Word document is important file format in our daily work and lots of important files are saved as word documents. However, these important files can be lost in certain situations or deleted accidently. Here we will introduce the ways to recover deleted word documents.
Recover deleted word documents from Recycle Bin
If you delete the word documents by Windows Explorer, normally the files are moved to Recycle Bin. So it will not be a big issue. The first thing you need to do is to search in the Recycle Bin and restore it to the original position, it is easy to operate. However, there is a precondition that the files are not emptied from Recycle Bin. If you delete files through "shift + delete", the files are also not in Recycle Bin, and this way may not help you to recover deleted word documents
Recover deleted word documents after Recycle Bin is emptied
If you have emptied the Recycle Bin after deleting the word files, there is still a chance to recover the deleted word documents. Although the word documents are deleted and also emptied from Recycle bin and these are invisible in your computer, these files aren't removed permanently, there is some space to store these files, but you can't find and recover these files manually. The only way you can do is to find a third party file recovery software to find the location of these deleted word documents and then recover them.
Here we recommend a professional word documents recovery software, iAidsoft Data Rescue. It works great to recover deleted word documents even if emptied from Recycle Bin, and recover files lost due to any situation such as virus attack, partition destroyed, partition formatted, etc. It supports Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, and 2010. Below are the detailed operation steps to recover deleted word documents with this word recovery software.
Step 1 : Install and Launch iAidsoft Data Rescue
Go to Download the setup.exe, double click and complete the setup process. Then it comes with a straightforward interface, you can see there are 3 main function modules. "Deleted Rescue", "Formatted Rescue" and "Raw Rescue".
Step 2: Select "Deleted Rescue"
This module is designed to recover the items which are deleted accidently, it can recover documents, videos, music and photos. Select the partition where you lose files, then click "Documents" to start automatic scan.
Step 3: Recover deleted word documents
After the scan process completed, it will display a list of all the lost files. Select a path where to save the recovered files, click "Recover Now" to recover deleted word documents.
Note: Don't save the recovered files to the space where you lost your files previously, just for safe consideration.