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How to Recover Deleted/Lost Videos from Windows Computer

“I finished the editing work of my interview video last night. But I can’t find it anywhere on my PC this morning. The deadline is this weekend and it’s really important to me. I think I accidentally deleted it along with some useless videos on my computer. How to recover my deleted video from computer running Windows 10? Thanks in advance!”
Asked by Linn

The easiest way to find and recover deleted videos from Windows computer is to use Recycle Bin. Open it and find if the deleted videos are here. If yes, you can easily restore them to your computer. If not, read this article and learn how to recover permanently deleted videos from PC with Data Recovery software.

Another question is always being asked by people. Why is deleted video recovery possible? or Is it possible to recover permanently deleted videos from computer. The answer is definitely YES if the deleted videos are not overwritten by new data. So after losing videos on your computer, stop using it. If new data is written to your computer, it will overwrite the space where storing your deleted videos. You will lose your videos forever.

Data Recovery software can scan your computer and even external hard drive to find the deleted and lost data for you. You can find videos, photos, emails, music, audio files and other document files from your hard drive. You are allowed to preview them before recovering.

Step 1. Scan PC to Find Deleted Videos

Free download, install and run this Data Recovery on your computer. You need to notice that, please install this video recovery software on a different drive from the one you lose or delete the videos you want to recover.


On the main interface, you need to select what kinds of data/files you want to recover and where you want to recover the deleted/lost files from. It’s really easy to do that and then click “Scan” button on the lower part of the interface.

This recovery program will begin to give a quick scan of your computer and try to find the deleted videos for you. If it can find them, congratulations! You can recover them easily. If not, you can try the “Deep Scan” mode. This time, you can easily find the deleted videos on your PC. You can preview the videos easily before recovering.

Step 2. Recover Deleted Videos on PC

After scanning, this program will list all the deleted videos on your computer, you can find the videos you want to recover easily. Select all the videos you want to retrieve, click “Recover” button. This Videos Recovery program will recover them as soon as possible.

scan result

As you can see, it’s really easy to recover deleted or lost videos from your computer running on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP. Keep in mind that always backup your important data.