Data recovery

Losing your files and information can be detrimental, and can cost companies and individuals loads of money. Data recovery programs are excellent at resolving this issue, and we’ll show you which are the best ones while covering the latest news.

Lost Files on Mac External Drive? Here’s How to Recover Them

Data loss from Mac external drives is a common and often frustrating experience. Whether it’s due to accidental deletion, formatting errors, drive corruption, or system crashes, losing valuable documents can disrupt your […]

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WinfrGUI: easy to use Windows file recovery application

WinfrGUI is a free program to recover files on Windows PCs. The program is easy to use and runs under Windows 10 and 11 only at the time of writing. The file […]

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Repair PDF Documents with PDF Fixer

PDF Fixer is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices designed to repair PDF documents that are corrupt and cannot be opened anymore in PDF viewers. Having to deal with PDF […]


R-Undelete Home: recover deleted files on Windows

R-Undelete Home is a free file recovery software for Microsoft Windows devices that can recover files from FAT partitions only (limited to 64 Kilobyte or smaller files on NTFS). The Home version […]


SeqBox and BlockHashLoc file recovery tools

SeqBox and BlockHashLoc are two file recovery tools designed to help recover files if the file system of a storage device is not accessible anymore. Files may become inaccessible in a number […]

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Mac Data Recovery Software Disk Drill ported to Windows

There is certainly no shortage of data recovery programs for the Windows operating system but if a popular program from another platform gets ported, it is worth taking a closer look. The […]


Multipar: create par recovery files or repair damaged archives

I wrote a Par2 files guide back in 2007 detailing how you could repair damaged or corrupt archives using these parity files. Back then, I used the excellent QuickPar for all restorations.  […]

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Recuva 1.46 update brings improvements across the board

Data recovery software can come in handy in several situations, most notably when you deleted files permanently on your system or when a third party software or even a virus did so. […]

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Recuva 1.45.858 update brings support for 3TB drives

The data recovery software Recuva is a popular program amongst users who need to restore files and folders that have been deleted on a Windows system. Today's update to version 1.45.858 introduces […]

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System Rescue CD, Windows Repair and Recovery Tool Collection

Windows users have several options at hand when their system does not boot anymore. They can try to boot into Safe Mode, use System Restore to recovery the system to a previous […]

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FreeRecover Is An Open Source Data Recovery Software

Files that get deleted in the Windows operating system are not deleted right away, as they are first moved to the operating system's recycle bin. You can configure the recycle bin to […]

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Reset and Refresh Windows 8 PCs

Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system will ship with two new recovery modes called Reset and Refresh that users and administrators can use to reset the computer to factory state or to refresh […]


Eraser Has Stopped Working, Fix Inside

For a while now I received an error message whenever I tried to run the file deletion software Eraser. Eraser, which I reviewed in 2005 for the first time here on Ghacks […]

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CD, DVD, Blu-Ray Recovery Software

I still have CDs lying around that I have created more than ten years ago. Some of them are still working fine while others have unreadable sectors or files. I'm not sure […]

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Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Review

Easeus Data Recovery Wizard is a recovery software for Windows that supports file, partition and complete recoveries of data. The software is provided as a free limited version and a commercial professional […]


Moo0 FileShredder, Delete Files Securely To Make Them Unrecoverable

Files are still recoverable after they have been deleted in the Windows operating system. They are moved first to the Windows Recycle Bin where they are recoverable for as long as they […]

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iCare Data Recovery Software Giveaway

ICare Data Recovery Software is a file and partition recovery software for the Windows operating system. The program retails for $69.95 but is currently freely available for everyone visiting the promotion page. […]


PhotoRec File Recovery Software

PhotoRec is a file recovery software for various operating systems including Microsoft Windows but also Linux and Mac OS X. The free program ships with Testdisk, a well known program for recovering […]


NTFSWalker, Explore And Recover Data On NTFS Partitions

NTFSWalker is a free tool for the Windows operating system that can be used to explore and recover data on NTFS partitions. The program can display data of connected partitions, or do […]


CD DVD Data Recovery Software Overview

Blank CDs and DVDs have been around for quite some time now and their limited life span means that many users will eventually run into accessibility problems. With age come problems to […]

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File Recovery Software Roadkil's Unstoppable Copier 5 Released

Many computer users eventually come in the situation that they encounter damaged or corrupt files on their hard drives, other storage devices, CDs or DVDs. The possibilities increase with the age of […]

Copy partitions on your system with Partimage

Partimage is a unique open source rescue tool in that it can be used as an installed application or as a stand alone rescue tool with SystemRescueCD. So if whether your system […]

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Disc Recovery Software Isobuster

Disc Recovery software can be the last resort if data on a CD, DVD, Blu-Ray or other disc format becomes unreadable. The first step in the recovery is always to look at […]

Disk Wipe Software Prevent Restore

Prevent Restore is a program for Microsoft Windows devices that provides you with the means to delete files permanently so that they cannot be restored anymore. Making sure that files cannot be […]

Create a bootable CD of PloP Linux

PloP Linux is one of those small in size but large in features Live distributions that could, at some point, save your skin. It offers tons of tools to help you out […]

MultiStage Recovery 4.1 Review

MultiStage Recovery is a commercial file recovery software that supports most digital storage devices such as hard drives, flash drives and data cards provided that they are formatted with a Windows file […]

Data Recovery Wizard Review

Data Recovery Wizard is a free and commercial file recovery and partition recovery program for the Windows operating system. Computer users should have at least one data recovery software at hand in […]

iCare Data Recovery Review

ICare Data Recovery is a free and commercial recovery program for the Windows operating system that you can use to recovery files or entire partitions. If you have every accidentally lost data […]

Christmas Giveaway Recover My Files

Recover My Files is a commercial data recovery software for Microsoft's Windows operating system to restore deleted files. There are basically two options when you are dealing with data loss: the first […]

Windows 7 System Recovery Disc

A Windows 7 System Recovery Disc is a bootable disc that contains tools to recovery and fix problems that have been encountered in the Windows 7 operating system. It can for instance […]

Recover Deleted Files With Glary Undelete

Restoring deleted files does not necessarily have to be a complex task that only specialized companies offer. The restoration chance depends on the time that has passed between the deletion and the […]

CD Data Recovery Tools Overview

Experienced PC users who have been working with computers for ten years or more will eventually run into partially unreadable CDs or DVDs that they have created in the beginning days of […]

Recover Deleted Files With DiskDigger

DiskDigger is a data recovery software that can be used to recover deleted files that have been accidentally deleted. The software concentrates on the recovery of the three file types images, documents […]

Forensic Data Recovery Software

Forensic data recovery software is different from common data recovery tools as its main purpose is the recovery of information rather than files. This can obviously be the same when trying to […]

Hard Drive Data Retrieval

Update: Disk Investigator has not been updated in recent time. It is only compatible with XP and previous versions of Windows and not usable on later versions of the operating system. A […]

Windows Registry Recovery

Windows Registry Recovery is a software program that has been designed to recover data after a computer crash. It was designed to extract data from the Registry hives of a crashed system […]

Data Recovery Tools: Encopy

Data recovery tools provide means of recovering data that is not readable anymore. While companies should probably hire data recovery specialists to recover the data home users might want to try free […]

DVD Data Recovery Software

The first step of making sure that important files are safe is to create backups regularly. This can be done with most Windows backup software programs and other operating systems provide means […]

Recover Deleted Files

Windows does not have a shortage of file recovery tools. Some of the ones mentioned previously are Recuva, Undelete My Files and Smart Data Recovery Enterprise. The newest contender in the ring […]

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Smart Data Recovery Enterprise

Smart Data Recovery Enterprise is despite the Enterprise part of the name a free product that can recover data remotely over a network. Enterprise hints at the primary application for the data […]



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