Friday, August 29, 2008

Hard Disk Recovery | Data Recovery | Test Disk

hard disk recover data recoveryIf your having problem because one of your disk just becomes unbootable or you accidentally deleted a file in your recycle bin, and you want to get it back without paying for expensive data recovery software, your in luck there is a great opensource data recovery software for you, and its free, I have used this in the past I just thought I would like to share it with you since this is such a great tool, I was able to recover files from a damage Sd card and disk as well as fix a partition on one of my desktop computer with it.

TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery software, it is designed to help recover lost partitions, fix unbootable disk when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). which Testdisk can recover easily.
  • Fix partition table, recover deleted partition
  • Recover FAT32 boot sector from its backup
  • Rebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector
  • Fix FAT tables
  • Rebuild NTFS boot sector
  • Recover NTFS boot sector from its backup
  • Fix MFT using MFT mirror
  • Locate ext2/ext3 Backup SuperBlock
  • Undelete files from FAT filesystem
  • Copy files from deleted FAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3 partitions.
Personally I have only tried it on Windows, but TestDisk also run on many platform
  • DOS (either real or in a Windows 9x DOS-box),
  • Windows (NT4, 2000, XP, 2003), Vista
  • Linux,
  • FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
  • SunOS and
  • MacOS
Another great thing about TestDisk it provides you with the document and howto's on using it you can find the wiki and tutorials here and you can download TestDisk here.

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