How to Recover Deleted Files on Windows 7 Step by Step

Free download and install the data recovery software for Windows 7 on your computer. If you want to recover files from a removable disk, please connect it to your PC. Follow the steps below when you’re ready.

Step 1. Run the Windows 7 File Recovery Software

Once the program is installed, it should open itself. If it is not launched, please double-click the icon on the desktop. Click Recover File to proceed. You can try other functions later.

Step 2. Choose Scan Partition and File Types

Select the partition you are going to recover deleted files from, then click Advance Scan button and tick the file types that you need. Click Scan Now button to proceed.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Windows 7 Deleted Files

When the scanning is over, all the file types will be displayed in the left panel by categories. You can click on any file type to view specific files on the right panel. Click Recover button to undelete the files you need.

Note: The button on the right can switch view modes between list and icon, and the Filter button on the top-right can help you find wanted files quick by size.

When the recovery is finished, you will be able to check the restored files in separate folders. Do remember to move them to somewhere safe. Though the Windows 7 file recovery tool is able to retrieve lost files, you’re suggested always back up your most precious data.

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