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usually good and fast, but be careful

Positive Comment by ejje
about Recuva Dec 2016

Usually the software can recover the files that are in "excellent" condition (without overwritten sector). But sometimes, even when the software displays at the end of the so-called recovery that everything was fine, it can be completely wrong (all files are scrambled and can't be opened), so you must verify manually the results.

NB : this software is fast only without deep scan

[Edited by ejje, December 08]

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Not free anymore!

Negative Comment by takakyo
about Recuva Apr 2016

It takes hours to scan and gets preview only. Need to buy license to restore data!

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Christophe Grenier is a SUPERhero! Give him ALL the donations!

Negative Comment by DanielZuckerman
about Recuva Mar 2016

Don't waste your time with Easeus Data Recovery Wizard, FreeUndelete, Recuva, or Wondershare Data Recovery. In his review of PhotoRec, Anamon called Christophe Grenier a "hero". I disagree. Christophe Grenier is a superhero! Give him all the donations!

[Edited by DanielZuckerman, March 20]

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Not useful now 1 Helpful

Negative Comment by keeeeymann
about Recuva Sep 2013

Free version does not actually work now. You need a paid version to restore the found files.

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Awesome free recovery tool

Positive Comment by Thelle
about Recuva Dec 2012

I've used Recuva for recovering files from a SD card.. Totally saved my ass - big time!

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recovered 200G

Positive Comment by braniti2
about Recuva Nov 2012

thanx Recuva and alternative2.
Today I accidentaly deleted some files , I had some utility but it asked $$ if you want to recover more than 1GB ... simple visit to alrternativeto and problem solved ...
all the best .

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recuva and broken hard drives

Comment by GaikokujinKun
about Recuva and TestDisk Sep 2011

Just to let you know that recuva is indeed a good software, but in my case it wasn't able to scan a broken/defectuous hard drive (recuva just hang), where TestDisk was able to perform a full recovery.

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I just finished recovering over 1TB of data! Recuva got it ...

Positive Comment by MT_Ron
about Recuva Jun 2011

I just finished recovering over 1TB of data! Recuva got it all including files deleted long ago that I didn't want, I didn't feel like looking through the list of all the files so I just chose to restore them all. The only files it didn't get were files deleted and written over long ago. It'd be nice if there were a way to get a report of what can't be recovered, but you can see all those files by clicking the comment column. This is a great program, 2 thumbs up!!

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