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There are as many ways to recover the lost data as there are reasons to lose it. If there are 10 ways to loose data then there are 12 methods to recover back the lost/deleted data. Here in this article we will discuss about the MS Word corruptions and the inbuilt recovery options, and third part utility that specializes in data recovery and provides solutions to get back your lost data.
Generally, a word file gets corrupt due to unexpected system shutdown, power outage, software crashes, file corruption, virus attacks and due to many other endless reasons. The inbuilt recovery facility in word helps you to recover the minor corrupted files. MS Word allows you to create a backup copy of your work every time you save the file, which can be easily accessed in case if the .doc file gets corrupt or damaged.
For example, if you are working on a Support.doc in MS Word and you have enabled the backup option, MS Word will automatically create a backup copy called ‘Backup copy of support.doc’. So if in case your document file gets corrupt you can use this backup copy.
To turn on the backup option in MS Word, perform the following steps:
Click Tools > Options and click the Save tab. Select the Always Create Backup Copy checkbox.
The AutoRecover feature in Office XP constantly saves data of the file you are working on and helps in undue circumstances of unexpected system shutdown, power failure, software crash where the document automatically gets closed. The next time you launch the application, Word application restores the last saved data and presents the recovered file. The “Document Recovery Window” gets open on left side of the document screen with the list of recovered files. Double click the appropriate file or right click and select Save to save it.
As you know that there are uncountable reasons of data loss, apart from the inbuilt recovery measures, which are helpful only in the case of minor corruptions, third party utilities proves even more beneficial to recover the lost data easily and cost effectively. Kernel for Word Recovery to repair the corrupt word document files software effectively recovers the deleted and damaged data from the corrupt .doc files. The advanced word recovery software repairs and restores damaged word files after instances of virus attacks, unexpected system shutdowns, media read error and so on.
To repair corrupt word document, Demo version of the Kernel Word Recovery software is available for FREE download, to evaluate and test features and functionality of the software. You can purchase the software after testing performance of the demo version which displays the possibility of data which can be recovered in your case.
The word file recovery software restores the text, formatting, tables, bulleted list, embedded images, charts, drawings, headers and footers. The software supports recovery from Word 97, 2000, 2002, 2003, XP.
Excel worksheets are used to create and manage financial transactions, performance reports, charts, business reports, accounting transactions, and other financial and diagrammatic records. The excel (.xls) files generally get corrupt due to registry corruptions, virus attacks, unexpected system shutdowns, power failures and media corruptions. To recover back the lost and deleted excel files and data you can utilize the inbuilt recovery measures provided in MS Excel which performs the recovery procedure effectively and repairs the corruption in almost every case.
Whenever an excel file gets corrupt due to unexpected system shutdown or power failure, the very next time when the application is launched, MS Excel displays a Document Recovery Window, where list of all the repaired files are listed. You can select the appropriate file and the last saved data will be recovered instantly.
But in case if MS Excel does not recovers the file, you can manually start the process of recovery:
1. Open New Excel worksheet
2. Click the File menu and select the Open option.
3. In the Open dialogue box, select the .xls file which you want to open. The Open button will get activated, click the arrow and select the Open and Repair option.
4. Click the Repair button to start the process of recovery and Extract Data button to extract data if excel was unable to repair a previous workbook
The Excel workbook with corruptions can be easily recovered and repaired by using this method.
The additional methods which can be utilized to recover data from excel workbooks are, opening the file on different hard disk or on a different computer system, saving a backup copy, opening the file in ms word or notepad or otherwise using a third party utility.
Third party utilities prove beneficial in the cases where inbuilt recovery methods are not able to recover major corruptions like, the complete formulas or are unable to convert the excel values.
Kernel Recovery for Excel is advanced Excel recovery software which efficiently recovers excel sheets, restores formatting, recovers password protected excel worksheets, data structures, OLE objects, headers and footnotes, hyperlinks, formulas and values. The software tool for excel is simple and easy to use which recovers and repairs the excel data and files in minutes.
Kernel Recovery for Excel supports recovery from almost every version of MS Excel including MS Excel 2003, 2000, 97, XP.
"Computer Forensics means use of legal argumentation in the case of evidence recovery or to prove a case in court against any theft of data or unauthorized usage of Internet or important data."
Computer forensics may be required in the case of digital fraud, unauthorized data duplication, bankruptcy data investigation, private investigation of personal computer - PDA, disloyal employees, forgeries, murder, industrial espionage, theft, assault, IP theft, computer break-ins, inappropriate internet usage, internet abuse, email abuse and there are endless reasons to carry out legal investigation on an employee or individuals computer system. This emerging new field is used by intelligence agencies, law enforcement, military and businesses to keep check on or to investigate about the working environment.
Both in the cases of civil and criminal cases, you might suspect that the information that you need has been tampered, deleted, hidden or is missing. Lepide Software provides digital investigation tools to recover data from all types of computer and computer related crime.
Kernel range of software tools are helpful software program, which easily detect the computer crimes, frauds thus discriminating the services of computer forensic specialist. The key features of the Kernel range are; disk cloning and imaging, examination of the complete directory structure inside raw image files, MBR repair (boot code and partition tables), partition table repair, disk verification and hard disk cleansing to produce forensically sterile media. The forensic software tools effectively traces out the unauthorized and illegal operations done on a computer system.
The heavy amounts paid on the computer forensics services are now narrowed down with the advanced Kernel range software that are equally beneficial for the forensic investigations, but in rare cases where the software fails to perform the forensics check efficiently, services of the forensics expert are employed.
The range of data recovery software for forensics has native support for almost every email client, FAT, NTFS, Ext2, Ext3, HTFS file systems and effectively runs under windows 98/Me/2000/2003/XP/7/8.
If data exists, we can recover it !!!!
UNIX file system (UFS) is a file system used by many Unix and Unix-like operating systems. The Unix family includes Solaris Intel, Solaris SPARC and SCO OpenServer based on UFS, VxFS, HTFS and EAFS file systems.
Being the holder of large number of operating system variants, the Unix-based operating systems are in general used to store high-end, large capacity mission critical applications such as database(s), graphics, web development and management files.
The Solaris file system is the most secured file system to work on, but there may be chances that any of the OS - Solaris Intel, Solaris SPARC or SCO OpenServer might get corrupt due to descriptor block corruption, damage to super block or Inode table, partition structure damage, VTOC corruptions or any other unavoidable reason.
Lepide Software, the leading provider of data recovery software solutions and services has developed a sequence of Unix Data Recovery software. The company being the prominent leader in data recovery now provides Kernel Recovery for Solaris Intel, Kernel Recovery for Solaris SPARC and Kernel Recovery for SCO OpenServer. With its new toolset, Kernel range of recovery for Unix supports all Unix-based operating systems and leads to a promising venture for recovery of data from the UFS, VxFS, HTFS and EAFS file systems.
Kernel Recovery for Solaris Intel Data Recovery is a UFS file system data recovery software. The software extensively scans the damaged Solaris Intel hard drive for missing volumes and presents a list of searchable volumes. The software effectively verifies integrity of the corrupt data structures and creates a file tree to recover every bit of data from the lost partitions and deleted files and folders.
Kernel Recovery for Solaris SPARC – UFS file system volume recovery software helps you to recover all your important data from the damaged and corrupt Solaris SPARC hard drives. The software comprehensively scans the hard disk and performs data recovery from missing or lost files and folders and also preserves the majority of file attributes while restoring files and folders.
Kernel Recovery for SCO OpenServer software recovers all the important data from the damaged or corrupt HTFS and EAFS file systems. The software proves a boon for the users of SCO OpenServer where the OS is used in scientific, engineering, business or home environment.
The Key features of the Unix software range makes the software differentiated from its prospective competitors. The Kernel software range for Unix scans the hard drive for missing volumes, verifies integrity of corrupt data structures, preserves most file attributes during the restoration process of files and folders.
The Normal and Extensive search features embedded in the software provides the users to moderate their search according to the extent of corruption. The Normal search is easy and simple mode of recovery whereas Extensive search is best suited for the major corruptions. The File Filter option provides the user with an easy option to refine the search of specific files from the recovered data.
The family of Kernel Recovery for Unix provides multi-disk drive support, has an user friendly interface, performs data recovery on all IDE, EIDE and SCSI hard drives.
Supported File Systems: UFS, VxFS, HTFS and EAFS