If you delete your valued and irreplaceable files/folders by mistake and you have not backup them with backup & sync software, for instance, the source code for an important project, the photos of you and your girlfriend/boyfriend/wife/husband, you may need a program which could help you recovering them. There are lots of paid software in this field, such as R-Studio Data Recovery, EasyRecovery DataRecovery, FinalData, they are very good products but will cost you many dollars.
Restoration is a free and effective data recovery application, it’s portable and very little, it does not give you many options to customize, just input the filename or extension and press the Search Deleted Files button, Restoration will scan and list all the files have been deleted. You can select one or multiple files and recover them to a different partition or device, for example, usb flash disk.
- The user interface is straightforward and easy to follow.
- It does not write anything to physical sectors.
- It supports the following file systems: NTFS, FAT32, FAT12, FAT16.
- It supports the following devices: Hard disk, ZIP drive, Memory stick drive, DVD-RAM, Smart media.
Restoration is compatible with Windows 7, Windows XP / 2000 / 9X / NT.
After you have extracted the zip archive, right click the file named “Restoration” and select “Run as administrator” from the pop up menu.
Product Homepage: http://www3.telus.net/mikebike/RESTORATION.html.