Tag Archives: iRecover

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 »




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. Also, it appears they are… 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 »




DIY DataRecovery.nl iRecover

iRecover is DIY DataRecovery.nl’s flagship product. The official current version can be downloaded here – 32 bit – Setup file. A newer version (no setup) can be downloaded here – 32/64 bit – Self extracting archive. iRecover can be purchased from DIY DataRecovery.nl ($59) or here with a 25% discount (opens new window to secured site).… Read More »




FAT or NTFS partition shows as RAW file system

I recently did a post on ‘file system recovery’ vs. ‘RAW recovery’. It resulted in some questions of people inquiring about data recovery of RAW partitions. Now, ‘RAW recovery’ is something else than recovery of data from a RAW partition. I will try to explain what a RAW partition, or RAW file system is and… Read More »




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 »




DIY Data Recovery from unknown disk … (2)

This article is a continuation of the article ‘Data Recovery from unknown disk‘ in which I examine a corrupt hard disk and try to find out what various DIY Data Recovery tools can recover from the disk. Last updated: 19 Oct 2016 – MiniTool Power Data Recovery In queue are: In short: The disk appears to be… 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 »