Tag Archives: datarecovery

Professionals use ReclaiMe to recover NAS data

A 5 star review from an IT pro is always good news. The fact that the reviewer compared ReclaiMe Ultimate to competing products  even adds value. Better than the rest, easier than the rest “I have tried with many other Data recovery software such as UFS Explorer, DiskInternals, Captain Nemo, none of them mange to… Read More »

Asking data recovery advice in community forums, is not without risk.

Online Community Support Forums and data recovery advice I like helping people when it comes to disk and data loss related problems. A few decades ago I was a frequent visitor and contributor of hard disk related Usenet newsgroups, for example “comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage”. And more recently I decided to spent a little time on this hobby… Read More »

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

Data recovery from encrypted disks is very hard. Numerous data recovery software developers set up honey pots to draw Google search traffic of people looking for software to recover data from WD My Passport drives. Which is kind of dishonest I think. So, I guess you’ll all know, that using commercially available data recovery software… 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, 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 RAID’s… Read More »

iRecover NAS Data Recovery – 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 »

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 »