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User's Guide for DOS

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2. System Requirements

This is a requirements for a DOS version (obsolete)

This chapter outlines the minimum requirements for PCs using Active@ UNERASER 6.0.

2.1 Personal Computer

Minimum system requirements for Active@ UNERASER are:

  • AT compatible CPU with 386 or newer processor
  • 640Kb of RAM
  • 1.44 Mb floppy diskette drive or CD-ROM
  • EGA 640x480 or better screen resolution
  • Bootable CD-ROM or Floppy disk containing DOS, or startup disk for Windows 95/98/ME/XP
  • HDD of type IDE/ATA/SCSI attached to be recovered

2.2 Active@ UNERASER Version

The performance of Active@ UNERASER depends on the version of the application, as displayed in the table below:

Feature DEMO Registered
Can be saved and run from bootable floppy
Displays complete physical and logical drive information
Supports IDE / ATA / SCSI drives
Supports large (more than 8GB) size drives
Supports FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 file systems
Supports MS-DOS, Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/XP/7/8/10 Professional x64/XP Home x64/2003/2003 Server x64 partitions
Detects deleted primary and extended partitions and drives
Scans partitions damaged by virus or with damaged MBR
Assesses ability to recover files and folders
Previews files and folders before recovery
Supports search by filename or mask
Displays content of any sector on the drive with Disk Viewer
Creates Disk Image
Creates backup for MBR, Partition Table, Boot Sectors
Virtually restores NTFS Partition Table, even new drive space has been formatted
Virtually restores MBR, Partition Table from backup
Un-erases and saves deleted files and folders onto FAT drive
Copies existing files and folders from FAT or NTFS partitions to FAT drive
 

User's Guide content

  1. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
    1. Restoring Deleted Data
    2. Files Erased
    3. Partition Damage
    4. Steps to unerase Files and Folders
  2. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  3. USING Active@ UNERASER CONSOLE
    1. Starting Active@ UNERASER DOS console
    2. Starting Active@ UNERASER Windows console
    3. Command Bar Menu
    4. Performing a Drive Scan
    5. Performing a Device Scan
    6. Searching for Deleted Files and Folders
    7. Searching for Files by Name
    8. Using Hex/Text Viewer
    9. Unerasing a Deleted File
    10. Unerasing a Deleted Folder
    11. Creating a Disk Image
    12. Steps to create a Disk Image
    13. Checking Disk Image
    14. Working with Disk Image
    15. Long File Names Support
    16. Recovering Files with Long Names
  4. DATA RECOVERY TIPS
    1. Treat Recovery Area With Care
    2. Save Recovered Files Onto a Different Drive
    3. Load UNERASER to a Floppy
    4. Dealing With the "Unknown"
  5. PREPARING TO USE THE UTILITY
    1. Preparing a DOS-Bootable Floppy Disk
    2. Preparing a Bootable ISO CD-ROM Image
  6. USING COMMAND LINE PARAMETERS
    1. Overview of Command Line Parameters
  7. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS:
  8. HOW TO...

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