These programs can retrieve information from deleted files and formatted disks.


  • Directory Snoop Recovers erased files and data from individual clusters. Can also wipe sensitive data from a disk to prevent recovery. Shareware. (

  • File Scavenger Scans a disk to find previously deleted files that can still be recovered. Shareware. (

  • NTIDoc Lists all files and creation dates and times stored in a directory. Freeware. (

  • Omniquad Detective Searches and examines a hard disk for information. Shareware. (