How to Recover Deleted Files from Recycle Bin on Windows 10

"I have a HP Notebook, Windows 10 and had a folder on my desktop with lots of sub folders inside which I deleted by mistake. I then emptied the recycle bin and I don't know how to get it back! There are so many important docs on this! Is there a way to recover deleted files from Recycle Bin on Windows 10?" - Extract from a Windows forum

If you come across the same data loss as above, or if you accidently deleted files by pressing Shift + Delete keys on Windows 10, these files seem have been permanently deleted from your computer. Actually, you still have chance to get them back. When you delete a file and then empty the Recycle Bin, the deleted files have not been destroyed and still occupy the hard drive space. Thus, even the emptied Recycle Bin files can be recovered by using a Recycle Bin Recovery software - Any Data Recovery Pro.

Why Choose Any Data Recovery Pro?

Many of us are tending to delete files via Shift + Delete keys, or periodically empty Recycle Bin to free up disk storage. If you realize you have removed some files that you want to keep, Any Data Recovery can do this for you. This data rescue software does not only restore files that you got deleted from Recycle Bin on Windows 10 hard drive, but also it supports recovering files that you deleted from other storage devices including USB flash drive, digital camera, memory stick, memory card (including SD/ microSD card, SDHC card) and more.

How to Recover Deleted Recycle Bin Files on Windows 10

Download and Install Any Data Recovery Pro to PC, and follow the steps below to retrieve files that you have removed from Recycle Bin.

Step 1: Select File Types for Recovery

When you start Any Data Recovery Pro, the first interface asks you to select lost file types. If you are very sure the file types that you want to get back, you can only select that specific file(s) type, which will speed up the recovery.

select lost file types before recovery

Step 2: Choose the Hard Drive that your Lost Files Located.

In the next window, you are asked to choose a scan location. Please select the file location that your files located before deleting. If you would like to recover files from external drive or other memory cards, please connect to PC with USB cable.

select file location to start scanning

Step 3: Start Scan and Preview Lost Files

Click Scan button to scan the drive. You can preview the recoverable files by path, type or created time. Expand a folder on the left column, you can preview file details before recovery.

preview lost files

Step 4: Select Files to Restore

Select Lost Recycle Bin files that you are looking for and click Recover button. Select a path to store the files and we do not recommend recovering to the place where your lost files located.

restore lost files to pc

Data loss is common, we should back up important files regularly. If you have no backup, just stop adding new files to the drive and use the Recycle Bin data recovery software to get back your lost files as soon as possible.

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