Dell Data Recovery: How to Recover Data from Dell Laptop

1How can I Retrieve Data from a Dell Laptop?

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop. These days it ran slowly, so I decided to clean it. Unfortunately I have carelessly deleted some valuable files. Is there any way that I can reclaim them? Please help!

One solution is to check the Recycle Bin on your Dell laptop. If your deleted files are luckily in it, you can retrieve them with ease. The other solution is to use a Dell laptop data recovery program if your deleted files are not in Recycle Bin.

Wondershare Data Recovery is one of your best choices to recover data from Dell laptops. Whatever reason your Dell laptop files were lost, such as intention or accidental deletion, hard drive or partition formatting, system error, you can retrieve them with Wondershare Data Recovery effortlessly. The easy-to-use and risk-free features of this utility make Dell data recovery process painless. You just need click a few times to recover a variety of files from your Dell laptop, including pictures, videos, document files, email files, audio files, archive files, etc.

You can download a trial version of the Dell Data Recovery Software below.

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  • Recover files in 550+ formats from any storage device quickly, safely and completely.
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  • Supports data recovery from USB flash drive, recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, digital camera and camcorders.
  • Preview before recovery allows you to do a selective recovery.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X (Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8, 10.9, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Caption and 10.12 Sierra) on iMac, MacBook, Mac Pro etc.
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2Perform Dell Data Recovery in 3 Steps

Note: If you want to recover data from a crashed Dell laptop, you can try taking out its hard drive and connect it with another computer to do the recovery.

Setp 1. Choose a recovery mode to start Dell laptop data recovery

After running Wondershare Data Recovery on your Dell laptop, you’ll see a start window with 3 recovery modes. You can read the detailed instructions of them to learn how they work.

Here, let’s select “Lost File Recovery” mode to have a try.

Note: Please do not install the program on your Dell laptop’s partition where the data was lost.

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Setp 2. Scan your Dell laptop’s partition to look for lost files

Here you just need to select the partition you want to retrieve data from and click “Start” to begin scanning.

If your files were lost because of partition formatting, please select “Enable Deep Scan” option in the window.

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Setp 3. Recover data from Dell laptop

After the scan, all recoverable files will be displayed in program window. You can check them by “File Type” or “Path”. You can also preview found images before recovery too.

In the end, you just need to select the items you need and hit “Recover” button to save them back to your Dell laptop.

Note: Please do not save the recovered files to their original locations.

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3 Video tutorial of Dell Data Recovery: How to Recover Data from Dell Laptop


1 The reason why you can recover lost data from Lenovo laptop is that these lost files are just inaccessible on your Lenovo laptop. They will be lost permanently only when new data overwrites them.

2 If your Lenovo can no longer reboot, you can still recover data from it by taking out its hard drive and connecting it with another computer.

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