you solve the problem of not retrieving files, but it takes a little longer. We'll give you a detailed introduction in the next step.

Step 3: Select the file you lost to restore

After the scan is completed, all the files will be listed in the left column of the interface on your disk. You can browse them.

All you need to do then is to browse rank by rank to find the missing file and select it. Then click on the "Recovery" button in the upper right corner, as shown in the figure below.

If you can't find the missing file through the fast scan, please find the "deep scan" button in the yellow font at the top of the interface and click on it. Then UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free will scan the files on the disk for you more deeply. Please wait patiently again, as shown in the figure below.

After the deep scan is completed, find the missing file to select and click the "Restore" button. Then your missing file can be restored, as shown in the figure below.

For complex types of documents, it is recommended that you first do a fast scan and then a deep scan to achieve the best effect.

Tip: In order to prevent data from being permanently damaged or lost due to data overwriting, it is not recommended to set the recovery path to the original disk where the restored data is located. For example, the restored file was lost on the F disk, and the recovery path should not be set to the F disk. It can be set to other disks for recovery and then imported into the original disk.

This is the detailed data recovery steps of UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free. With only four processes and three steps, you can recover the lost files on the U disk in the shortest time. You don’t need to have any computer professional skills or experience in using data recovery software. Just follow the interface prompt, you can quickly start to recover.

Through the above detailed steps, you must want to download UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free. Here is a link to get the genuine software. You can download it by clicking the link. Before you pay for it, you can choose to download the free version to have a try. It can restore 200MB data for you.


This is the end of this article. Have you successfully recover the Windows 8 Files after factory reset? If the method in this article helps you solve the problem, you can help more people around you to retrieve the lost data in time by forwarding tor sharing this article.

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