Best Data Recovering Software for Windows PC [Free Download]

If you have accidentally deleted data on your computer or phone, and are looking for a free data recovering software for Windows 11/8/7 PC, follow this passage to get it.


By Lora / Updated on April 2, 2024

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Why need a data recovering software?

Whether due to hardware/software failure or accidental deletion, data loss can be extremely devastating, and bring certain troubles to your work, study or daily life. Especially when you accidentally empty your Recycle Bin, you can’t get them back. At this time, you need a file recovery tool suitable for your computer.

Data recovery software is designed to help you find and recover lost or deleted files on mobile device, computer, storage media, databases or disk partition. It can effectively help with all logical data loss situations, including accidental file deletion, and deleted files can often be found even if they have been completely wiped from your device.

Best data recovering software for Windows 11/10/8/7 PC

Luckily, there are many file recovery tools available for PC Windows. Next, I will introduce the top 2 Windows data recovery software for you one by one--MyRecover, WinfrGUI (Microsoft command-line app).

Free file recovery software-MyRecover

The first is MyRecover, a reliable and user-friendly data recovery tool for Windows computer. It can recover your precious data from HDD/SSD in Windows 11/10/8/7 PC with high recovery rate.

All data loss situations-No matter how you lost your data, like inadvertent deletion, disk formatting, system crash, virus attack or more, this tool can be of great help.
All-inclusive file types-It can recover all-inclusive file types in just 3 steps, including commonly used documents, images, videos, audio, archives, and more.
High compatiblity-It supports NTFS, FAT32, exFAT, ReFS in Windows 11/10/8/7 & Windows Server.

Download and run this tool on your computer and let’s see how it works.

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Steps to easily recover lost/deleted data with AOMEI Data Recovery

Step 1. Open MyRecover on your computer.

Step 2. Hover the mouse over the drive saved deleted files before, and click Scan.

select partition to scan

Step 3. Wait for a while to complete the scanning process, all the deleted data will be found and listed in the Scanned files list, select the data you want to recover and click the Recover X files option to retrieve your data.

select word files to recover

Data recovery software for PC-WinfrGUI

The second free data recovery software for Windows 10/11 is WinfrGUI (Window File Recovery Graphical User Interface). It is a 100% free tool that fully invokes Windows File Recovery to restore deleted files with a graphical user interface, can be a great alternative to Windows File Recovery supported and endorsed by Microsoft.

Applicable scenarios: It works in a variety of scenarios, including accidentally deleted files, formatted hard drives, damaged hard drives, etc.
Recover all lost files: Recover media files/office files/ZIP files, etc., including JPEG//PDF/DOCX/MP3/EXCEL/ZIP, etc.
Easy to use: The data can be easily recovered in just a few clicks.

Step 1. Launch WinfrGUI on your computer. Select a partition to scan and a storage path to save recovered files.

select partition to scan and location to save

Step 2. Choose a scan mode. If you want to scan target file types and folders, you can click Advanced Settings.

choose scanning mode advanced settings

There are two scan modes- Quick Scan& Deep Scan. 
Quick Scan: Recover files with the directory structure and file names under NTFS file system. 
Deep Scan: Recover more files that have lost directory structure and file names.
Non-NTFS file systems can only use Deep Scan.

Step 3. Finally,  click Start Recovery to complete the process.

Bonus: Recover lost or deleted partition for Windows 10

That’s the top 2 best free data recovery software for Windows 11/10/8/7. In addition, if you want to recover an entire partition, AOMEI Partition Assistant can be your best choice.

โœŒ As a professional partition recovery software for Windows 7/8/10/Vista/XP, Its Partition Recovery Wizard can help you get lost or deleted partition back.
โœŒ As long as no data is overwritten on the deleted partition, it will quickly and completely restore lost or deleted partitions.
โœŒ The intuitive interface and step-by-step how-to guides make it easy to use.

To recover missing partitions on Windows 7/8/10/11 with AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional, you can download the demo version and follow the steps below.

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Step 1. Open this tool on your computer, select Partition Recovery Wizard on the left side of this panel, choose the disk you want to restore, click Next.

click partition recovery wizard

Step 2. Select a search mode as required, and then click Next.

fast search full search


It had two search methods- Fast Search& Full Search. Fast Search can help you find lost partitions quickly. While Full Search scans every sector of the disk, it is correspondingly more time-consuming. If the Fast Search fails, you can choose Full Search.

Step 3. On the next screen, it will show the list of all lost partitions, some information about the lost partition will be displayed, you can check its File System, Capacity, Flag, etc. Then tap Proceed to start the recovery process.

select lost partitions

Step 4. Finally, you will get a congratulation notification and click Finish to exit this window.

click finish

Further reading: The best data recovery software for iPhone

We carry our iPhone with us all the time, and it contains a lot of previous data. If you don't back up your iPhone regularly, when your data is lost due to various reasons, you can use iPhone data recovery software to get it back. Here, AOMEI Phone Data Recovery is recommended to you. It can help you recover many types of data such as photos, videos, contacts, call logs, notes, reminders, voice memos, Safari bookmarks, and even lost or deleted WeChat history.

Scan and preview photos, videos, notes and other iPhone data before recovering.
Supports all iPhone, iPad, & iPod touch models.
Export and save recovered iPhone data such as chats, images, audio, video or other types of files to a computer for backup or data transfer.

Install AOMEI Phone Data Recovery on your computer, connect your iPhone to recover your lost data.

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Sum up

Through this article, you can get top 2 best free data recovering software for Windows and one partition recovery tool. Any one of them can help you recover Windows data or all partition very well. Besides, if you want to recover deleted data on iOS device, you can let AOMEI Phone Data Recovery help you.

In fact, backing up the data on your computer at any time is the most effective way to protect it. You can let AOMEI Backupper Standard help you. It is the best free backup software for Windows to protect your data from accidental deletion or other data corruption. You can give it a try.

Lora ยท Editor
Lora is an editor of AOMEI Technology. She is also a tester and editor of AOMEI Data Recovery Tools. -- "Keep testing, write the most useful tutorials for helping people recover the lost data for Windows and phones" is the most meaningful thing for her. Dedicated to creating helpful tutorials, she hopes her tutorial can assist users to effortlessly solve data loss problems on their personal computers and mobile phones.