How to recover lost data after Windows 10 upgrade/update?

Posted by Tim to Data Recovery Tips on July 28th, 2015

I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 Professional yesterday. The Windows 10 upgrade process went very well but I didn't realize I have some important data stored on the system drive. Now all disappeared! Is there any way to recover lost data after upgrading to Windows 10?

Data recovery is not easy especially when you want to recover lost data from the system drive - C drive after Windows upgrade because lost data can be easily overwritten by new data and become unrecoverable. Thus, what to do when you unfortunately lost files after Windows 10 update? Is there any tool can recover the lost data?

We recommend you try M3 Data Recovery, a professional data recovery tool that can recover deleted files, recover lost data from formatted drive, recover lost data from RAW drive, recover lost data from inaccessible drive, recover lost data from deleted or lost partition, recover lost data lost due to Windows reinstalling, Windows update, virus attack, etc.

Tutorial to recover lost data after Windows 10 upgrade/update

Step 1: Download and install M3 Data Recovery Free on your computer.

Step 2: And then run M3 Data Recovery Free.

Step 3: Choose the Data Recovery module.

Recover lost data after Windows 10 upgrade

Step 4: Choose the drive where you lost data after Windows 10 upgrade and tick Deep Scan option.

Recover lost data after Windows 10 upgrade

Click Next to continue.

Step 5: Select the files you want to recover after Windows 10 upgrade and then save them.

Recover lost data after Windows 10 upgrade

How to upgrade to Windows 10 without data loss?

Microsoft offers a free upgrade for current Windows 7 and Windows 8.1/8 users to upgrade to Windows 10. When you upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, you can keep Windows settings, personal files such as your documents, pictures, and music, and most of the installed programs. Thus you can upgrade to Windows 10 without data loss.

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