Power Data Recovery

Power Data Recovery

Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 213 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    1,304,472
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 27, 2006
  • Price:
    Free to try (640K-file recovery trial); $79.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    9.37MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7,964
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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5 stars

"Great Program for my needs!"

February 27, 2015  |  By WhitemanKennet

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

Thanks a lot. it is good.

Cons

nothing to write in this

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5 stars

"Most Thorough Data Recovery Program Ever Made Available"

February 24, 2015  |  By scmustang23

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

Easy To Use
Very Powerful
Diverse Media Options
Could Save You Hundreds To Thousands OF Dollars

Cons

Expensive in Terms of Consumer Software
Overkill for some applications where a chkdsk may be more efficient
May take a long time to process (24 hours for 320 GB-about 13 GB per minute)

Summary

I am an IT Technician and Consultant and have been in the IT field for years. When I first started, there weren't many programs available for data recovery and those that were seldom recovered anything.

Minitool Power Data Recovery is anything but a "mini" tool. This program is the most powerful data recovery suite available on the market today for under $100 for home users.

A friend's hard-drive's file allocation table was corrupted. Chkdsk and multiple hard-drive recovery programs conclusively reported that the drive was unrecoverable. I spent more than 5 hours working on the drive in the Windows and Ubuntu environments using name brand software and command prompt tools such as chkdsk, et al.

Minitool Power Data Recovery ran on this person's drive for 24 hours and recovered 60 GB of family photos, videos, important documents, etc. Without Power Data Recovery, this family would have lost EVERYTHING.

I will be recommending others to purchase this software, also. One of a kind!

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1 stars

"Nothing was recovered"

February 13, 2015  |  By kindnesszinsind63

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

I have files that was deleted long time ago and now I need them. I tried the Undelete Recovery of this tool and to my dismay it hasn't recover anything.

Cons

try another

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5 stars

"Not working on my USB drive"

February 06, 2015  |  By vxundkdimsom68

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

I lost my data on my USB drive and then tried this tool out. It says that it can recover the lost files on my USB drive. Tried it and waited for hours and found nothing any of my lost data.

Cons

wasted my time

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5 stars

"Flawless performance"

February 02, 2015  |  By BiceSole

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

Good product but BEWARE of Tech Support!!!

Cons

Nothing. just download and use it.

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1 stars

"Didn't recover anything!"

January 29, 2015  |  By Blondeldimfhen63

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

I was so pissed with this product, I spend hours using this tool and didn't get anything from it!!!

Cons

not working

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1 stars

""Recovers" 1 GB of unreadable junk."

January 19, 2015  |  By gospelmidi

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

It didn't cost me anything to find out that it didn't work.

Cons

A waste of time and effort with absolutely ZERO benefit.
After the free program "recovered" 1 GB of deleted files, none was readable. If Minitool is going to limit the free program to a lifetime total of 1 GB of data, at least don't count in that total files it can't recover.

Summary

Look at all the zero ("1") ratings. Why would Minitool even post this program?

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5 stars

"Not working!"

January 19, 2015  |  By homsekbdikdtnd64

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

not working

Cons

This tool is not working on my end. I have been trying to use it make it work for me but no luck.

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1 stars

"Try another software!"

January 08, 2015  |  By tonzumrsimsth53

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

has free trial

Cons

slow
only 1 GB free trial

Summary

I do not recommend this tool. You might want to try another program. This program is slow and cannot recover all the files that I lost.

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3 stars

"No way to know if it ever would have worked"

January 07, 2015  |  By benjiroo

 |  Version: MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition 6.8

Pros

Easy user interface
Uninstallable

Cons

Just 1 GB trial recovery?

Summary

Ran this for 24 out of an estimated 200 hours recovery time on a 320 GB portable hard drive that took a fall. The program locked up. Afterwards, couldn't run the program on the drive again. Not sure if it was too far gone or if it's just a limitation of the system? Also, 1 GB trial is just plain ridiculous, but I guess I will never know.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher MiniTool
Publisher web site http://minitool.com/
Release Date March 06, 2015
Date Added October 27, 2006
Version 2.1
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 9.37MB
File Name pdr6free.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,304,472
Downloads Last Week 7,964
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 640K-file recovery trial
Price $79

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