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How to Recover Deleted Word Documents from USB Flash Drive

How can I recover deleted Word documents from the USB flash drive on Windows 10? I accidentally deleted my Word file that I was working on, how can I get them back ASAP?


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Jack Ye · Answered on Mar 4, 2024

The most recommended way to recover deleted Word documents from USB flash drive is to utilize file recovery software. Panda Data Recovery Wizard may be the best solution for you.

Here is how you can use Panda Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted files from a USB flash drive:

Step 1. Connect your USB drive to your computer first. Download and launch the Panda Data Recovery Wizard and choose the USB drive. Click "Scan" to start.

Step 2. When the scanning process is over, you need to find your files. You can use the Filter feature to locate where your Word documents are. 

Step 3. You can first click "Preview" to check if you have chosen the right Word documents you need to recover. Now, you can click "Recover" to restore them. You need to save them to a safer location.

Note: Remember not to unplug your USB drive before the recovery process.

You can also recover deleted files from the previous version like this:

  • Press the Windows + E keys to open Windows File Explorer.
  • Click "This PC" and find your USB flash drive. Now, select "Properties" from the context menu.
  • Click on the tab "Previous Versions". Choose a previous version and click "Restore".

You can now see your deleted files in the previous version. But this method really takes time and requires basic knowledge. If you want to recover your Word documents ASAP, you can use Panda Data Recovery Wizard for help.

Use Panda Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted or lost files easily and quickly.

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