Whether you have lost your important files accidentally or due to a virus, there is no need to worry anymore. With Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery software, you can get them back easily. Talking in right terms, your data is not entirely safe. Hardware failure, system crash, virus infection, accidental deletion, etc; are some of the most common cause of data loss. This can happen anywhere to anyone. We carry data commonly on USB or CD/DVD media. Somehow if they stop working you have got no option to recover files, as none of the hardware comes with inbuilt data recovery options. But you should know that the Data deleted is not lost completely from your system. Still there are chances to recover them. But for that you need software which is capable of scanning your drives roots. Thanks to Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery software, it is now very easy to recover data. It will scan your system for deleted files and also recover them with just one click.
Nothing is much easier than this. Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery works on formatted partitions, corrupted hard drives, and data destroyed via virus infection, etc. These are some of its rare features. As a pack of total solution it helps you to extract deleted content from drive root by scanning sector by sector. There is no additional stuff to confuse you. Along with data recovery, it also helps you to create system’s image file and also clone your existing hard drive or partition. Prevention is better than cure. Integrated Disc Scanning tool helps you to detect bad sector on the hard disk. The tool also scans for bad sectors and displays health status of the drive. On that basis you can determine whether you need to replace your hard drive or not.
The interface is quiet simple with minimal options provided. It is divided into 3 parts as you can see above. They are Data Recovery, Recovery from Image and Advance Option. Data Recovery further provides you three options which are Drive Recovery, CD DVD Recovery and Photo Recovery. In the same way, under ‘Recovery from Image’ you can restore old data from old system image file. The last tab ‘Advance option’ provides you three important tools. They are - Create Image, Clone Drive and Drive Status. Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery has customized way to add your type of image or any file extension. That can be done from the settings icon placed on top right. When you click on it, you can see the following popup window.
The settings button is further divided into two parts. First is ‘General settings’ to configure updates and log settings. You need to enable log settings so that you can view them for more troubleshooting options. You can view logs files from Toolbar > Save Logs. The second is ‘Add File Types’ tab. This settings have ample of file formats. It is recommended that you use default options. By default everything is configured category wise.
The image you can see below is of ‘Add File Types’ tab which shows different types of categories in the drop down list. File formats are divided into following categories: Graphics, Pictures & Raster images, Archive, Audio, Video and Animation, Mails, Database, Office Documents, Internet and Miscellaneous. The current version (Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery 5.0) supports around 150 different file formats which includes images, videos, office, cad, digital camera, animation, archive, flash, email, database, calendar, schedule task, pdf, html, web query, script, java, etc. If you need more file formats, then you can click on Append Header File and add more types of file formats as well.
The files formats which are ticked are only scanned by this software. It is recommended that you stick with ‘Add formats’ option only. Click on Add and enter software name, group for format, extension, maximum file size, etc.