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#1 mar5hy

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Posted 12 June 2008 - 02:24 PM

Hi all,

A good friend of mines computer has crashed and he has lost a lot of valuable data and files. Can someone recommend me some good Data recovery software - I could try. Don't mind about the price.

Thanks for any help.

Dave

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Posted 12 June 2008 - 02:53 PM

If it is just the system that wont boot, you could use a live CD http://www.ubuntu.com/GetUbuntu/download
Regards,

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Posted 12 June 2008 - 03:05 PM

I've used File Scavenger with success, Data Recovery Tool for Windows XP - http://www.quetek.com/prod02.htm

Life would be simpler/better if your friends sees the merits of disk imaging or backing up.

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Posted 12 June 2008 - 03:15 PM

The software by http://www.pcinspector.de is very capable. It's free, but a bit confusing.
Equally capable is the GetDataBack series at http://www.runtime.org. It costs, but is easier to use than PCInspector.

I've used both and they've worked very well for me (so well that I bought both versions of the GetDataBack series).
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