CnW data recovery software is an easy to use, powerful program that recovers and restores deleted, corrupted, partially formatted or failing PC hard disk drives, camera memory, flash memory chips (digital camera photos and videos) even when fragmented, CDs , DVDs, Camcorders, Zip and Jaz drives. Recover not finalized/unfinalized DVDs and mini-DVDs and recreate a complete video in correct directory structure.
2.67 Increased speed for defragmenting photos. Small improvement to MTF (.BKF) file recovery
2.66 Small enhancements - development for RAID systems taking place
2.65 First support for Unix XFS disks. 4096 byte sectors supported for FAT32 - iPod disks
2.64 Office 2007 documents detected in raw recovery
2.63 Enhanced recovery from FAT disks when using scan for directory stubs - more directories are named
2.61 First release of exFAT. Improved Linux Ext2 support
2.59 Enhanced creation of Video disks from recovered MPEG files
2.57 First Forensic XML report giving summary and details of jobs performed
2.56 Uni-code strings can be searched for in disk image mode
2.55 Enhanced recovery of deleted FAT32 files
2.53 Files with failed sectors marked in the log. Encase EWF files can be read (nb this should be considered a Beta feature at this stage) but will handle standard and compressed files..
2.50 Improved operation on Vista systems
2.47 EFI support, including details in forensic report log
2.46 Enhanced joining of fragmented jpegs
2.44 Improved stability with Vista
2.43 Enhanced sorting of large logs, makes more use of available PC memory
2.42 Improved support in wizard for multiple partition disks
2.41 Extra fields added to .csv log reports. Hash value in log for disk images.
2.40 Addition Unix formats added and Mac handling enhanced. Forensic report included in .CSV exported reports
2.38 More tool tips added
2.36 First version of MFT Parse implemented. Tool tips added to wizard screen. Installation on systems without a C: drive made possible
2.35 Sector numbers in option boxes can be double clicked to view the sector
2.34 Option to validate FAT files as part of recovery. More development on data carving tool, includes file validation
2.32 First version of disk sector searching, so string may be found anywhere on a disk. Improved FAT support, FAT table is checked for integrity and may be repaired automatically. First release of data carving tool, click on verify column within forensic log. Forensic option only.
2.31 Additional Forensic report entries. $bitmap, $MFT and $logfile file read with Forensic option
2.30 Optional operation with a dongle to allow installation on multiple PCs
2.28 Improved BKF support
2.27 Support for SCSI drives not recognised by the operating system
2.25 Improved disk analysis for FAT32. Recovery mode option added to Wizard
2.24 Enhanced metedata extraction from JPEG files. Support for GUID partition tables (as used on current Macs).
2.23 Improved support for open session CDs, and for multi-session UDF disks
2.22 Preliminary addition of MTF - .BKF file backups. No limit to the size of logs that can be sorted
2.21 Preliminary addition of Unix HTFS file system recovery
2.19 Small improvements to wizard and analysis. Faster initial scan for NTFS disks
2.16 Enhanced initial disk verification and analysis
2.12 Initial version of forensic report
2.10 Automatic Windows Vista UAC control
2.09 Enhanced recovery of deleted FAT32 files. CSV files detected
2.06 Titles added to Word files on raw recovery mode. Fragmented AVIs joined in Raw mode.
2.04 Initial version able to join fragmented jpegs when doing a raw image recovery
2.03 Files may be viewed from directory screen - right click
2.00 First full released version - online purchase enabled
1.72 Improved partition recovery functions. One step video disk recovery within the Wizard
1.70 Improved wizard with support for CD-RW unerase. AppleDouble format supported when recovering Mac disks to a PC drive
1.69 Some analysis of disk structure integrity before doing a wizard recovery . Speed enhancements in wizard as well as target times being displayed
1.68 Disk analysis display
1.66 Improved FAT32 recovery analysis
1.65 Determine the file a sector is used in. View fragment runs
1.64 Mac JAZ format supported
1.63 Enhanced imaging for failing disks
1.63 Video disk index creation
1.62 Split routine to place files in directories for DVD burning
1.61 Enhanced Mac recovery
1.60 File deduplication added
1.59 Scan for Macintosh directories
V1.58 small updates
V1.57 Enhanced Raw splitting routine. Improved Mac handling and analysis of FAT disks
V1.56 Improved processing of NTFS disks without master $MFT sectors. Improved wizard operation with unrecognised disks. Wizard less likely to hang with some disks. Dates added to JPEG and TIFF file name, when file file contains date tag
V1.55 DVD properties can be examined
V1.54 Log numbers may be viewed in hex, or decimal
V1.53 Small improvements on partition recovery
V1.52 Bug removed on reading some long files in NTFS
V1.51 Improved analysis of FAT disk with missing boot sectors. Filename field added to log
V1.50 Analysis for FAT disks with missing boot sectors. Improved UDF support for VAT
V1.48 Improved Macintosh support
V1.47 Improved support for long directories on UDF CDs. File selection based on file extension
V1.46 File selection on file size implemented as part of file filter. Improved progress reporting. Revised analysis interface screen
V1.45 Directory slack for NTFS disks saved. Flags added to logs to indicate read only, encrypted files etc
V1.43 File filter functions added to CD reading
V1.42 Multi-threaded additions to enhance output speed
V1.41 File selection or skipping based on MD5 values
V1.40 Selection of drives by both physical drive number and logical drive letter
V1.37 Revised help system - also available online
V1.33 Easier interface to enter registration code
V1.32 FAT32 with no FAT map correctly implemented
V1.31 Partition analysis, and boot sector reconstruction
V1.30 Improved MAC HFS+ support
V.128 Improved NTFS support, with selection of MFT range
V1.25 NTFS will store partially overwritten files in a new subdirectory
V1.24 Modified dates part of file filter selection
V.12 File filter, implementation of directory selection
V1.20 Output optionally in directories for CD or DVD writing -will fill directories to be a complete CD or DVD size
V1.19 Compressed NTFS disks expanded on raw read file extraction. Name length optionally truncated for CD production
V1.17 JPEG files verified when part of unallocated space extraction. Automatic deletion of logs after defined period.
V.1.16 NTFS added to wizard, with partition support
V1.15 CD-ROM added to wizard and demo. Wizard includes track and partition count for media
V1.11 Floppy disk support added to wizard and demo
V1.09 Image files can be viewed, even in demo mode. Thumb nails of recovered images are displayed automatically while in wizard mode.
CnW Data Recovery Software recovers lost files from
o Digital photo camera memory chips
o Compact Flash, CE, sD, xD, Memorystick, MultiMedia Card, or USB compatible memory
o Hard drives recovered
o RAID 0 - RAID-5, JBODs ** under developmentdata recovery software for hard drives
o CDs and DVDs, including mini-DVDs
o Thumb drives
o Jaz and Zip disks
o Floppy disks
File systems supported
o NTFS, NTFS compressed,.
o FAT32, FAT16, FAT12
o IDE, USB, SATA, SCSI
o Macintosh HFS+
o Hard disc EFI partitions
o Data carving for any operating system
o ISO9660, Joliet, UDF, Macintosh
o Quick erased CD-RW*
o DVD, data and video
o Unix XFS
o Flash memory
o .BKF backup files
Recovers data that has been lost
o Deleted file restoring from NTFS and FAT32
o Formatted disks can be recovered
o Disk corruption
o Missing FATs or MFTs are reconstructed
o Partial disk failure can be recovered
o Partition or boot sector failureRead files lost on memory chips
o Corrupted FATs are dynamically fixed
o Overwritten boot sectors are reconstructed
o Master Boot Record (MBR) failure or corruption
o Partition tables corrupted can be regenerated
o Failure when being repartitioned
o Quick erased* (CD-RW)
o Files lost due to software error can be recovered
o Operator error
o Malicious deletion of files can be resolved
o Installation of new operating system
o Not ejecting USB drives correctly
o Power glitch
o Video camera DVD corruption, but video can be reconstructed
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