Emergency File Recovery: How can I recover lost data on Windows 8?

Sometimes you might loose your data accidently. At that point you would want to recover your lost data. In this tutorial, we are showing you how to prevent users from uninstalling metro apps.

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Steps to recover lost data quickly

1. open the Charms bar by moving your mouse pointer over the right cornor of your screen. Alternatively you may press Windows key + C on Start screen to open Charms bar. Then select Search.

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2. Next, type ‘recover’ in the search box. Next click on the Settings and on the right pane click on the ‘Restore your files with File History’.

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3. Make sure you have already Turned On your file history. You can only recover lost data if you have earlier set file history on. Otherwise you wont be able to recover lost data. In that case you would have to use third-party recovery software like Power Data Recovery. If you have earlier turned file history on then you will see this screen. Select the file or folder and click on the Restore to original location. And finally your files or folders are restored. That are the complete steps to recover lost data on Windows 8.

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Beside Recovery utility you may also use Windows restore as a copies of files and folders are automatically saved as part of a restore point. But the data couldnt be restored. Only the system files can be restored using System restore.

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