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What is the best choice

What is the best choice

What is the best choice

Hey all,
What is the best choice application for data recovery
Thank you in advance


RE: What is the best choice

What's the problem? ...a corrupted OS that won't boot to give access to files or corrupted hardware (HD)?

Either way, you don't want to be running the native OS, as it will overwrite data you might recover. Google for a "boot recovery disk" with "data recovery".

RE: What is the best choice

If the question actually is "how do I get data off a failing hard drive?" then I have used GetDataBack with some success. You can run the free version to see what data the program might be able to recover and then you can buy the license.

If things are really bad, you can send the drive out for data recovery though that it is not cheap.

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RE: What is the best choice

I second GetDataBack. Back in my days as a Data Recovery specialist, we used that tool in conjunction with others with good success.

Generally its suggested to low level clone the drive onto a new functional one, skipping any unreadable sectors and then use GetDataBack to read the data off of it.

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RE: What is the best choice

Dear guys,

Thank you for your reply
Spamjim I'm not looking to recover OS (so it is good to learn how to do that) I have damaged HDD, Strongm is right this is a follow up to CRC error thread so after scanning the hdd there others error in hdd like RAW and some noise.

Hi Goombawaho and Vacunita,
now I'm using Easeus data recovery (paid version) , I'm scanning (deep scan) my hdd since 2 days i'hope it will be finished in more 2 days.
Then I will try GetDataBack I hope it will be better . Thank you so much for your recommandation.

For information there is some damaged sectors
Thanks friends


RE: What is the best choice

I have had success with "Roadkil's Unstoppable Copier". It's free.

RE: What is the best choice

One more recommendation: ISOBuster.

James P. Cottingham
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RE: What is the best choice

Hey guys thank you for your great help
I recovered my files so I have a question
-Why after performing deep scan it gives more data capacity for exemple 500 GB gives 3 TB ?
-Why these applications doesn't recover the same order of folder and files ?
Thank you again elites

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