Hard drive data recovery software
for Windows XP (NTFS), FAT, Linux, Novell, and ALL
OTHER file systems!
size: 0.34 MB
SpinRite now brings its legendary data recovery and
magic to the latest file systems, operating systems,
and hard drives.
It runs MUCH faster than ever before, can help
maintain all of your
drives in tip top shape, can warn of impending
disaster, and wrestle
data from dying and nearly dead drives . . . before
it's too late.
This industry-standard data recovery tool is operating
independent, so it can be applied by users of Windows
XP, 2000, Linux,
and all other Intel/AMD PC-platform hard drives and
SpinRite v6.0 achieves complete operating system
incorporating the FreeDOS operating system.
This allows it to be used on any and all Intel/AMD PC
As you can see from the Windows screen image above,
SpinRite 6.0 can create a bootable diskette or
generate a standard,
CD-R burnable ISO file to create a "SpinRite boot CD".
A bootable SpinRite can also be "installed" into any
motherboard bootable devices, such as USB flashdrives
portable booting and use.
The opportunity for the first test appeared only one
day after we
received our copy of version 6. An 80GB hard drive on
one of our
busy storage servers decided to pack it in.
Prior to trying SpinRite we were still able to access
intermittently but it was impossible to copy data or
run a file
undelete utility. A handful of important files had
to the drive subsequent to the last backup the
files which we needed within about 48 hours, which
meant that a
professional data recovery service (with its three
was out of the question. We removed the drive and
in an identical hardware configuration, then booted
from CD and did a Level 2 recovery (see above for
definitions). After 22 hours, SpinRite completed its
pronounced the drive fully recovered. We reinstalled
in the original server. It ran perfectly, the research
who had created the required files copied them off the
that was that. Nice job SpinRite 6. The drive was
fine as we went to publication with this review two
We used a level 2 setting in SpinRite: Recover
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