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How to Recover Formatted Photos from Windows 8?


After iPad released its new iPad mini, Microsoft has officially released its all-new Windows system and Tablet PC - Windows 8 and Surface. With the all new system, users can experience lots of new functions like never other before. It is no doubt that Windows 8 system will push a computer operating system into a new stage, but it also takes lots of inconvenient for a people who have just upgraded to Windows 8.

Windows 8 has a great improvement compare to Windows 7, and it has changed lots of interface design. So if you're just a beginner, you may don't know how to begin. Under this situation, you may delete some precious photos from Windows 8 computers or format your disk due to wrong operation, then how to get back lost photos on Windows 8?

Many people will feel panic or anxious while the disaster is happening, but nothing is helpful for the data losing. So just calm down and find some effective way to restore formatted pictures from Windows 8 quickly. In this article, we will show you two high-powered Windows 8 Formatted Photo Recovery software to retrieve formatted or lost photos on Windows 8 completely. You can compare these two programs and decide which one is better according to your own needs.

- Part 1. How to get back lost or Formatted Photos from Windows 8 with Windows Optimizer

- Part 2. How to restore Windows 8 formatted pictures with Photo Recovery

Recover Windows 8 Formatted Photos with Windows Optimizer

Windows Optimizer is a multi-functional program, which enables users to get back important data, recover lost password, protect personal files, clone or partition disk, speed up computer, etc. with only one click. With this tool, you can deal with almost all computer problems effectively.

Key Features of this Windows 8 Formatted Photo Recovery

- Recover different kinds of deleted or formatted data from various disks, such as USB drive, external hard drive, mobile phone, digital camera, iPod, and other storage media.
- 360°PC health check with 1 click to scan and diagnose your computer and optimize & speed up PC performance.
- Find your Windows & Office product keys when you need to reinstall them, as well as passwords for your Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, etc. when you forget them.
- A complete disk management solutions for partition management, disk/partition cloning, disk/partition wipe, and more.
- Protect your privacy and ensure data security by creating personal safe place, erasing “footprints” on Windows and online, shredding or encrypting files.

Now, let's us to see how to recover formatted photos from Windows 8 with this powerful tool step by step.

Step 1. Launch the program and then go to Data Recovery area. Here you'll find a big icon "Data Recovery" on the center of the interface. Just click it to start scanning for files.

Step 2. After the scan, all files on your Windows 8 will be found. Just choose the files which you want to recover and save them on PC easily.

Retrieve Formatted or Lost Photos from Windows 8 with Photo Recovery

The second tool we mentioned here is a professional Photo Recovery software on the market. It can help users get back all lost photos, videos, and audio files from various disks easily. Undoubtedly, as a professional Photo Recovery, the performance of this software can hit all your points.

The whole process of recovering formatted photos from Windows 8 only have 3 simple steps.

Step 1. Run and directly click "Start" to begin Windows 8 formatted photo recovery.

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Step 2. When all the partitions on your hard drive are found and displayed, choose the one where your formatted photos were saved before and click "Scan" to find those formatted but didn't be overwritten photos.

Step 3. To recover photos, choose the "Photo" category and you can preview each of the photos before recovery. Mark those you want to recover and click "Recover", you can save them on your computer with one click.


There is two different Windows 8 Photo Recovery for your reference, which one does you like? In my opinion, if you only want to find a tool to get back lost photos, video or audio from Windows 8, then the professional Photo Recovery can meet all your demands. Otherwise, if you could like to have a multi-functional tool, which enables you not only to recover files, but also deal with all your PC problems, then the advanced Windows Optimizer will be the best option for you.


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