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How to Recover Deleted Operating System in Windows 11/10?

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Mar 14, 2024 • Filed to: Recover Files • Proven solutions

When a computer system is used for regular work then it doesn't seem possible that the operating system could be deleted accidentally. However it is not impossible either. So there might be different situations with the users where they accidentally deleted their operating system. And after the system has already been deleted the user is not able to boot the system and access the hard drive files as well. Now to solve this troubling issue, you certainly need to recover your operating system which you can easily do by adopting one of the following methods. 

Solution 1: Recover Deleted Operating System Using Recoverit

Here firstly you are required to recover your deleted files which have also been deleted along with your operating system. And to recover these files, you can use the Wondershare Recoverit software. 

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Using Wondershare Recoverit to recover data from unbootable computers

For using ‘Recoverit’ software, you only need to follow the three quick steps:

Step 1: Select Your Location

Choose your Location from where you want to recover your files. Click on it to start the scanning process.

select the disk

Step 2: Scan Your Drive

Here scan your selected drive location. It will take a while which depends on the size of the drive.

start scanning

Step 3: Recover Your Files

Finally preview the files, and select the files that you want to recover. Click on the Recover button to download the files locally.

preview and download

Solution 2: Repair Boot Configuration Data

For doing this, simply follow the given steps:

  1. Turn on your PC along with installation media.
  2. Long press the Shift + F10.
  3. Run ‘Command Prompt’.
  4. Type ‘bootrec/fixmbr’ command and press the ‘Enter’ button.
  5. After this type the two consecutive commands and press enter after each:
    i) bootrec/fixboot
    ii) bootrec/rebuildbcd

And finally restart your computer.

Solution 3: Reinstall Windows 11/10 in another Partition

The final method is to reinstall your Windows 11/10 in another partition which you can easily do with the help of a recovery disk.

Here before using this method, you need to attach your bootable USB drive to your computer and start it again and follow the given steps:

  1. First of all wait for the windows so that it could finish loading the installation files.
  2. Now set the default language and other preference settings as well.
  3. Then press the ‘Next’ button.
  4. Now click on the ‘Install Now’ option.

setup windows

  1. After this, select the ‘I don’t have a product key’ option.
  2. Again press the ‘Next’ button.
  3. Now choose your Operating System.
  4. Further press the ‘Next’ button.
  5. Then finally tick the license terms and again tap on the ‘Next’ button.

After following all these given steps, here you need to choose the installation type of your windows 11/10 for which you need to pick ‘custom’.

The Bottom Line:

You might have accidentally deleted your operating system but the chances are it still exists somewhere in your computer. This means you still have the chance to recover your operating system for accessing your files back. And for this, you can adopt any of the solutions provided in this content but before that, you are required to recover your lost files which you can efficiently do by utilizing Wondershare Recoverit software. 

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Theo Lucia

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