How to Recover Data after Factory Resetting Windows 10/8/7

Updated on April 30, 2020

Factory Restore option on a storage device resets all settings and erases all existing data on it. You can still effortlessly restore data after factory restore with the help of Remo Recover software on Windows and Mac. Download and try now for free..!

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Lost your valuable files after factory resetting your system? Are you wondering how to recover files after factory reset? Then, you are at the right place. Remo Recover, a professional data recovery software recovers data after factory resetting Windows 10, 8, 7, and earlier versions with utmost ease. To know how to, continue reading..!

What actually factory reset does?

Before we go into details on data recovery, let us understand what factory reset is and what it does. Basically, a factory reset restores your computer back to its factory settings; to the state computer was in when it left the factory. In the process, all user data and settings, third party applications and data are wiped out.

Since this process erases all data, it is important that you backup your drive entirely. If you don’t have backup files and all your data is gone, third party data recovery tools are of immense help to recover lost files after factory reset.

Remo Recover - Free Tool to Recover data after factory Restore:

Remo Recover is a great tool that allows you to perform data recovery after factory restoring Windows 10 or any other version of Windows. It is built with efficient scanning algorithms to carefully extract all data. All your drive’s partitions and data are recovered with folder structure in place.

The software can also be used to recover files from formatted drive/re-partitioned drives. In addition to computer's internal storage hard drive, this tool can also recover deleted or lost files from SD card, external hard drives, pen drives, flash drives, and other storage devices. A special tool called Remo Photo Recovery is available to recover photos, videos and audio.

The software works on a read only mechanism, so you don’t have to worry about original files being altered during the recovery process.

All file systems such as FAT 16, FAT 32, exFAT, NTFS etc. are supported. Supports all versions of Windows such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 etc. It supports lost or deleted partition recovery on Windows 10, and earlier versions. For Mac users, a separate version called Remo Recover Mac is available.



Steps to recover files after factory resetting:

Step 1: Download the demo version of Remo Recover and install it on your system. Launch the software to open its main screen. Select "Recover Partitions" option from the main screen, and choose the drive from where you want to recover files after factory reset and click "Scan" button as illustrated in figure 1.

Data Recovery after Factory Restore - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now the software starts scanning the selected drive to find lost files. Upon the completion of scanning process, a list of recoverable files are displayed in "Data View" or "File Type View" format as illustrated in figure 2.

Data Recovery after Factory Restore - Data Type View or File Type View of Recovered Files

Figure 2: Data Type View or File Type View of Recovered Files

Step 3: Prior saving the recovered files you can even preview them using "Preview" option to test the efficiency of the software, as illustrated in figure 3.

Data Recovery after Factory Restore - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files

Step 4: After evaluating the recovery results, if you are fully satisfied with the tool, you can activate the complete version of the software and save the recovered files with "Save" option as illustrated in figure 4.

Data Recovery after Factory Restore - Save Recovered Data

Figure 4: Save Recovered Data