Tenorshare 4DDiG Windows Data Recovery is an outstanding Windows data recovery tool which could rescue you from desperate data loss situations, no matter if it is accidental deletion, emptied recycle bin, crashed system, malware infection. Tenorshare 4DDig makes it possible.
Part 1: 4DDiG Introduction
In order to meet the requirements of different users and scenarios, 4DDiG has designed 4 different versions. Before proceed, make sure you download the suitable version from the product page. And now let's explain the differences below:
- Free/Standard Version
- Professional Version
- Premium Version
- Recover deleted files like photos, videos, documents
- Recover data from formatted drive
- Recover data from BitLocker Encrypted Drive
- Recover data from Lost Partition
- Recover data from crashed system
- Recover data from CD, DVD, HDDVD
- Smart Hard Drive Monitor and Clone HDD
- Repair Corrupted Videos
- Repair Corrupted Photos
Note: Free version can only recover up to 100MB while other 3 versions can recover unlimited data.
Now let's have a look at the differences on the software interface.
Professional version: When you use this version, you will see an extra tool from the “More Tools”-Create Recovery Drive. Moreover, there is another feature Connected Drives-Recover Data from Lost Partition apart from Location Disk.
Premium Version: For this version, you will see 3 extra tools from the “More Tools”-Create Recovery Drive, Repair Video, and Repair Photo. And recover data from lost partition or create disk image for recovery.
Part 2: Recover Lost Data from Windows Computer
Then, come to the crucial part, how to recover my lost files on Windows? Here we will give you specific guideline to recover data from Windows.
Watch video: How to Use 4DDiG for Windows Data Recovery
After you installed the suitable version, you will come to the main interface below, which displays data types like All Data, Documents, Folders & Emails, and Multiple Files. You can choose any data type you would like to recover.
After choosing the file type, you need to recover from one of the locations showing below. There are common locations and connected drives, just pick one to initiate the recovery process now.
Then, Tenorshare 4DDiG begins to scan the location you selected and there is a progress bar showing how much has been accomplished. And you can preview the files at the same time. Of course, you can stop the progress anytime.
Next, you can see the scanning result, which shows how many files have been found successfully. If you are unable to find the lost data you want, you can click “Deep Scan” at the bottom of the interface to restore deleted files, which could possibly take a long time.
Now, you can check the category by File Type, Tree View or Deleted List on the left pane of the interface. And the detailed info will be listed on the right pane. Choose one file from the right pane and double click to preview the data, then click “Recover” .
And then you can tick the files you want to a destination on your computer to save the recovered data, then click “Start Saving”.
Note: The save path cannot be the same as its original path, or this operation is invalid.
Next, there will be a notification popping up on the screen and demonstrates how much data has been recovered successfully.
Note: If you’re using the free version, there would be a reminder saying that some files cannot be recovered because the file size excesses 25 MB. Therefore, you need to upgrade to Standard, Professional or Premium version to meet your needs.
Part 3: Recover Data from Lost Partition
Tenorshare 4DDiG distinguishes itself with unique features. If you have upgraded Tenorshare 4DDiG free/standard version to professional version and premium version, then you can fully take advantage of it to recover data from Windows using disk image. Here, we’ll give you detailed info about how to do:
Firstly, you need to download pro or premium version of Tenorshare 4DDiG-Windows Data Recovery. When you come to the main interface, choose “All Data” under “Everything”, then choose a location to recover, just click “Can’t Find Location” to recover data from lost partition.
Then you will see all physical drives showing in the software interface below：
Click “Search” on the right corner of the bottom to find partitions on your computer. It will take some minutes to search the existing partitions.
After a while, a notification will appear on the screen to alert you the search progress is complete. If you do not find the partition you are looking for then you can use deep scan option to search the lost partition.
After the search procedure is accomplished, just select any one of volume to scan.
According to the partition size, scanning time will be different. Usually, it will take several minutes to notify the scanning results with amount of found files.
Congratulations! You come to the last step to recover lost/deleted data. You can switch to File Type, Tree View or Deleted List on the top of left corner. And double check the file on the right pane to preview.
And tick the file(s) you want to recover, hit “Recover” button and select a path to save it/them to the source location.
After you have recovered, then navigate to the source destination to view.
Part 4: Recover Data from Crashed Computer
Tenorshare 4DDiG distinguishes itself with unique features. If you have upgraded Tenorshare 4DDiG free/standard version to professional version and premium version, then you can fully take advantage of it to recover data from crashed Windows computer using disk image. Here, we’ll give you detailed info about how to do:
First, if your computer is unable to turn on and got black screen, you will need another working computer. If you have already created a disk image, just follow the steps below.
Firstly, you need to upgrade you current soft version to professional or premium version of Tenorshare 4DDiG, then select “All Data”, next choose “Recover from Disk Image” from Other Locations, which means you need to create or use a existed disk image to help you achieve data recovery.
The subsequent step is exhibited below with 2 options. If there is no extra image disk on your computer, then you can hit “Create Image”. Generally speaking, we choose “Create Image” if you firstly use this function.
Then, all locations are shown on the interface and you can pick any one of them to image. Note: Please make sure there is enough space on your computer and don’t save the copied image to the source destination.
Now, you will see the progress of imaging disk, which takes a while based on the size of original disk. Then, the screen pops up a message saying “Image Created Successfully” with the Image Disk name and size.
After you have created the disk image successfully, then hit the button at the bottom of the right corner to start the scanning process. And the soft begins to find recoverable files from image disk.
No less than 10 minutes, the scanning is finished with a notification, which shows how many files have been found and how much data can be recovered. Note: If you still cannot find the data you’re looking for, please click “Deep Scan” at the bottom of interface.
Then, you are able to check any scanned results on the left pane, and double click on the right pane to preview what has been found exactly.
Pick the one you want to recover and hit the “Recover” button at the bottom of right corner. Afterwards, select a save path to restore.