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Editors' Rating:
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out of 65 votes out of 65 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3.1
  • Total Downloads:
    650,845
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 30, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    155.89KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    278
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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Data Recovery is a reliable and practical single-function application for recovering deleted files on your system.

Data Recovery requires no installation and runs in a neatly designed, straightforward interface. The program scans a user-selected drive and displays removed files in a sortable list. For a quick search, specify part of the file name. The list contains file details such as folder, file type, size, and attributes. You can then choose which files you want to recover and specify the destination of the recovered files. Data Recovery also has a wipe feature for completely removing the located files.

There aren't any bells and whistles, but users looking for an efficient and reliable file recovery tool will find this freeware handy and useful.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.3

    out of 65 votes

    • 5 star 23
    • 4 star 11
    • 3 star 8
    • 2 star 6
    • 1 star 17
  • All Versions

    3.3

    out of 65 votes

    • 5 star 23
    • 4 star 11
    • 3 star 8
    • 2 star 6
    • 1 star 17
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5 stars

"Data Recovery Saved My Job"

November 10, 2016  |  By ardinc1122

2016-11-10 09:17:20  |  By ardinc1122

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

Instantly found my deleted files from my Sony ICR Digital Voice Recorder.
Recovered all of my .mp3 files intact and with no glitches
Files still had the original time stamps, easy to locate the .mp3 files I needed to recover.

Cons

If the files were too large, the program would need to be closed, opened, and the location of the recovery files had to be re-directed.

Summary

I would actually pay for this program. It saved my job from my dumb mistake.

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3 stars

"Don't buy, their support is awful and they fake reviews"

March 15, 2015  |  By Kristryer

2015-03-15 20:33:53  |  By Kristryer

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

It will recover data, so it gets two stars for at least doing what it's supposed to.

Cons

The licensing system is horrendous. Their support is 10x worse. If you make the slightest change to your system, your license will become invalid. Sometimes this happens simply from rebooting. The zenith of their tech support on this issue is "only install on one PC" and they reset your license. After a while they just stop assisting. There are too many free options that work just as well to pay money for horrible support and programming.

Summary

Get WonderShare Data Recovery for Windows instead.
http://www.flash-video-soft.com/data-recovery/

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3 stars

"Free Any Data Recovery VS Data Recovery"

February 27, 2014  |  By Coco_cooler

2014-02-27 23:10:07  |  By Coco_cooler

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

Free Any Data Recovery seems be to more powerful that can Retrieve deleted/formatted/lost photos, music, videos, documents, emails, etc. from both computer and removable drives; it provides Normal scan and deep scan modes. It can recover music files like MP3, WMA, MID, OGG, WAV, AAC, M4A, APE...; document files like DOC, XLS, PPT, ODT, ODS, PDF, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, OLE, TXT, XML, CHM, PST, DBX, WPS, DPS, ET, ONE, MPP, MDB, ACCDB, PST; Archive: ZIP, RAR, GZIP, TAR, 7Z, ARJ, LZH, ACE, GZ, UUE, BZ2, JZR, ISO; photos like JPG, PNG, RAW, GIF, JPEG, BMP, TIF, PCX, TIFF, TGA, EXIF, FPX, SVG, PSD, CDR, PCD, DXF, UFO, EPS, AI and videos like AVI, MOV, QT, MPG, MP4, FLV, WMV, RM...

And various devices like Windows hard drive, USB Drive, Memory Card are also supported.

Free Any Data Recovery needs to be installed on computer. The is no Mac version currently.

Reference:
http://download.cnet.com/Free-Any-Data-Recovery/3000-2094_4-76036800.html
http://free-any-data-recovery.en.softonic.com/

Cons

Search seems to take forever
Search results seem to repeat forever
Very slow recovery process

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1 stars

"Virus laden"

December 27, 2013  |  By Damonrgsdfsg

2013-12-27 12:11:22  |  By Damonrgsdfsg

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

None that I could find...

Cons

It failed to do anything but install a bunch of programs I did not want. It reset my homepage in my web browser and reset my search engine to its crappy tool. I had to waste 20 minutes uninstalling and resetting my settings. This is a pure virus.

Summary

Beware of the virus insertion tool.

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5 stars

"Great Backup data recovery for all Storage Devices"

August 26, 2013  |  By adonismark

2013-08-26 23:33:52  |  By adonismark

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

I lost all my data and photos, from my PC. Some said there is nothing usable and I am searching over the past 24 hours almost ready to scream and give up all hope. I found Amrev Data Recovery software on a Google search and more recovery software and follow the step by step after few hours my entire data file, Massages & Photo are recover, wow thanks God!! It's really awesome data recovery software Thanks Amrev Software Thanks a Lot

Cons

Very fast recovery process (at least for big files)

Summary

Overall, this software recovered all data that I didn't think I would get back. It was very fast and would ask me to "overwrite" files quite often, but it eventually worked.

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1 stars

"BEWARE of MISC. PROGRAMS THAT ARE LOADED!"

March 02, 2013  |  By tvlbrother

2013-03-02 21:30:41  |  By tvlbrother

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

Didn't find deleted file!

Cons

I spent half an hour uninstalling misc. software that was loaded???

Summary

Don't use!!!

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5 stars

"Recovered files from my Truecrypt-encrypted drive!"

September 26, 2012  |  By kokanee-yyz

2012-09-26 15:24:57  |  By kokanee-yyz

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

Only recovery tool that recovered files from a Truecrypt-encrypted volume

Cons

None that I found when running the program. It's pretty intuitive.

Summary

Thanks to the author Tokiwa!!

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1 stars

"Windows Data Recovery"

August 11, 2012  |  By supriyalovely

2012-08-11 03:45:31  |  By supriyalovely

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

Best to install and use.there are no need any technical knowledge its use very simple.

Cons

Surely Recommend to everyone!

Summary

Window Software is one of the best software to restore lost data from corrupted hard drives, pen drives, USB drives, etc.

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3 stars

"Who knows?"

August 05, 2012  |  By nikkosguy

2012-08-05 12:00:35  |  By nikkosguy

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

Easy and fast to set up.

Cons

I needed to retrieve a deleted file from a Digital Secure card. It would not recognize my camera as a lettered drive of any kind. It will only retrieve deleted data on a card if you have a car reader installed as a drive.

Summary

All in all this program could not assist me. So I can't say if it worked or not. Too bad it needed a specific drive letter to work with.

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3 stars

"Thought all pics were gone, so this is a lifesaver!"

July 16, 2012  |  By B-dubs

2012-07-16 08:44:08  |  By B-dubs

 |  Version: Data Recovery 2.3.1

Pros

Data Recovery was fairly simple and easy to use. When I realized that I had hit "delete all" on the camera, I nearly broke down in tears. It helped me recover the majority of the pictures from our trip to Montana. Although it didn't recover all of them, it made me extremely happy to have most of them back.

Cons

Frustratingly slow, but since I didn't have to pay any money to recover my pics from our trip to Montana, I dealt with how long it took. Some pictures came back with part of the pic missing, while others couldn't be recovered at all. I think I was able to recover about 90% of the pictures.

Summary

Overall, this program recovered many pics that I didn't think I would get back. It was very slow and would ask me to "overwrite" pics quite often, but it eventually worked.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.3.1
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
General
Publisher TOKIWA
Publisher web site http://tokiwa.qee.jp/
Release Date April 30, 2007
Date Added April 30, 2007
Version 2.3.1
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 155.89KB
File Name DataRecovery_EN.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 650,845
Downloads Last Week 278
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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