Tag Archives: datarecovery

Why you’ll never see me buy a WD My Passport

Data recovery from encrypted disks is very hard. So, I guess you’ll all know, that using commercially available data recovery software you can often recover files. Even after files were deleted or otherwise lost. To protect yourself from this kind of spying you can use hard drive encryption. Disk encryption is a technology which protects information… Read More »




Using Reclaime Free RAID Recovery with iRecover

Reclaime Free RAID Recovery (www.freeraidrecovery.com) is a RAID recovery utility that detects parameters for broken RAIDs. Although it is free to use but additional steps are required when using it to recover data from a broken RAID. Once the parameters are detected you have to either: Write a copy of the RAID somewhere if all… Read More »




iRecover NAS Data Recovery (repost) – 25% discount

I was contacted by an iRecover user that was trying to do a NAS Data Recovery. It is clear to me from the start that he’s struggling a bit which I can fully understand as data recovery, and specially NAS data recovery can be quite complex. After all it is not something that most people… Read More »




MiniTool Power Data Recovery

Power Data Recovery is available in 3 editions, starting from $69: Personal, Commercial and Enterprise. I ‘reviewed’ Power Data Recovery before here. MiniTool Power Data Recovery is one of the few tools I tried that passes the ‘Data recovery from unknown disk‘ test! Based on that it is a highly recommended tool. Since I now have a… Read More »




Spinrite is not Data Recovery software

Although Spinrite does have it’s used, it is not data recovery software. Even if accidentally recovers your data.




iRecover Free Data Recovery explained

Use iRecover for free data recovery. The free iRecover download actually allows you to recover data without registering the software. Unlike other free data recovery software there is no limitations in file size or amount of data you can recover. When trying data recovery software, the ability to recover large files is actually something that… Read More »




DiskTuna DFR – Undelete for FAT, FAT32 and NTFS

DiskTuna DFR (Deleted File Recovery) is a so called undelete utility for Windows. No setup is required to reduce the chance of overwriting deleted files (portable). DiskTuna DFR is portable. Price is only EURO/USD 6.95. Fully functional shareware to undelete your files! This means you can share it with whomever you want. You can try the… Read More »




Data Recovery from unknown disk …

Data Recovery Software reviewed: iRecover, Recover My Files, Data Recovery Wizard and Wondershare Data Recovery. So … Found one of my old hard disks today and decided to see what’s on it. It appears empty. As soon as Windows sees the disk it prompts me initialize the disk. Disk Management shows the disk as unallocated.… Read More »




DIY Data Recovery

Vacation is over! I started a new series on DIY Data Recovery. In this series I will write about recovering lost data yourself, some times called ‘do it yourself’ (DIY) data recovery. I’ll try to cover: – Do’s and dont’s. – Different approaches to recovering data. – I’ll go over what you will need to… Read More »




Free digital photo recovery – really free!

iRecover digital photo or digital image recovery is free! Once you have downloaded and installed iRecover, you’re seven clicks from restoring your deleted or otherwise lost digital memories. First download iRecover and unzip to for example the desktop. If your camera or smart phone receives a drive letter in Windows once connected to the computer… Read More »