How to Recover My Photos after Factory Reset on Windows 10?

Performing factory reset on your Windows computer without taking a backup will lead to loss of vital pictures and media stored on the system disk. Now only My Photo Recovery software can help you in extracting the permanently deleted photos from the Windows 10 hard drive. This tool also lets you evaluate the recovery results even whilst you run the trial version of the software. Download and try now for free!!!

“I upgraded my Windows 8 system to Windows 10 by keeping all the vital photos and other files in local disk D:. Preceding with the reset process I selected, ‘Remove everything and Reinstall Windows’ option thinking that only local disk C drive will be formatted upon OS reinstall. But after completion of the process, the system booted a new OS. However, I was upset to see that there was only one partition on my system after system restore. D drive has completely disappeared. Can anyone know how to recover my photos after factory reset on Windows 10?”

Carrying out a factory reset on the Windows system unless you have maintained backup of vital photos and other valuable files will lead to severe data loss. The files saved on the hard disk will be erased and there is no manual way to recover them. If you are facing such a photo loss issue then straightaway opt the Recover My Photo software to reviver photos after factory reset on Windows 10. Before restoring photos let's go through situations that make you reset the factory settings on your Windows 10 PC-

  • To remove unwanted apps if the system is working slow
  • Restore system to a state where it looks like it just got out of box
  • Clear unnecessary settings on the system
  • To overcome network related issues or to restore the system from hardware/software conflicts
  • Get rid of bad sectors on the system hard drive
  • To remove personal info from the hard drive before selling it, the factory reset is done

The best way to restore photos after factory reset

Recover My Photo is the proficient tool for retrieving files after a factory reset, formatting, reinstallation, etc. This software is built using the advanced algorithm which scans your entire Windows system hard disk and retrieves all the data from it. It identifies all types of image files using their unique file signatures.

Features of the Recover My Photo software

  • This software is capable of recovering photos after factory reset on Windows 10 as well as on various versions of Windows system such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003, etc.
  • It can be used to extract system drive after system restore and also Windows reinstallation
  • Assures no modifications to the original files
  • Returns files along with their filename, size, creation date, and modified date
  • It supports recovery of data from various storage devices such as USB drive, SSD, memory card, memory stick, external hard drive, iPods, and so on
  • Supports a wide range of photo file formats such as JPG, JPEG, TIFF, GIF, PNG, etc. along with RAW image formats such as NEF, CR2, NEF, CR2, CRW, DNG, RAF, KDC, etc.
  • This program also supports recovery of videos, audio and text files with ease
  • Using this software, you can also restore photos after Windows re-installation, emptying Recycle Bin, hard drive after format, and other data loss scenarios
  • With the help of this software, you can recover data from various brands of memory cards such as Lexar, SanDisk, Kingston, Sony, etc.
  • Facilitates a Preview option that lets you can confirm the recovered data before saving
  • The tool can also be availed in a demo version

Procedure to recover photos after Windows 10 factory reset

Step 1: Run the Recover My Photo software on your computer.

Step 2: Choose the Recover Photos option from the main screen.

Step 3: Browse the hard drive partition that is to be scanned for photos. Click on the Scan button.

Main Window

Fig A: Main Window

Step 4: The tool performs the photo recovery from the drive that was factory reset.

Scanning in Progress

Fig B: Scanning in Progress

Step 5: Check for the regained photos under Data View and File Type View panes.

List of Restored Files

Fig C: List of Restored Files

Step 6: Right-click on the file items in the list to preview. Then continue to mark the files that you like to save.

Preview Recovered Files

Fig D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 7: After marking the essential files and folders for restoration, you need to pick the destination folder to save the files recovered from the Windows 10 hard drive.

Saving Recovered Recycle Bin Data

Fig E: Save the Recovered Data

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