Data Recovery

Top 2 Ways to Recover Data from Crashed Windows 10

“My Windows 10 overheats and then crashed, after that I found all the data stored on my PC was disappeared and even my backup was not set. I suppose all the data from my system are erased forever. Are the files really gone forever? What could I do to get them back?”<

Several reasons can result in the computer crash, anything from simple program incompatibility to hardware issues. Then you might encounter the blue screen of Death or cannot boot up your PC any longer. Worse still, you may end up losing all the data stored on your computer. At this time, it becomes pretty urgent to restore files on crashed Windows 10 laptop or PC; In this article, we will share you two options if you're having the similar PC crash troubles in Windows 10.

Way 1: Recover Files from Damaged Windows 10 PC with Data Recovery WinPE

If you want to recover lost files after Windows 10 crashes but you cannot regain access to the crashed Windows 10 PC, what could you do? Here I suggest you the easiest way to recover your data in similar situations was to use Data Recovery WinPE help you enter your computer before recovery, which works for the most damaged or crashed Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista computer even you cannot access to your PC, it also offers you a simple solution to retrieve your lost data.

To get started, download and install Data Recovery WinPE on a workable Windows PC. And then launch this software.

Step 1: Insert a blank CD/DVD/USB flash drive to this computer, and choose your device. Click "Burn" button to start burning ISO image file to your device. Once the burning task is completed. You can boot up operating system with bootable USB flash drive.

burn iso image file

Step 2: Insert the burned device into the crashed computer, then use the arrow keys to select Boot tab and select Boot Device Priority and press Enter.

arrow key

Step 3: In Boot Device Priority, please choose 1st Boot Device to USB drive, and then press F10 to save settings. Now your computer will reboot and attempt to load the system burned in the media.

Step 4: After loading, you will see the interface of Data Recovery WinPE. Then select one partition or removable device and click " Scan" to proceed.

Step 5: Next, choose the file you want to recover and hit the "Recover" button to get them back.

Way 2: Restore Data from Crashed Windows 10 PC with Any Data Recovery

You can also boot up your crashed Windows 10 PC from safe mode and recover data after a Windows 10 computer crashes with Windows Data Recovery Pro, which is a powerfull Windows 8/7/vista/XP data recovery program that helps you recover photos, videos, audios, documents and other data from crashed Windows 10 hard disk. Here is the tutorial about how to recover your deleted files step by step.

Step 1: Right-click the Start menu and select Command Prompt (Admin). Select Yes in the User Account Control dialogue, if it appears. Command Prompt should now be open. Type (or copy/paste) the following command: bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy and press Enter.

command prompt

Step 2: Once you booted your Windows 10 PC, download and install Any Data Recovery.

Step 3: Launch the installed program on your computer, then select types of files from the interface and click on Next to proceed.


Step 4: Choose a location and press Scan to scan lost files.


Step 5: After the Quick Scan, you can preview the recoverable files by path, file type or the time when this file was created and click Recover. If the files you hope retrieve are not shown, please go to Deep Scan that will scan out more files.

deep scan

Step 6: Choose a location to save the recovered files. Please note that do not save the data to the place where your lost data used to locate in case that the recovered data get overwritten.

This is the end of recovering lost files when Windows 10 crashes. Please remember to recover data first no matter what situations you're stuck in. This will always be the best solution to avoid data loss.