From freeware genius, announcement of a freebie of iCare Data Recovery, a place where it is good to have more than one program pre-installed
Cyber Tuesday GiveAway: iCare Data Recovery Professionalhttp://www.freewareg...reewaregenius.com%29
Dunno how many more hours this will be on, Asian Pacific time x the square root of pi logarithimcally divided by Comet Elenin.
The freewaregenius link goes here:
24HR. CYBER TUESDAY SPECIAL GIVEAWAY - Only On Nov 29 (Asia Pacific Time)http://www.icare-rec...ry-professional.html
Very simple install and registration. I had one from GAOTD that had a registration problem and uninstalled that first, it left very little on the disk, ie. it was well-behaved per Revo.
Even their free version was rated quite well here, in what looks like a solid mini-discussion:http://tricks-collec...ecover-deleted-file/
(Their program line-up is a bit hard to figger out, but this freebie looks like the solid "Pro" version.)
1) have a program or two pre-installed, ready, like iCare and Recuva
2) for really big OS/File problems, switch to a Linux-style Rescue boot anyway, with utilities for file movement and recovery on the CD, so you are working under the OS covers.