We live in a particular technological era where we are sufficiently computerized not to print more photos and documents preferring a digital data backup but, at least for many, not too confident of the many cloud services offered on the net by Google, Apple, Dropbox and many others and choosing so on simple external hard drives for storing sensitive and personal data such as photos, documents and videos.
Unfortunately, however, relying on external hard drives can also be an extremely risky operation because a simple system crash during copying, a mechanical failure or simply an incorrect deletion of a folder can mean the loss of your precious data. Fortunately there are several software that help to recover deleted or lost files from their hard drives and one of the best is definitely EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, subject of our in-depth test.
EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard
EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a PC and Mac software developed by EaseUS, a well-known American developer company founded in 2004 and established in the field of data recovery. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is available both in a completely Free Data Recovery Tool, fully functional and with only the limit set in a maximum recovery of 2 GB of data and in the PRO and PRO + WinPe versions that are characterized respectively for the possibility of unlimited recovery of data and an advanced support from the parent company and the possibility for the WinPe version to create a boot disk to perform data recovery even on operating systems that do not start anymore.
How does it work
Subject of our review the PRO version of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Windows PC that is characterized by an extremely clear, clean, easy to use and completely localized Italian user interface.
Once the application has been started, all the internal and external recognized Hard disks are shown. Once you have selected the disk for which you want to perform data recovery, the system will start a first quick search of the deleted files while, subsequently and in a completely automated way, begins a thorough search of the entire disc that will obviously require more time compared to the first but that presumably will offer an even higher number of possible files to be recovered.
You’ll find a screen
The screen initially offers a view divided by file type, showing graphic files such as images and photos, audio files, office documents and PDFs, videos, e-mails and other files. Furthermore, once the in-depth scan has been completed, the left side of the interface shows the entire folder structure as they were available before the deletion or loss of the files, so as to further simplify the search and recovery by the user.
How to recover deleted files
Once the hard disk is scanned, the restore operation will be extremely simple: it will be sufficient to select the folders or individual files to be recovered and press the “Recover” button. At this point it will be necessary to select a folder, on a hard disk different from the one being scanned, where to restore the files and the system will proceed to recovery.
We performed a recovery test on a damaged 25GB SSD and whose data was suddenly lost making the unit inaccessible from the Windows 10 operating system that requires formatting to allow it to be used again. Performing a thorough search, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro has recognized as many as 1022 files for a total weight of 1.70 GB. Of these data we tried to restore photos, videos and word and PDF documents and in all cases the recovery was successful with files actually restored correctly and perfectly visible on Windows 10.
For those who want to recover deleted files EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is definitely one of the best choices: it is a complete suite, professional but also incredibly simple to use.