Microsoft’s Windows File Recovery tool recovers your lost data

Microsoft’s Windows File Recovery tool recovers your lost data

Accidentally deleted your data? Microsoft’s new Windows File Recovery tool will recover it for free.

Have you been in a situation where you mistakenly and permanently deleted an important file from your computer only to regret later? Or, sometimes, your machine may break resulting in the loss of crucial data.

Luckily to help you recover from such situations, Microsoft has recently released a new tool named Windows File Recovery. Built for Windows 10 version 19041.0 and higher; the tool supports a range of file types and can help restore photos, audio, documents, videos, and much more.

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To start with, the tool has 3 different modes for varying situations. The filesystem of Windows – NTFS – operates in such a way that whenever a file is deleted, space previously used by it is categorized as free space but when someone makes further changes while continuing the use of their computer, that space can be overwritten with new data making it difficult to recover the lost data.

Therefore, the very first mode termed as Default uses the Master File Table (MFT) which is an internal database for recovering data when it has been recently deleted.

However, in the case that the user has made changes such as formatted their drive, or perhaps corrupted it, then the Segment mode can be use ..