Mar 08 2011
Working on computer means easy, fast and safe storage of data. It is advised to backup the data regularly. This keeps you well prepared for any loss of data. However, there are many ways by which the data can be lost. In many cases the backup taken is not complete and in case the storage media is damaged you lose your precious data and need data recovery software to get them back.
Some of the common reasons of data loss are -
Intentional or unintentional deletion of data
Formatting of the storage media
Physical or logical damage to the storage media(these are the two categories of data loss)
No matter what be the cause, data loss is always terrible. You cannot do away with your invaluable data and data recovery in such a case becomes very important. Often the data are recovered from storage media, such as hard drives, CDs and DVDs. Unfortunately if you lose data, you try various methods to recover it. Many of these processes can be learned from the Internet.
Some methods that you may try recovering the data are-
- Look in the Recycle Bin. If your file is there, right click on it and select ‘Restore’ to get the file back to the previous location.
- You may use the ‘System Restore’ option depending up on the date when you lost the data.
- You may also use the ‘Emergency Boot Disk’ to recover the data once the Windows
In cases where there has been logical damage to the hard disk, such as, file system corruption, a good portion of the original data can be recovered using specialized data recovery tools. This type of recovery can be performed by end-users as it requires no special training.
Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset can verify and repair any possible OS level corruption or damage. It also lets you fix a corrupt, unbootable Windows XP or Windows Vista installation. However, serious cases still require expert’s consultation and precisely designed data recovery software. These software are specifically designed to help your recovery purpose. They recover up to 100% of the lost data. The good thing is that they are very user friendly and economical. Available everywhere, they are efficient enough to recover data and files of any format.
Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery software is one such software that efficiently recovers lost and formatted logical drives and partitions. Supporting NTFS, FAT and exFAT, this recovery software is compatible with Windows 7, Vista, Server 2003, XP, 2000 and NT4(SP6).