File Management Recovery TestDisk for Windows

TestDisk for Windows 7.0 for Windows

by Christophe GRENIER

Avg. Rating 4.7 (80 votes)

File Details

File Size 11.6 MB
License Open Source
Operating System Windows 2000/Server 2003/Vista/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 31,184
Publisher Christophe GRENIER
Homepage TestDisk
Other Versions

Publisher's Description

TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery software. It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting your Partition Table).

Latest Reviews

anonswgeek

anonswgeek reviewed v7.0 on Apr 20, 2015

v7.0 windows - Avira AV finds Trojan "TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen2". this wasn't detected in the last version 6.14..
false alarm?

BANDIT-

BANDIT- reviewed v6.14 on Sep 13, 2013

YUP..!! Always got this in my Toolbox. CMD line it may be, Which will probably edge some guys away. My main usage is to Write Boot sectors to Raw Disks, which saves "Hours" using File recovery S/w. 5*

traumadoc

traumadoc reviewed v6.14 Beta on Apr 19, 2012

Those moaning and groaning about errors, bugs, problems, etc. . . . you clearly didn't read the "beta" portion of the forum let alone the application release name.

tingting

tingting reviewed v6.13 on Mar 6, 2012

hi everyone, i manage 2 recover my file in my external hardisk but can't read my file and the name of all the file is with weird character/code. and i can't open d file. wat 2 do? i got my file at efi gpt instead of intel as recommended by many forum. but after reboot i can't open. help!

hfionn

hfionn reviewed v6.12 on Jul 8, 2011

Cloning a HDD with Acronis and cloned the wrong way.After initial 2 days of panic,testdisk came to my rescue.
Thanks Christopher.

[deXter]

[deXter] reviewed v6.12 Beta on May 7, 2009

This new stable release version fixes
- the EXIF parser used by PhotoRec when Jpeg and Tiff files are found
- TestDisk EFI GPT partition backup

Diam0nd

Diam0nd reviewed v6.11 Beta on Jul 21, 2008

A must have!

Scary Guy

Scary Guy reviewed v6.10 on Jul 18, 2008

I just upgraded it the other day and got some pictures off a friend's SD card from her camera. Works amazingly well and should be in any IT guy's arsenal of tools.

merlion

merlion reviewed v6.10 Beta on Feb 23, 2008

Had my 500G NTFS over written by Linux Ext3 250G partition by accident when it was plugged into the eSATA port of a Linux system. The entire data was lost. I use Testdisk to do a detailed search and the entire 500G data was recovered completely. It worked very well. A big thank you to the developer.

seier

seier reviewed v6.9 on Feb 14, 2008

This program isn't very user friendly, but it's free and free is extremely rare in the data recovery world. That being said if you have a basic understanding of file systems, partitions, and drives you should be able to find your way around. I would give it a 5, but it doesn't yet support XLS and DOC natively.

Avg. Rating 4.7 (80 votes)
Your Rating
anonswgeek

anonswgeek reviewed v7.0 on Apr 20, 2015

v7.0 windows - Avira AV finds Trojan "TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen2". this wasn't detected in the last version 6.14..
false alarm?

BANDIT-

BANDIT- reviewed v6.14 on Sep 13, 2013

YUP..!! Always got this in my Toolbox. CMD line it may be, Which will probably edge some guys away. My main usage is to Write Boot sectors to Raw Disks, which saves "Hours" using File recovery S/w. 5*

traumadoc

traumadoc reviewed v6.14 Beta on Apr 19, 2012

Those moaning and groaning about errors, bugs, problems, etc. . . . you clearly didn't read the "beta" portion of the forum let alone the application release name.

tingting

tingting reviewed v6.13 on Mar 6, 2012

hi everyone, i manage 2 recover my file in my external hardisk but can't read my file and the name of all the file is with weird character/code. and i can't open d file. wat 2 do? i got my file at efi gpt instead of intel as recommended by many forum. but after reboot i can't open. help!

hfionn

hfionn reviewed v6.12 on Jul 8, 2011

Cloning a HDD with Acronis and cloned the wrong way.After initial 2 days of panic,testdisk came to my rescue.
Thanks Christopher.

[deXter]

[deXter] reviewed v6.12 Beta on May 7, 2009

This new stable release version fixes
- the EXIF parser used by PhotoRec when Jpeg and Tiff files are found
- TestDisk EFI GPT partition backup

Diam0nd

Diam0nd reviewed v6.11 Beta on Jul 21, 2008

A must have!

Scary Guy

Scary Guy reviewed v6.10 on Jul 18, 2008

I just upgraded it the other day and got some pictures off a friend's SD card from her camera. Works amazingly well and should be in any IT guy's arsenal of tools.

merlion

merlion reviewed v6.10 Beta on Feb 23, 2008

Had my 500G NTFS over written by Linux Ext3 250G partition by accident when it was plugged into the eSATA port of a Linux system. The entire data was lost. I use Testdisk to do a detailed search and the entire 500G data was recovered completely. It worked very well. A big thank you to the developer.

seier

seier reviewed v6.9 on Feb 14, 2008

This program isn't very user friendly, but it's free and free is extremely rare in the data recovery world. That being said if you have a basic understanding of file systems, partitions, and drives you should be able to find your way around. I would give it a 5, but it doesn't yet support XLS and DOC natively.

echoiz

echoiz reviewed v6.9 on Feb 14, 2008

Useful one! I saved my friends' disks a lot of times.Commandline style isn't welcomed by most people,but it's really easy to use and powerful.
One of my must-have tools!

comeoffit

comeoffit reviewed v6.9 on Feb 13, 2008

Speaking of not understanding, belthurgp, you failed to understand hell0's comment. S/he didn't call TestDisk "garbage", but was referring to what was shown on the screen when it was run. Ah, it's so easy to insult people...

If you're such a computer guru, please explain what "CHS 36483 255 63hese symptoms" means! Particularly the "63hese" part. I seek your wisdom!

stylemessiah

stylemessiah reviewed v6.9 on Feb 13, 2008

Get it, simple aas that.

I used this when a user managed to destroy the partition table of a 120GB HDD. I tried all manner of partition table tools, Stellar Phoenix etc (to try and save the data) with no luck.

Pulled out an older version of this and within 3 minutes i had the partition table back.

Didnt lose a single byte of data.

Been a fan ever since.

For a freeware tool, very few in any area of system tools are better than this.

belthurgp

belthurgp reviewed v6.9 Beta on Dec 25, 2007

hell0, Just because you cannot understand something, it doesn't mean its garbage. Go out and learn about computers and then put your comments.

hell0

hell0 reviewed v6.8 on Aug 20, 2007

Might be great, I can't tell, because it vomits this kind of garbage on my screen when I run it:

Disk /dev/sda - 300 GB / 279 GiB - CHS 36483 255 63hese symptoms
[ Analyse ] Analyse current partition structure and search for lost partitions
[ Advanced ] Filesystem UtilsiBiB - CHS 252 255 63s.
[ Geometry ] Change disk geometry123 64 32
[ Options ] Modify optionsediaiB4271256 1 1be recorded for later
[ MBR Code ] Write TestDisk MBR code to first sectorsk.log , it
[ Delete ] Delete all data in the partition table and various
[ Quit ] Return to disk selectiones TestDisk was used to find and
list onscreen.

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