Questions tagged [data-recovery]

Software that recovers or regains control of lost data (or interacts with other software doing so).

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Ransomware attack solution

I need help, regarding a ransomware attack that happened on my database server. the hacker deleted my database from the server and asked for bitcoin in return. Will I get my Db back after paying him ...
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Recover Unallocated Drive after creating installation media accidentally

Using this Create Windows 10 installation media I accidentally created the installation media on my 5TB external drive and now all of my files are in the unallocated portion of my drive. Do you have ...
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Automatic recognizing of the proprietary files type

I would like have sw/utility/library, what is able to recognize file structures of uknown (proprietary or not so usual) file types. So I have bunch of files of some proprietary file type (some ...
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Data recovery software able to use healthy samples

Please, does exist this kind of files recovery software? Actualy I would need: the software which will search 1TB ISO (the copy of the bad 1TB external NTFS harddrive). And will recover the files. ...
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Any tool available for free that could recover data from a hard disk in windows?

The question is pretty much self-explanatory. I'm trying to recover data in Windows 8.1 pro. I downloaded and installed Disk Drill. The software worked perfect but the issue is it only provides a ...
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Best file shredding/Recovery

Trying to make some files I had in a VM unrecoverable, I ran CCleaner in the VM and deleted everything I can from the inside, deleted the VM. And then I found out OneDrive had them, deleted it from ...
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Recovering data from RAW image of a dying hard disk

My 1TB Seagate hard disk stopped working few days ago. I was trying to backup the data as much as possible. But after copying nearly 100GB, the NTFS drives become RAW drives. I tried many software (...
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Recover a deleted text file

A longer text file was overwritten with a shorter one with the same name. I need to restore the previous longer version. The file system is NTFS. Almost nothing was neither written nor removed from ...
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Manually recover data from formatted FAT32 image

I've got a formatted FAT32 memory card. It contains JPEG photos. I know this because I wrote a little tool to recover them, and managed to get files around 14000 to 17000 bytes in size that pcmanfm ...
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Files recovery software with auto-adaptation and auto-learning

Please, exists this kind of files recovery software? Actualy I am looking for the software which will search 1TB ISO and recover files. The ISO is copy from bad 1TB external NTFS harddrive. In main, ...
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Files recovered but won't open

Let's get straight to the point, long story short: I opened my pc and a pop up asked if I wanted to delete directly a folder and all its files as it was too big for the trash. I clicked "No" but it ...
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Software for .RAR or archive file recovery?

To save space, I packed personal files into .rar archive files with encrypted file names and a password – like this: I wanted to keep the contents within them obscure by renaming those .rar files and ...
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Software to restore data from a fillable PDF

I recently restored PDF files from a corrupted USB drive using Disk Drill on Mac OS X. However, none of the filled-in field data came along for the ride. When I view the restored files, all the fields ...
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Free Software for Data Restore

I have a Seagate 1TB HDD. I had around 250G of data on it. While trying to format USB drive using Command Line, I typed that wrong Port. Instead of the USB, the HDD got formatted. I have checked ...
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High-accuracy digit OCR from a mobile screen shot

Question Is there an OCR solution that would run natively on a recent iPhone with better accuracy than Tesseract? It need only recognize enough to recover dollar amounts. Objective To scrape a ...
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Recovering files from ISO file on Ubuntu 16

I'm trying to recover a damaged data CD. I followed the example dd if=/dev/sr0 of=image.iso bs=2048 conv=noerror,notrunc iflag=nonblock on this link http://hyperlogos.org/page/Recovering-damaged-...
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Program to bulk handle files with invalid filenames in Windows

I used Photorec to recover the data from an external HDD that had been partially formatted for a minute or so. The data recovery was successful, but also included over 1000 files that had been ...
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Rename thousands of pictures using their EXIF date

I know that every picture should contain some sort of information = EXIF, what interests me is datetime, as I have now 20 000 pictures on disk unsorted, recovered from lost partition. Example of ...
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Recover information from android recorded 3gpp audio file

So i made 5 audio records, all of them seems to have infotmation because they have size betwen 100Mb-150Mb, the problem is that some metadata was deleded, like lenght, bit rate, audio sample rate, etc ...
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What is the best software for low level recovery ext3/ext4 that you may recommend after mistakenly GPT initiation?

People I am looking for elegant and safe solution for situation like below: You have USB HDD formatted as ext3/ext4 (~2TB) You plugged in this disk to computer with Windows and by mistake do '...
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Recover files from deleted partitions [duplicate]

I was trying to install a new Windows version in one of my computers. When I ran the instalation software, I deleted all the partitions there, so I can install Windows in all the disk. Later I ...
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File carving software for Windows or Linux (pref windows). Need to rescue SMS from an Android userdata partition

I lost some text messages, so I make a dd .img file of the userdata partition on my Android phone. Does anyone know of file carving software in Windows or Linux that can handle an .img file of this ...
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Tool to “average” a good copy of a file from several copies of the same data that contain sparse random errors

I have in my hands a handful of cases from different scenarios where I copied some data to my PC through a transmission path with no built-in error detection or correction. I have or can make more ...
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Free software to recover files from corrupted partition

I have a 2 TB FAT32 USB drive that had the partition table corrupted during a power outage. Using File Scavenger I was able to see all the lost files, but the trial version only allows me to actually ...
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Hex editor or fixer for corrupted files

Recently I recover my .php and .txt files but they are corrupted , after some researches I found they corrupted because the header is damaged . I research again and found Hexed.it when I upload the ....
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Software to recover data from an Android device that will not boot

Is there any software, for any operating system, that allows you to recover data from an Android device that will not boot? The device will turn on, but will not get past the initial boot screen. It ...
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CLI Based Backup Solution

I can make a simple script that performs most of what I require, but I'd like to see if there is a solution already created out to accomplish what I desire. Essentially, at present, there is a ...
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Gratis: recover MFT of a NTFS partition in place on a 6 TB drive

I have a 6 TB external NTFS drive which suddenly appears unformatted. I imagine that the Master File Table got messed up. Is there any gratis tool which will repair it in-place? Windows or Linux
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Any way to recover data mobile

Last time i installed to my mobile LG G3 new SW after installation complete i lost all my data (picture's, video, app ). Now i need to get all data . Could anyone advice me any program to recover ...
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In place recovery of 6 TB external hard drive (repair File Allocation Table)

I have a 6 TB external hard drive which suddenly does not show up in the Windows Explorer (so, I can't run Chkdsk on it). Disk Manager doesn't give me many options, other than to format. I could run ...
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Data recovery of 5.25" floppy disks using bootable GNU/Linux distros?

When attempting to recover data from old floppy disks (5.25" in this case), it may contain a lot of bad sectors and have other issues. Tools such as ddrescue make it more likely to be able to recover ...
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Need software to recover a NTFS partition from drive with corrupted partition table

I have a 4tb drive which had a formatted NTFS 3.9tb partition and several small partitions. The GUID Partition Table (GPT) main and backup partition tables were then re-written so the partitions were '...
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Experience with database repair tools for mdf files?

I've got a HDD which is encrypted with petya-green. I used "Disk Internals NTFS Recovery" for recovering the databasefiles which are needed. Than I tried to simpl attach the databasefiles to a new ...
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Disc cloning tool with the option to exclude folders

I am looking for a disc cloning tool that can create and restore a bootable disk image of a windows PC with boot sector, MBR, recovery partition, etc. However the disk image should be as small as ...
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Imaging free space only

When doing data forensics, sometimes you need just the free space of a filesystem, to run further analysis/heuristic processing on. Is there any tool that allows just imaging the free space? Anything ...
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Retrieve lost videos from my mobile phone without rooting it

I am trying to retrieve some videos that I have lost from my mobile phone (BQ Aquaris E4). I used Ctrl + X to cut them from my mobile phone to my computer and I stored them in a folder. Then, I cut ...
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Tool to recover lost folder hierarchy and file names?

The program I'm looking for has to be for OS X, GNU/Linux (or maybe even Android), as Windows won't even recognize my drive. I'm trying to recover data from a hard drive, but I'm only getting the ...
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Free/ AUD Backup Solution

Okay, so because this forum can be used for personal opinion, I want your opinion. Recently I have been using EaseUS ToDo Backup to perform the following: Copy Disk1\Filepath\* to Disk2\Filepath\* ...
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Disk management tool/suite for Windows disks and flash media (application, not LiveCD)

I've been looking for a disk management suite for a while and come across mentions of GParted, but that's for Linux. I"d like to know if there are any comparable GUI-based products on Windows. In ...
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Software to recover corrupt JPEGs on CD-RW

I just got back from a trip to Europe, was using my digital camera and downloading to a CD-RW at Internet cafes when the card got full. I did it three times, the first two worked ok. The last one ...
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How to recover data from old DVDs?

I have very important files (mostly videos) on my DVDs. But these DVDs are 3-4 years old and I have not used them in the meanwhile. Now, videos are not playable using the Windows Media Player, VLC, ...
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Software for rescuing files from corrupted FAT32 USB stick

A 8GB USB stick with FAT32 has got corrupted (Windows 8). In a directory, instead of files, I see a lot of "byte garbage". Looks as if some information was written directly into the directory ...
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Free Portable Hard disk bad sector fixer software

Performing bad sector check on high-capacity hard disk (e.g. 1 TB and above SATA HDD) usually consume lots of time (e.g. 120 minutes and above). Are there free, portable hard disk bad sector fixer ...
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Recover corrupted word document

I am struggling for a week now to recover my document data. It is a .doc ( microsoft office). It got corrupted following a virus attack. I tried all sort of things, getting the archive content of the ...
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Data recovery from deleted operating system

recently i have installed Windows 7 on my laptop. i was using ubuntu. i had some important documents in ubuntu. i forgot to take back up of that documents and i formatted my laptop and recreated new ...
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Tool to recover part of a (Word) document

I know that Recuva is a good program to use for recovering complete files that have been deleted (see here), and I've even used it a few times, but I'm looking for something different. A friend of ...
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Raw copy from failed hard disk

I have a Seagate drive (ST3400832AS 3.03) that failed very badly without warning. Woke up to find the computer had come out of sleep during the middle of the night and rebooted. Checked the event log ...
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Recover data from a diskpart > clean command

I managed to clean my 2TB backup external hard drive, while attempting to clean a USB-stick for making a bootable Windows 8 installation. Now the help file for the diskpart > clean command says only ...
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Modern day version of Spinrite

I have been using Spinrite for a long time to help fix errors on hard drives, recover files from dead drives, and refresh drives that were unusable before. But Spinrite only work on drives up to 1TB (...
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Is there any HDD Regenerator alternative for Linux

Is there any free HDD Regenerator alternative for Linux? If possible, one that can be boot using USB Flashdisk I need it to repair possible magnetic errors on my old laptop (it doesn't have any ...