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How to Restore Lost Data from Windows 10 Hard Drive

windows data loss after system upgrade

How is your Windows 10 computer after it is upgraded from Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1? Have some data on Windows 7/8 been lost because of Windows 10 upgrade? Lots of Windows users have encountered this problem, which led to important data loss.

So if your important data, such as videos, photos, or document have been saved on My Documents etc folder in previous Windows OS, probably data has been lost and you have not realized.

While Windows data loss is confirmed and you want to recover lost data, this article would help you. Data Genius will be introduced here free for Windows users to restore lost data from Windows 10 hard drive.

Steps to recover lost data from Windows 10 hard drive:

Data Genius is free now for computer users to recover lost data from hard drive, memory card, USB flash drive, and other removable storage devices. No matter accident deletion, format, partition or virus attack lead to data loss, Data Genius always could restore lost data in Windows 10.

Step 1: Free download and install iSunshare Data Genius on Windows 10 computer.

free download Windows 10 data recovery tool Data Genius

Step 2: Choose Windows 10 data recovery mode, and click Next.

On Data Genius main interface, four data recover y mode are provided, Deleted Recovery, Format Recovery, Raw File Recovery and Partition Recovery. The default data recovery mode is "Deleted Recovery", it will help to recover Windows 10 deleted files, including photos, video, music, and more from a partition and removable media.

choose windows 10 data recovery mode

Now in order to make Windows 10 data recovery easy, just need to choose default Deleted Recovery mode. If choose other data recovery mode, more details would need to set more difficult and then you could restore Windows 10 lost data.

Step 3: Select destination drive and folder in Windows 10 computer.

Data loss because of Windows 10 upgrade, so let’s select C: drive in Windows 10. And click "Scan" button to browse data in C drive and look for lost Windows files.

select destination drive to scan Windows 10 lost data

Step 4: Preview lost data and recover lost data from Windows 10.

When all lost data are found and listed in Data Genius left side, choose the file type you want to preview and you could see them on the preview window.

recover lost data from Windows 10 hard drive

Mark the files you want to recover and click on "Recover" button. Then select a folder on pop-up dialog to save recovered Windows 10 lost data on computer.

save recovered Windows lost data

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