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Key Features..

  • Repair the partition table, recover deleted partition
  • Recover the boot sector of a FAT32 partition from its backup
  • Rebuild the boot sector FAT12/FAT16/FAT32
  • Repair the FAT table
  • Rebuilding the boot sector of an NTFS partition
  • Recover the boot sector of an NTFS partition from its backup
  • Fix MFT using MFT mirror copy
  • Locate the Backup SuperBlock a partition ext2/ext3/ext4
  • Recover deleted files from a FAT filesystem, NTFS and ext2
  • Copy files from deleted FAT partition, NTFS and ext2/ext3/ext4.

TestDisk runs on the following OS..

  • DOS (both modes’ real, either in a DOS window in Windows 9x),
  • Windows (NT4, 2000, XP, 2003, View),
  • Linux,
  • FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
  • SunOS and
  • MacOS

Project homepage in Italian


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DavideAtFlickr · 12 July 2011 at 12:20 PM

I agree fully with that said by “TheJoe”..
ps. to “Data Recovery”
the link you added in your post puts you in the same condition
advertiser advertising yourself hypothesized!!

TheJoe · 12 July 2011 at 11:52 AM

oh my God.. I did not think that this blog had become a place where “you have to advertise”. Among other things, you do not need knowledge of astronomy to recover data from a mass storage, only a little’ experience and familiarity with the issue (which is still sensitive).

If you want to advertise advice Google Adwords.

Data Recovery · 12 July 2011 at 11:33 AM

if you really need to advertise, let's leave it to those who actually had the problem:

DavideAtFlickr · 10 July 2011 at 7:38 PM

Thanks for the comment Concetta..
In fact TestDisk if you have not at least familiar with command-line interface and so on..
requires a bit of time to refine its use..
Alternatively there are a number of programs with graphical user interface and wizards..
I think I will offer an easy and Freeware: Recuva of

Concetta · 10 July 2011 at 5:56 PM

I wanted to leave a comment as I tried to find a solution on its own but without much draw from … since I am not an expert at all in the recovery of data. I trusted Data Recovery for the ritrocare ionformazioni lost in my hard drive and with professionalism and speed have made me get back all the data for my thesis … I recommend it if you are not geeks like me:

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