Recover your deleted files with Disk Drill for Windows

Even important files are not always secured enough from accidental deletion. And if they were deleted and your Recycle Bin was wiped clean before you realized they were gone, then the situation may appear so desperate! Thankfully, we have created an amazingly capable app that we are very proud of – Disk Drill, that knows how to recover deleted files and even lost partition.
Undeleting lost files even after emptying Recycle Bin is actually quite a possibility, if you have Disk Drill, of course. It offers unique algorithms for deleted files restoration no matter what type of file system you are using or what type of files you want to get back.

As soon as you realize you deleted a file or a whole partition the best thing to do is disconnect the storage and boot from another drive rather than the one with erased data. Try not to use the drive with deleted data until you are ready to perform the deleted files recovery.

#1 Disk Drill does the perfect job!

A random power outage or an accidental click of a button can leave you without very important documents. Luckily there is no need to get upset. Download Disk Drill for Windows and let it do what it does brilliantly: scan your system for deleted files and tell you what it can recover. Disk Drill is so good it can even recover files that were deleted from Recycle Bin. The key here is to act fast. As long as you start the recovery process before the low-level file system information gets overwritten with new data the chances of getting back your erased files are impressively high.

Disk Drill offers such a vast choice of recovery methods that there is basically no doubt you'll get your files back: Quick and Deep Scans, Lost Partition Search, Catalog Rebuild and other efficient options.

You can recover deleted files for free with Disk Drill for Windows if they are under 500 MB covered by Basic edition of the app or you enabled Recovery Vault on your drive prior to data loss.
  • 1Download Disk Drill for Windows
  • 2Install the app
  • 3Open Disk Drill

#2 Recover deleted files

After you opened Disk Drill it will list all available drives in the scanned system. Select the one that needs recovery and start the scan process by clicking "Recover" button. The scan shouldn't take long, it will depend on your drive size though.

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Once the scan is completed you will see what data can be restored and Disk Drill will offer you the recovery methods available for your situation.

#3 Review the data

You always have a choice to either restore the whole drive or recover deleted partition or simply choose the specific files to recover.

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You can sort, filter and review the files that can be restored.

How to recover deleted files for free

Did you know that if you protect yourself in advance you can recover deleted files for free? Disk Drill for Windows Basic edition offers amazing feature called Recovery Vault. This feature is a simple genius keeping track of all deleted files and saving data about each of them. Whenever you realize you need to recover deleted files they will be undeleted in no time!

#4 Get your images, docs, videos back

Now click the "Recover" button one more time to get back the files you filtered and selected. They will be saved to the folder you set up. Disk Drill can recover pretty much any file type you think of. Look at the link below to see all supported formats.
And just a friendly reminder that it is always a good idea to use an extra drive for recovery to ensure a higher recovery rate.

Recover deleted files windows

Disk Drill gets deep into file structure with Deep Scan

For those moments when the files were lost quite some time ago, there is a profound method offered by Disk Drill that will comb through every bit of the drive in order to find the tiniest pieces and put them back together to find the correct file signatures and restore all data that is still there. Disk Drill has an impressive database of file signatures that helps the app reconstruct multiple file types and new signatures are added with each new release.

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  • Barry Pless
    I have been using this for years and have always been impressed. Recently I managed to delete 2 years of photo scans. I looked around for data recovery tools and then remembered that disk drill had that feature. I tried it and it worked flawlessly. I hope other users will not be put off by the free download note which often implies that large charges lie ahead. The basic tool works and the Pro version is even better. Go for either one depending on your needs. Kudos to clever files for disk drill. Yours is an excellent product deserving of this accolade.
  • «Are you looking for a software to help you recover data or files? Disk Drill for Windows analyzes your PC in order to rescue all those files you have eliminated, or that you have just lost. This versatile program is capable of restoring up to 200 types of files.» by Daniel Cáceres
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