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How Do I Find Deleted Pictures on My Computer

There’s nothing painful than losing your precious images. Be it an accidental deletion, or formatting a drive or even a simple cut and paste operation can make you lose your treasured pictures. Let’s go through these 3 methods to recover lost pictures on my computer running Windows OS.

Method 1: Use the Recycle Bin to find lost pictures

Recycle Bin is the first and foremost place to find your lost photos. If you have accidentally deleted the pictures and haven’t emptied Recycle Bin, then you can easily restore them. Here is what you can do to retrieve your image back:

  • Open Recycle Bin found on your desktop or the Start Menu.
  • Search for the lost pictures or the relevant folder
  • Right click the image or folder you want to recover and choose Restore option.

This will restore the lost or deleted files into the designated folder.

Method 2: Recover lost photos from previous versions

Lost files and folders ca be restored via previous versions or shadow copies.  To find lost photos, you need to follow the below instructions:

  • Go to Start Menu and select Computer to locate the folder that had lost photos.
  • Right click on the folder and choose Restore previous versions.
  • From the list of previous versions of the folder, select the version which you want to restore.
  • Move the deleted photo files or folder to a new memory location

This procedure will surely rollback your image folder to the previous version with all the photo files intact in the computer.

Method 3: Restore deleted pictures with Remo Recover tool

If the above solutions failed to recover lost or deleted photos on computer, then Remo Recover is the last but most reliable and safe way to retrieve images. You can use the software to get back different types of photos like JPG, PNG, JPEG, etc. Also supports to recover RAW images as well. Besides, it can also be used to restore pictures lost due to any reasons from memory card, hard drive, USB drive or any other portable devices.