[Software Review] – Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery

Data plays a very crucial role for each individual whether it is Home user or Enterprises where as  damage to your computer can  make your data unreadable and that’s where you need a good data recovery software to get you out of trouble, by recovering your valuable data. It has happened to me and I have experienced losing valuable data. Trust me, it is troublesome when you cannot go back in time and re-create it. But if you have a good Data Recovery Software the chances of losing data are least.

Few days back I came to know about this user friendly software “Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery“ and  also got a chance to test it.

Stellar Data Recovery offers a wide range of applications for Data Recovery with two flagship products Windows Data Recovery – Home and Windows Data Recovery – Professional . Professional version helps recovering data from the storage devices with extreme crash scenarios – like recovering lost or inaccessible hard drive partitions.

 

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I used a 4 GB Pen drive for testing – on a machine with following configuration:

OS Windows 8.1 Enterprise
RAM 12 GB
CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U /2.20 GHz
Data Recovery Software Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery – Home

 

The Application has a clean UI – allowing you to select what you want to recover. Since I was using it first time so I want to go with   “All Data” option.

 

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I start with formatting the drive and then copied some files to it (around 90 MB in total). I combined multiple file formats to make sure it works well with different file formats.

 

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For testing the data recovery feature – I first deleted all the contents permanently (using SHIFT + DEL) from the Flash Drive and run the  Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery software.

 

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For testing the data recovery feature – I first deleted all the contents permanently (using SHIFT + DEL) from the Flash Drive and run the  Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery software.

 

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I was quite happy to see all the files appearing on the screen which I had permanently deleted from the Flash Drive and then I click on Recover button and select the folder where I wanted to save the files . You can turn the preview off if you want to get quick results.

Always make sure that you have enough storage to save the recovered files. For example – if you’re trying to recover data of 10 GB, there should be enough space to save files of 10 GB on your functional storage (Hard Disk in most cases).

I didn’t run “Deep Scan” because it showed me all the files. Though I did something different. I formatted the Flash Drive again and ran Deep Scan on it. Normal scan didn’t show me any results.
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The Deep Scan on the 4GB Pen drive took nearly 30 minutes of run but unfortunately it couldn’t find any file.

 

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Hence the data can’t be recovered if you reformat the drive and it is actually not possible if you run any Recovery Software.

You can recover 1 GB of data with free version  and require  upgrade if you want to recover extensive data.

The User Interface of the application is very intuitive . It has all the relevant features and one of the most Effective and User friendly Data Recovery software.

I recommend Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery as you can recover your data in blink of an eye with it.

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2 thoughts on “[Software Review] – Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery”

  1. Thanks buddy for sharing such a nice tool. I have downloaded this software for recovering my lost data and successfully recovered all my files. Thanks again buddy for sharing such a nice Windows data recovery software.

  2. Few day’s back i had lost some of my files i.e. photos, documents, emails, etc. and i was looking for the data recovery software on Google. Then i found your post where you have recommended Stellar Windows data recovery software. I downloaded this software and got everything back which i had lost. The software is really very good to recover the deleted files from the storage devices. Happy to have such an amazing tool.

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