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Active@ Partition Recovery for Windows

Helps you if a non-system partition is lost, i.e. you can boot Windows, install and run the software using Windows Operating System to recover deleted or damaged partitions located on data volumes, attached HDDs, as well as on external USB disks and Memory Cards (SunDisk, MemoryStick, CompactFlash, etc...). Boot system configurator (boot.ini) is corrected automatically to keep the system bootable. Also, damaged Volume Boot Sectors are corrected to maintain integrity of the partition. Software allows to fix a damaged MBR and GPT, and to delete invalid partitions. Supported creation and data recovery from Disk Images, including VMWare disks.

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Active@ Partition Recovery Professional

This solution allows to recover both system partitions and non-system ones. Advanced Last Chance recovery method allows to detect and recover files by their specific signatures on severely damaged volumes. Supported 147 standard file signatures, including Music, Photos, Camera Raw Images, eBooks, Office Documents and more. Last Chance recovery is the only option when partition recovery was unsuccessful due to serious damage to the partitions data. Built-in file Organizer allows to rename and organize files (detected by signatures) in a proper directories structure.

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Active@ Partition Recovery Ultimate

In addition to Professional features, contains a bootable ISO Image (WinPE based Active@ Boot Disk Lite) that you can burn to a CD-ROM or write to a USB Flash drive and boot Windows from this CD-ROM/USB to recover partitions (including the system ones) as well as to recover particular files and folders from within the familiar Windows environment. Ultimate edition includes also Linux-based bootable Active@ LiveCD (Linux recovery environment) being able to boot all the latest x86 & x64 UEFI secure boot systems as well as standard BIOS. Universal bootable disk creator prepares Windows or Linux boot disks for any type of media (CD/DVD/BD/USB). Ultimate version also includes the Active@ File Recovery - tool to recover deleted files, files on damaged partitions and to reconstruct damaged RAID disk arrays. Active@ File Recovery allows you to save particular files in case of unsuccessful partition recovery (for example, the file system itself is severely damaged).

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Active@ Partition Recovery Toolkit Standard
Runs under Windows XP/Server 2003/2008/2012/2016/2019/2022/Vista/Windows 7/8/10/11 (x64 editions as well)
Displays complete physical disk partitioning and volume information
Large disks and volumes are supported (larger than 2TB)
Support for standard HDD sector size (512 bytes) and large sectors (4,096 bytes)
Advanced extended scan algorithms detect damaged Microsoft FAT, exFAT, NTFS, Apple HFS+, ApFS, Linux Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, BtrFS and Unix UFS partitions
Supports SATA/eSATA/SSD/SAS/SCSI/NVMe disks and hardware RAIDs
Supports FAT, exFAT, NTFS, Apple HFS+, ApFS, FreeBSD UFS, Linux ExtFS, BtrFS file systems
Detects deleted or damaged primary and extended partitions and volumes
Scans partitions damaged by virus or paritions having MBR / GPT damaged
Ability to evaluate partition integrity by previewing files on detected volumes
Displays complete partition info and recoverability status for detected volumes
Ability to filter detected partitions by recoverability status and other attributes
Supports multi-language characters (unicode) and long file names
Creates Raw and Compressed Disk Images for physical disks and logical volumes
Opens and displays the content of Raw, Compressed and VMWare Disk Images
Creates backups for MBR, GPT, Partition Table and Volume Boot Sectors
Detected partitions and live volumes visual representation within disk area
Displays detailed recovery errors and suggestions to resolve recovery problems
Restores MBR, GPT, Partition Table and Boot Sectors from the backup
Restores detected partition information and saves it back to HDD
Performs rollbacks to previous state in case the recovery was not successfull
Option to delete invalid partitions after volume validity inspection
Corrects BOOT.INI automatically to keep the system bootable after re-partitioning
Corrects Volume Boot Sectors automatically to maintain the partitions' integrity
Manual mode for the correction Volume Boot Sectors provided for advanced users
Allows to fix damaged or missing MBR (Hard Disk Drive Master Boot Record) and GPT
Ability to recover all files and folders from Disk Images to another location
Performs partition recovery on-the-fly (no machine reboot is needed)
Option to recover volume in-place or to duplicate all volume data to a new disk
Option to recover only files, or to copy all data (sector-by-sector) to a new disk
Active@ Partition Recovery Professional
LastChance recovery mode detects files by their signatures on severely damaged volumes
Built-in Organizer allows to rename & organize files in folders (detected by signatures)
Includes integrated Active@ Disk Editor (Hex Viewer) - low-level disk and file inspector
Distributed via Windows Installer
Active@ Partition Recovery Ultimate
Includes Windows & Linux versions in one package. Windows Installer
LastChance recovery mode detects files by their signatures on severely damaged volumes
Built-in Organizer allows to rename & organize files in folders (detected by signatures)
Includes integrated Active@ Disk Editor (Hex Viewer) - low-level disk and file inspector
Includes Active@ File Recovery - recovery tool for restoring deleted files & damaged RAIDs
Includes WinPE-based Active@ Boot Disk Lite (Windows Recovery Environment) for recovery of system partitions on unbootable systems
Includes OpenSUSE-based Active@ LiveCD (Linux Recovery Environment) for unbootable systems recovery, being able to boot the latest x86 & x64 UEFI secure boot systems, and regular BIOS
Bootable Disk Creator allows you to create bootable USB Flash disk, as well as CD/DVD/Blu-ray disks
Bootable Disk customization - adding user files, changing network, security & language settings