Monthly Archives: January 2011
Diskinternals Office Recovery is designed specifically for office users in emergency. If you need to recover a host of office documents in a variety of formats, the tool can come extremely handy.
Office Recovery comes with the ability to undelete erased documents, extract files stored on damaged and inaccessible disks, and is able to repair corrupted and partial documents. The supplied version of DiskInternals proprietary signature search algorithm is limited to recovery of popular office formats such as DOC, XLS, RTF, and so on. Continue reading
Among the tools manufactured by DiskInternals, Music Recovery is one the most popular. Dedicated to recovering audio files in a variety of formats, Music Recovery offers ultimate simplicity and higher than average speed due to the use of a simplified version of signature search.
Basic features of Diskinternals Music Recovery are similar to other data recovery products, with the obvious limitation allowing to recover music exclusively.
Diskinternals Flash Recovery supports all types of storage devices including hard disks, removable drives, USB sticks and memory cards. exFAT, FAT, FAT32, NTFS, and HFS file systems are supported. The company’s proprietary signature search algorithm named PowerSearch is included. Signature-search algorithms in general allow detecting the location of supported types of files stored on badly damaged, repartitioned, formatted and inaccessible disks.
Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Professional Unlimited is not exactly a separate product. It’s Data Recovery Wizard Professional bundled with free lifetime upgrades and the permission to use the product on multiple computers within one company. Continue reading
In a word, the Professional edition does everything that the Standard edition can do, plus the recovery of Lunux partitions (EXT2/EXT3), RAID arrays and dynamic disks. Interestingly enough, the Free edition does exactly the same; only the Free edition is limited to recover a maximum of 1 GB of data. Continue reading
As has become common with modern data recovery tools, Easeus Data Recovery Wizard recovers information from all types of storage devices, e.g. hard disks, USB drives, memory cards, digital cameras, and so on. The Standard edition of Data Recovery Wizard supports a bunch of Windows file systems, including FAT, FAT32, and NTFS. Support for EXT2/EXT3 Linux file systems that’s available in Free and Pro editions is regrettably not available here. Support for RAID arrays and dynamic disks is also removed.
The Free edition of Easeus Data Recovery Wizard is a strong contender in the overcrowded data recovery market. Easeus Data Recovery Wizard boosts three different recovery modes: Deleted File Recovery, Complete Recovery, and Partition Recovery. The three modes behaved a bit differently in our lab, so it’s important to understand which one is which.
The tool can recover all types of deleted files, including files located on damaged and inaccessible storage media.
The company’s proprietary signature search algorithm named PowerSearch is included. Signature-search algorithms in general allow detecting the location of supported types of files stored on badly damaged, repartitioned, formatted and inaccessible disks.