How to back up your files and recover after deleting accidentally?
We have recommended in many articles talking about back up the important files. Tim from Hdata Recovery support center, the expert of data recovery engineer said: “A great back up strategy is better than a perfect file recovery after data loss.” Here we would like to introduce you about how to back up your important files with the easiest way. As we known, we may have so many ways to back up files, in Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 you have got one of the best back up tool — File History already there. So why not just take this to back up your files?
What is File History?
File History is an easy tool to back up your files automatically. Just set up the file history to start the automatic process, it will transfer the files to your external hard disk one by one on the schedule. So what you need to do is to set the File History and let it go, of course you should connect the PC with the external hard disk.
You don’t have to know too much about setting, with the File History, it’s easy to make that happen. Before that, please connect your external hard disk with the PC.
1 Click Start menu > Update & Security > Backup, you will find out the back up tool here within Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
2 Click “Add a drive” to select the external hard disk which will save the important back up files.
3 “Automatically back up my files” option will be turned on after selecting, keep it turn on.
As you can see in the above final steps, click the “More Option” to the configure page, here you can configure when to save files, how long to store file copies, also you will be able to select which files or folders you would like to back up. That’s all.
How to recover files?
Please keep in mind that back up the files is one of the best ways to avoid data loss, but it’s not the final method. Recovering lost files is the final method to make that happen; you should download and install the Hdata Recovery tool to research the lost data or files. While you deleted your files accidentally you still have chance to recover the files.
If you have started the backup process, you can find out your original files in the external hard disk;
If you don’t have back up, you will have to launch the recovery tool to get your files back. Let’s say you have deleted your files and would like to get them back now as they has not been backed, what can we do?
1 Start the Hdata Recovery software, choose the Deleted File Recovery module to start the process. In this process, a safe scan will run automatically which will make sure your hard disk is in stable scanning status.
2 Scan process is deeper rather than other recovery tools with the Deep Scan Process. This is to make a great possibility of 100% files will be recovered. Just do not stop this process as it will take around 4-10 minutes or less, according to the storage capacity.