Tag Archives: iRecover

Free File Recovery and Undelete Software

I think it’s very normal for people to look for free solutions to problems. Most of us have a finite amount of money to spend, and money spent on necessary stuff can not be spent on fun stuff. And even if you’re not aware of free file recovery software, Google will suggest that instead of… Read More »

Undelete, File Recovery or Data Recovery Software. What is the difference?

For many, undelete, file recovery or data recovery software is all kind of the same thing. Even ‘professional’ reviewers use the terms loosely. And more often than not they tend to compare full blown data recovery software under review to other (free) software offering less options. Recuva from Piriform and also PhotoRec from CGsecurity are often used… Read More »

Can data be recovered using file recovery software if …

“Can data be recovered using file recovery software if ..” , or, “can I recover my data after ..” is the most common type of pre-sale question I get. In this article I focus on Windows file systems (FAT(32) and NTFS). Note: In this article we will assume the disk is physically intact: It spins up,… 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 »

Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free

Search Google for ‘free data recovery software’ and chances are that you will run into ‘Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free’. Why? The answer is two-fold. Easeus Data Recovery Wizard is a fairly good product. It is one of the few that passes our ‘data recovery from an unknown disk‘ test (see below block). Also, it… 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 »

FAT or NTFS partition shows as RAW – Repair a RAW disk

There are two ways to tackle the problem of a RAW partition: Extract data (file recovery) or repair the partition. Repairing a RAW partition is only possible in a limited number of cases using tools like DiskPatch. Safest approach is always to use file recovery software to copy data to another disk.

Formatierte Daten retten

Formatierte Daten retten. Wichtige Daten werden nach dem Formatieren verloren? Ist es möglich, Daten nach Formatierung wiederherzustellen? Although version 3 is quite old, the basic process is the same for current versions of iRecover. These videos may be a nice guide for German speaking users. If you need support you can reach me at DIYDataRecovery.nl or you can… Read More »

Data Recovery from unknown disk – background

In these articles, here, here and here, I test various diy data recovery software against an old disk I dug up. In this article I will dig a little deeper into this so we can analyze what’s the trouble with this disk. This article will get a bit technical but it follows very simple logic, so give… Read More »