Windows 10 Creators Update comes with new features and improvements. While enjoying the new features, you found that some of your important files are missing, well, you are alone. There are reports of missing files and folders from several users, do not panic. We have a sure-shot solution for this problem and be assured that the missing files after Windows 10 Creators update can be recovered.
Creating backup of files before any upgradation or installation is very important. If you have a backup copy of the files stored on an external drive or another PC, you can just restore them without any issues. But, if you did not take a backup and the Creators update deleted your important files, well, there is still a way to get the missing files back. Below mentioned are the 3 methods from which you can restore missing files.
Method 1: Use Remo Data Recovery Tool
This is the simple and easiest methods of all to get your lost files after Creators update. Remo Recover supports in retrieving lost or missing files due to Windows 10 Creators update. It has easy to understand GUI to guide you through the recovery process. So, you don’t have to be a geek to use this product. You can download the free version of the software and follow the below mentioned steps.
Download the data recovery software on a different drive than the one from which the files missing. Doing so, will prevent from the data being overwritten.
Step 1: Download and install Remo Recover on your Windows computer. Run the software to open the main screen. In the main screen select Recover Partitions option and then choose the drive from which you want to recover data. Click Scan for the scanning process to start
Step 2: After the scan completes, a list of partitions are displayed; choose a partition to recover and continue
Step 3: All files found on the partition are displayed. At this point, you also have a chance to preview these files
Step 4: As a final step, save these files to a desired location on your computer or any external storage device
Note: This tool came in handy in recovering files after Windows 10 Anniversary Update, when users reported data loss after the update.
Method 2: Restore Data from File History
If you have enabled “File History” backup feature on your PC, you can restore the missing files after Creators update. Here are the steps to do that;
Method 3: Rollback to Previous Version
In this method, you can restore your missing files by going back the previous installation from the restore points that were created before updating Windows 10 Creators update.
With this method, you will not be able to enjoy the new features. If you want Creators update and your missing files back, using the first method is the best choice.