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How to Recover Lost Data Remotely With RDM, Quick Assist, Team Viewer

These days, such service as online data recovery is becoming more and more popular and relevant. Talking of remote work (so relevant in these troubled times), the latest Windows operating system contains a few built-in features to assist you in setting up remote control for another user’s PC. This way, you can help your friends or relatives solve various problems they may have with their computers, including those that involve data recovery. However, establishing remote access to somebody else’s computer is not enough: you also need a specialized tool to actually bring the lost data back.

How to Recover Lost Data Remotely With RDM, Quick Assist, Team Viewer

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How to configure remote access

The first step you take is to access the remote computer. For this purpose, you need to make some changes to its system settings.

Step 1. Open the Start menu – Windows System – Control Panel. Otherwise, just type “Control Panel” in the search field.

Start

Step 2. Look for System

System

Step 3. Open Advanced system settings and switch to the tab Remote. Check the boxes for Allow Remote Assistance connections to this computer and Allow remote connections to this computer, then click Apply and OK.

System

Step 4.On the computer, from which you are going to access the remote PC, click the Start menu button by choosing Windows Accessories and then Remote Desktop Connection.

Start

Step 5.Enter the IP address of the remote PC, give the user name, password, and click Connect to get connected.

Connection to remote desktop

Step 6. Type the password and click OK.

Now the remote connection is ready to work.

Remote connection with Microsoft Quick Assist

One more method to set up a remote connection is by using a special utility, Microsoft Quick Assist. This is one of the easiest ways to establish remote access over the Internet.

It involves a built-in application that can be found in any version of Windows 10.

To start working, you need to run this app on both computers.

Step 1.Here is how you do it: click on the Start button – Windows Accessories – Quick Assist, or just type “Quick Assist” in the search field.

Start

Step 2. On your PC, click Assist another person

Assist another person

Step 3. Sign in to your Microsoft account.

Microsoft accountMicrosoft account

This last step (sign-in) is not required for the person operating the remote PC.

After that you will get a security code which is only valid for 10 minutes.

Assist another person

Step 4. Type this code on the remote PC and click Share screen.

Assist another person

Remember to do it right after the code was received, because it expires in 10 minutes.

Step 5. Choose a sharing option.

Assist another person

Step 6. After the code is entered, confirm the request for assistance by clicking Allow.

Assist another person

Now the remote connection is ready to work.

Assist another person

Remote access with TeamViewer

Also, there are third-party tools over there to help you establish a remote connection between computers.

One of the most popular utilities is TeamViewer. To start working, download the installation file from the official website.

http://www.teamviewer.com/

You don’t need to install the program. For one-time use, it’s more convenient to choose the option Run only.TeamViewer

However, it’s better to install the program if you are planning to use it regularly.

TeamViewer

When the program starts, here’s the window you will see. Enter Partner ID

TeamViewer

Type the password and click Log on.

TeamViewer

The ID and password are shown in the program’s window on the remote computer.

TeamViewerTeamViewer

If your Internet is all right, the connection will be established within 10 to 30 seconds, and you’ll be able to start recovering the lost data.

Recover deleted data over the Internet

For recovering lost information, we recommend our product, Hetman Partition Recovery.

It will scan the hard disk or external storage device, find the lost data and help you recover it in a simple and efficient way.

Step 1. Download, install and run the program. Open the disk where the lost information was stored.

Hetman Partition Recovery

Remember to immediately stop using the hard disk where the important information used to be stored; do not install any programs or write anything there. Also, we don’t recommend reinstalling the operating system, because it can overwrite the data and it will be lost beyond recovery.

Step 2. In the Drive Manager, select the disk, right-click on it and choose Open.

Hetman Partition Recovery

Step 3. At first, try Fast scan – it will take less time.

Hetman Partition Recovery

Step 4. If the fast scan doesn’t help to find the deleted data, then go for Full analysis.

Hetman Partition Recovery

The file recovery wizard will scan the selected volume immediately and display the scan results in the right side of the program’s window.

Step 5. When the scan is over, all you need to do is to select the deleted files you want to restore and then click the Recovery button.

Hetman Partition Recovery

Step 6. Specify where to save the data and click Recovery again.

Hetman Partition RecoveryHetman Partition Recovery

Also, this program can create a disk image and the conduct all recovery operations with this image which increases your chances to restore the deleted information successfully, because multiple rounds of scanning may result in data overwriting.

Hetman Partition Recovery

Hetman Partition Recovery can be used in the following cases:

  • To recover files lost after removing or formatting partitions, after disk repartitioning, system errors, virus attacks and other scenarios that involve loss of data.
  • To recover data from internal and external hard disks, USB storage devices, SD memory cards, cameras and other devices used to store information.
  • and to recover lost photos, videos, music, documents and other file types.

Summing up, here is how you can connect to a remote computer over the Internet and help your friends or relatives recover data in a few easy steps.

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