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EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.9
  • Total Downloads:
    3,865,638
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 18, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    13.55MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,728
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition recovers deleted files, even if you've emptied the Recycling Bin or deleted them directly (and provided they haven't been securely deleted with multiple passes). It can recover data from your hard drive, USB drives, memory cards, and other storage devices. It's compatible with dynamic disks and all Windows file systems, from FAT to NTFS and EXT, and it can skip bad sectors automatically for quicker scanning. Easeus Data Recovery Wizard is fully functional freeware with a 1GB recovery limit that serves as a trial for a paid upgrade. The latest version of Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition sports an improved user interface and Windows 8 compatibility.

True to its name, Easeus Data Recovery Wizard is a wizard-based utility, starting with three simple choices: Deleted File Recovery, Complete Recovery, and Partition Recovery. It has an excellent Help file, too. It's easy to see the program in action; if you don't have files to recover, make some. That's what we did, copying data from a USB drive, deleting it, and emptying the Recycle Bin before starting the Deleted File Recovery Wizard.

The tool's first screen let us search for a lost file automatically or by file type and also opt to ignore bad sectors. Easeus Data Recovery Wizard quickly found the files in automatic mode, displaying its results in a separate, tabbed File Preview window. We selected the files we wanted to recover and pressed Next. We chose an output directory from a screen that displayed available drive capacity -- a nice touch. The recovery operation finished almost immediately. We clicked on the drive link in the notification screen, and the destination folder opened with our recovered data intact and available.

Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition is a capable performer, even with the 1GB limit. Most users probably want to recover a specific piece of data, like a file or folder that was deleted accidentally. If you've deleted something you meant to keep, try the free tool first. If you need more, you don't have to download or scan your system again but can upgrade Easeus Data Recovery Wizard in place.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition 5.6.1.

 
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1 stars

"30-Day Money Back Guarantee is Misleading; Read closely"

December 19, 2015  |  By wfcleaning

2015-12-19 11:16:53  |  By wfcleaning

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 9.8

Pros

N/A There was nothing redeeming about using this product.

Cons

Expensive.
Doesn't do what they say.
Misleading advertising.
No integrity.
No customer service. They really don't care if you're an unhappy customer

Summary

They say "30 Day Money Back Guarantee" but not if it's a technical problem with the device. A technical problem with the device is the reason I needed the recovery software. BOTTOM LINE: QUESTIONABLE BUSINESS PRACTICES. IT DIDN"T WORK and THEY DIDN'T REFUND MY MONEY.

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2 stars

"Perhaps FREE means another thing in their language."

December 06, 2015  |  By TomS1222

2015-12-06 10:08:10  |  By TomS1222

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 9.8

Pros

It did find 969 GB on a partition that the Windows 10 installation unallocated. Just need to Spend $70.00 for this "FREE" software to restore the files.

Cons

It's like serving you a big juicy steak and then tell you you can only smell it but not eat it until you pay $70.00 Dollars. On the positive side the software did find 969 GB of data that was removed by Windows 10 installation. Windows 10 simply removed one of 2 Partitions on my 3TB hard drive and of course it was the partitions that I backed everything up to. Before spending $70+ Dollars I will search elsewhere for a similar program that will do it for a lot less.

Summary

Look elsewhere for programs that do the same thing for a lot less.

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2 stars

"Software is free but your data will cost you......"

November 24, 2015  |  By MDCWLAF

2015-11-24 12:42:25  |  By MDCWLAF

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 9.5

Pros

It found all files on a drive that was unreadable by Windows.

Cons

I wasted 5 hours on 120GB of data to find out that you are only allowed to recover 1 GB in the free version.

Summary

If you are recovering very small amounts of data, this is an okay free software. Anything else will cost you what you can get elsewhere for half the price.

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4 stars

"Gets the job done."

November 10, 2015  |  By MarkJacobs

2015-11-10 00:27:37  |  By MarkJacobs

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 9.5

Pros

The easiest backup program to use that I've tried.
The free version does incremental and differential backups.
Good scheduling options.

Cons

Can be slower than others like Macrium Reflect.

Summary

If you want a full featured free backup program, EaseUS is my current recommendation.

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1 stars

"Did not work as advertised - no refund for "Pro" versio"

September 15, 2015  |  By ccwhatley

2015-09-15 12:00:07  |  By ccwhatley

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 9.0

Pros

Easy to purchase, download, install and use

Cons

Did not find all files after a format occurred on the hard drive ...but a competitor's software did find the files - so they were available...

No refund available for the "Pro" version of this software not performing as advertised.

Summary

Because of their refund policy not including a refund for this situation, I recommend to not purchase this software. Also, there is better software out there that does perform as advertised.

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1 stars

"Horrible Program/Bad Customer Support/No Refund"

September 09, 2015  |  By esaavedra_tx

2015-09-09 14:48:37  |  By esaavedra_tx

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 9.0

Pros

Bad experience all around

Cons

1. The website suggests that the data recovery software will recover files even if they are RAW, but it does not.
2. The Program doesn't give you any options to run a light scan, it just goes into a deep scan automatically which takes about a day to complete the scan and half a day to recover files even though the program's estimated time says 1 hour to complete
3. Bad troubleshooting by Customer Service . They send you an email with questions to answer back but they never go any further. Then they say that the files you are trying to recover are bad. It's not their program. hey will try everything in their power to keep from giving you a refund. I have not received a refund as of today.

Summary

Email's from customer service:

Thanks for your response.

For further analysis, please tell us the information about your problem:

1. How did you lose your data? Deleted, formatted, or others?
Answer: The partition was accidentally removed

2. How many partitions did you have? Which is the partition you want to
recover data from?
Answer: I believe there were originally two partitions, I wanted to recover the primary partition that has Windows on it.

3. Have you done (use the computer, make some changes) anything on your
original hard disk (which contains the lost data) after losing your file?
Answer: No

4. What is the exact types of your lost files?
Answer: Adobe PDF, Excel (xlsx and xls), Word files (doc), .csv files, Jpeg

5. Where did you save the recovered files, the partition you recover
data from or another one?
Answer: I saved the recovered files on a separate Hard Drive (which connects to my computer through a USB cable).
Thanks,

Email 2
Thanks for your details.

For now, we would like to know if you have run the 'Deep Scan' search
"More lost Files" folder? Most of the times, you can find the data you
want in this folder.

Because the files in this folder lose their directory info, they are all
renamed as FILE001, FILE002, something like that. Please check these
files one by one.

For more information, please check this page:
http://kb.easeus.com/art.php?id=30011

Email 3

In your case, since you could not open your files after checking all the
files in the "more lost files" folder, we are afraid that some of your
data might have been damaged or corrupted.

For more details, please kindly refer to the following link:

http://kb.easeus.com/art.php?id=30010

We are sorry that our product didn't work this time. We sincerely
suggest you keeping your paid version for future usage.

Besides, as you are valued customer, if you think the current software
is not useful for you, then we would very much like to exchange any of
EaseUS product you are interested in with no extra fee. For example, we
can free exchange your paid version to EaseUS Todo Backup Workstation
plus Partition Master Pro.

We sincerely hope that it will lead to an amicable arrangement between us.

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1 stars

"We're all used to Free not meaning Free"

August 20, 2015  |  By zanetti2000

2015-08-20 09:44:01  |  By zanetti2000

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 9.0

Pros

Prettier than apps that do the same thing for Free (like Testdisk-7.0)

Cons

$69
I had a corrupt HD.
elapsed time/time to complete message was off by about 1000%.
msg. says 2:35 hrs to go. after 11 (yes eleven) hours the estimate was now 1:25:00 to go. I stopped it.
I showed me files (preview feature was pitiful) then wanted $69 to actually restore any of them...
Hardlye a "free trial version".

Summary

but I looked and didn't see any indication that EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard would be "under handed".

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1 stars

"Bad software"

August 17, 2015  |  By LeoDN

2015-08-17 05:41:05  |  By LeoDN

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 9.0

Pros

Deep scan works and find files

Cons

recovery doesn't work
all my recovered data is corrupted
recovery software damage hard drives
refund policy

Summary

Did all the steps for deep scan to recover my 500 gb formatted HDD, scan was successful, bought the licence, and recovered all data, after i recovered all the data to a new hard driver nothing worked every thing is corrupted.Reached to their customer service, she is insisting on doing another scan to my dead hard drive, the initial scan took 3 days and their software damaged my HD after deep scan , i have the data but everything is corrupted.Bad product and waste of money.

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1 stars

""Free" Limited use"

July 15, 2015

2015-07-15 19:38:33

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 9.0

Pros

It found plenty of files.

Cons

It didn't find the specific files I was looking for, and even better they limit the amount of data you can recover, unless you pay for the full version.

Summary

As someone who works in IT security and forensics I highly recommend avoiding this program. Sure it will find files and data with the deep scan, but there are better products that can be acquired for much cheaper if not for free. This is just another pathetic attempt to hold your data for ransom to make another company rich.

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3 stars

"SHADY BUSINESS PRACTICE"

May 18, 2015  |  By Oldturnkey

2015-05-18 01:39:00  |  By Oldturnkey

 |  Version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 8.8

Pros

Identifies a lot of files

If you're looking for a patronizing tone and poor customer service you've found the right company.

Cons

Bought this under version 1 with unlimited license. Hardly used it. It was unable to recover files in V1 b/c the drive was corrupted.

They force an upgrade to version 2 and gave me no further usage after paying almost two bills ($200). TOTALLY CROOKED.

I just wanted to undelete one blasted file which Boomerang could see, and despite the fact that their website says I can still download oodles of gigs of files, and the software has a green light for registration code, no go.

I ended up firing up Parallels and using wondershare
http://www.flash-video-soft.com/data-recovery/

Summary

Go elsewhere to get your data back. These people are snide, condescending, slow-to-respond, arrogant and one-upped by other companies.

Solution?

wondershare on PC through Parallels. After a quick download it took 12 seconds to both find the file and recover it. Actually, it was something like 11.5 seconds. Oh, and it was free. Glad to be rid of the Boomerang Scam. Good riddance!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 9.9
Version 9.9 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher EaseUS
Publisher web site http://es.easeus.com/
Release Date January 19, 2016
Date Added January 18, 2016
Version 9.9
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 13.55MB
File Name drw_free.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,865,638
Downloads Last Week 1,728
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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