Easy Way of Recovering Data after Windows 8.1 Update

Updated on November 03, 2020

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Brief summary:

When you update your present version of Windows operating system to any newer version such as Windows 8.1, there can be situations where in all of the stored personal contents are not moved to the updated version of Windows OS. Similarly this can happen when you reinstall, reset or degrade your Windows operating system. This can be due to permission issues with the existing files while upgrading to the newer version of Windows operating system. Otherwise, all existing files will be moved to a folder named Windows.old, allowing you to conveniently restore them after Windows 8.1 upgrade.

Before formatting any Windows or any other OS running on hard drive, the most basic rule is to create a backup of all important data. However, if you did not feel the need to create backup of your important data, or if you were unable to do it due to any reasons, you might lose some files after the process. However, you can still restore them after Windows 8.1 upgrade unless any new partition has not been created or reformatted in the previous volume’s place.

Other problems that can cause data loss while updating:

It can sometimes be possible that if you are unable to access the partition from which you want to recover data and you are forced to format the hard drive partition. Some of the most common scenarios are detailed in below section. Glance through them before we begin to restore data after Windows 8.1 update with the help of Remo Recover tool:

  • Situations such as operating system crash or break down
  • Hard drives turning inaccessible due to any errors
  • Errors in file system of the hard drive
  • Improper upgradation process of the Windows 8.1 operating system

Performing data recovery after Windows 8.1 update using Remo Recover:

When any Windows OS based system’s hard disk drive gets formatted due to any reasons, the operating system removes the path to access all data from that hard disk drive. Remo Recover software while restoring files from a formatted hard disk drive partition, deeply scans for traces of such deleted files on that drive, fixes them and makes those files accessible to the Windows operating system. Beside this, the software provides most straightforward way to recover data from Windows 10 Anniversary edition as well.

Some of most advanced features of Remo Recover:

  • This software can be utilized to perform data recovery on Windows OS running on hard disk drives that are formatted or re-partitioned with equal effectiveness
  • Remo Recover works flawlessly on all major editions of Windows operating systems such as Windows 8.x, Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, 2003, 2002, Windows Server, etc.
  • This powerful tool can detect and retrieve items of more than 300 kinds of different file formats even after the drive is formatted
  • Can recover data after errors faced while upgrading Windows OS to any later versions of the operating system
  • Data lost due to errors while altering the file system of a hard disk drive or while resizing its data storage capacity can be efficiently restored
  • Will restore deleted files from Windows Server 2008 or 2003 computers
  • Using this software you can perform data recovery on all Windows OS supported data storage devices including external hard disks, pen drives, memory cards, USB sticks, etc.

Steps to recover data after Windows 8.1 update using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Click Download Now to download Remo Recover on your system and complete the installation process. Then run the software and select Recover Partitions in the main screen. Then click Scan for the software to begin the scanning and recovery process

Recover Files After Windows 8.1 Update - Home Screen

Figure 1: Home Screen

Step 2: After the drive is scanned, all the available partitions are shown

Retrieve Files After Windows 8.1 Update - Choose a partition

Figure 2: Choose a partition

Step 3: Now all the files found in the selected partition are shown using either File Type View or Data View

Recover Data After Windows 8.1 Update - File Type View

Figure 3: File Type View

Step 4: Have a free Preview of recovered files and save them to any suitable location

Restore Data After Windows 8.1 Update - Save Recovered Files

Figure 4: Save Recovered Files