Solved

best data recovery software

Posted on 2008-10-20
5
669 Views
Last Modified: 2009-12-22
I am hearing about Getmydataback and Hiren's which is the best data recovery software out today? A list to choose from would be great.
0
Comment
Question by:Jobox
5 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:knightfox
ID: 22757010
Getmydataback is my prefrence
0
 
LVL 69

Accepted Solution

by:
Callandor earned 168 total points
ID: 22757430
That would be GetDataBack http://www.runtime.org/, and it is worth it - it doesn't write over the original disk, which is important if the recovery fails.  If GetDataBack can't recover your data, it's time for the clean room specialists and an expensive job.  Hiren's has pirated software, so it cannot be discussed here.
0
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:TCB1
TCB1 earned 168 total points
ID: 22758414
I've had good luck with ontrack products.

http://www.krollontrack.com/
0
 
LVL 15

Assisted Solution

by:veedar
veedar earned 168 total points
ID: 22792475
ddrescue is free and works very well recovering data from damaged disks...
http://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/ddrescue.html

Good info here
http://wiki.lunarsoft.net/wiki/Data_Recovery

See list of tools here
http://shsc.info/DataRecovery#titelanker8

And an excellent forum on the topic here
http://forum.hddguru.com/
0

Featured Post

NAS Cloud Backup Strategies

This article explains backup scenarios when using network storage. We review the so-called “3-2-1 strategy” and summarize the methods you can use to send NAS data to the cloud

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Workplace bullying has increased with the use of email and social media. Retain evidence of this with email archiving to protect your employees.
Facing problems with you memory card? Cannot access your memory card? All stored data, images, videos are lost? If these are your questions...than this small article might help you out in retrieving your lost or inaccessible data.
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to use Windows Server Backup to create full image of their system. Tutorial shows how to install Windows Server Backup Feature on Windows 2012R2 and how to configure scheduled Bare Metal Recovery backup.…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to install and configure the Windows Server Backup Utility. Directly connect an external storage device such as a USB drive, or CD\DVD burner: If the device is a USB drive, ensure i…

821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question