We can try some basic steps and see if we can recover the pictures and the documents and if that fails, we can do a system restore on the computer to an earlier point before the recent Windows 10 update was made.
Method 1: Use File History to restore all the files that have been deleted.
- If your File History backup settings is enabled, we can easily restore your missing files using the File History backup.
- Do this, Press the Windows key + S and type in File History.
- Click Restore your files with File History.
- Use the left and right arrows to go through all the different versions of your folders and files arranged by date created/ saved or you can enter the name of document or the picture you are looking for in the search box.
- Select which file you want to restore it to its original location, and then select the Restore button.
Method 2: Do a system restore and restore it to an earlier point when the file was not deleted.
- Click on the Windows Logo and go to Settings
- On the Settings window, select Update & Security.
- On the left side of the window, Click Recovery and then under Advanced startup click on Restart.
- When the system restarts, you will enter the UEFI mode (blue colored screen)
- In the Advanced startup screen (UEFI mode), choose Troubleshoot from the list.
- Select Advanced Options and then click on System Restore.
- Select the date you want your computer to restore to and remember anything saved after the date selected for restore point will be deleted.
Method 3: There are suggestions and other people saying that they found the missing documents and pictures in a different sub-folder and the files are not deleted. You can go through all the folders and subfolders in This PC to recover the missing files