Tag Archives: datarecovery

NAS Data Recovery Software, ReclaiMe and UFS Explorer

With Network Attached Storage or NAS for short becoming more popular, the demand for quality DIY solutions for NAS data recovery software increases. I will introduce two of those, and will expand the article in the future with other solutions I come across. Common steps to recover data from a NAS Steps: Disassemble the NAS and… Read More »

NAS Data Recovery Software

Easy to use NAS data recovery software – ReclaiMe Ultimate NAS data recovery can be quite a challenge but is doable. As modern NAS devices typically use multiple disks in a RAID layout, the recovery is complex and multiple disks need to be analysed at the same time. Most NAS devices are Linux based so… Read More »

Ontrack EasyRecovery is made by Stellar Data Recovery

Noticed this week that a new version of Ontrack EasyRecovery is available. As I have looked at this software in the past I decided to check it out. EasyRecovery isn’t EasyRecovery. Ontrack has a history of out sourcing it’s DIY Data Recovery software development. It’s initial software was called Tiramisu which was developed by the German… Read More »

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

EDIT august 2019: Look at the number of issues with locked external WD disks. If  your enclosure ever breaks, you’ll lose all data on the disk. With a non encrypted disk you’d just open enclosure and move the disk to a new enclosure and all would be okay. NOT with those encrypting WD external drives.… 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

Notice: As iRecover is no longer available I’m afraid you will need to look for an alternative. In this article there are some suggestions for NAS Data Recovery Software: https://www.disktuna.com/nas-data-recovery-software/ 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… 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 »