Have You Ever Needed To Recover A Deleted File
Accidently deleting files, pictures and documents is easy –getting them back is more of problem.
When files are deleted from your hard drive, they are moved to the recycle bin which gives you a chance to change your mind and restore them if you need to. But if you’ve emptied the Recycle Bin and then realize you needed the files – you’d be up the proverbial creek.
That is – until you download and install OSForensics from Passmark Software.
This FREE tool enables you to search your drive for recoverable files even after they have been removed from the Recycle Bin and then restore them to their original state.
This functionality is very useful in its own right, but the file recovery tool can also be used to retrace your steps so you can find websites and files you’ve been using but may have forgotten the name of. Taking this train of thought a little further, one could also retrace their child’s or perhaps a disgruntled employees steps to see what they’ve been up to and what type of mischief they may have been involved in.
Another very useful feature of OSForensics is its powerful search function giving you the ability to search through email archives. The indexing process can open and read most popular mail file formats (including Outlook PST’s) and even identify individual messages without having an email client installed.
The indexing process is not limited to just emails either – it can also index other files such as Word Documents and PDF’s making their contents available for searching as well.
What more could you ask of a “FREE” program?
Here’s the icing on the cake – OSForensics can recover usernames and passwords from recently accessed websites in common web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Opera.
The program is FREE for Personal, Educational and Home use but you can only get support via their free public forum. If you want phone and email support it will cost you $190 per year.
Does this sound like a tool that should be in your computer toolbox? Visit their website to get more information and download OSForensics