.DA0 File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .DA0 file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

DA0 File Recovery

What is a .DA0 file?

Backup of the Registry database used by Windows; contains a copy of original registry files; for example, system.da0 is the backup file for system.dat.

What Are Common Causes of ".DA0" Files Lost or Failure?

There could be several common causes for ".DA0" files lost or failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete ".DA0" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer system.
  2. File system corruption: If the file system on the storage device where the ".DA0" files are stored becomes corrupted, it can result in the loss or failure of these files.
  3. Hardware failure: Issues with the storage device, such as a hard drive failure or a faulty USB drive, can lead to the loss or failure of ".DA0" files.
  4. Software issues: Errors or bugs in software programs that handle ".DA0" files can cause them to become inaccessible or corrupted.
  5. Virus or malware attack: Malicious software can infect and corrupt ".DA0" files, making them unusable or causing them to be deleted.
  6. Power outages or system crashes: Sudden power outages or system crashes while working with ".DA0" files can result in their loss or corruption.
  7. Improper file transfer or handling: If ".DA0" files are not transferred or handled properly, such as during a file transfer process or while using an incompatible program, they may become corrupted or lost.
  8. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidentally formatting a storage device or overwriting ".DA0" files with incorrect data, can lead to their loss or failure.

It is always recommended to regularly back up important files, including ".DA0" files, to minimize the risk of data loss.

How to recover lost ".DA0" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".DA0" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".DA0" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".DA0" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".DA0" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

Partition Recovery™ 4.9
The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".DA0" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".DA0" extension?

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Programs that open ".DA0" files

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Additional Information

  • File type: Windows Registry Backup File

  • File extension: .DA0

  • Developer: Microsoft

  • Category: Backup Files

  • Format: N/A


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is the file extension .DA0 typically associated with, and what does it represent?

    The file extension .DA0 is typically associated with Microsoft Access Database files. It represents a database file created using Microsoft Access, a relational database management system. These files store structured data in tables, allowing users to organize, manipulate, and retrieve information efficiently.

  • How can I determine the program or software required to open a .DA0 file?

    To determine the program or software required to open a .DA0 file, you can follow these steps:

    1. Check the file extension: Confirm that the file you have is indeed a .DA0 file. Sometimes the file extension may not be displayed, or it could be mistakenly named. Make sure the file extension is correct.
    2. Research the file type: Conduct an online search to find information about the .DA0 file format. Look for any known software or programs associated with this file type. This may include specific applications or software packages.
    3. Consult the file source: If the .DA0 file was received from someone else, ask them about the software they used to create or access the file. They may be able to provide you with the necessary information.
    4. Contact the file creator: If you created the .DA0 file yourself but don't remember which program you used, try to recall any relevant details. If you are unable to remember, contact the software vendor or developer for assistance.
    5. Use a universal file viewer: If you are still unable to determine the program needed to open the .DA0 file, you can try using a universal file viewer. These viewers are capable of opening a wide range of file formats. Some popular universal file viewers include File Viewer Plus, Free File Viewer, and File Magic.
    6. Seek help from online forums or communities: If all else fails, you can ask for help in online forums or communities dedicated to software or file formats. Describe your situation and provide as much information as possible about the .DA0 file. Other users may be able to identify the file type and recommend the appropriate software.

    Remember to exercise caution when downloading and installing software from the internet. Ensure that you only download software from trusted sources to avoid any potential security risks.

  • Are there any specific steps or tools available to open and access the content of a .DA0 file?

    .DA0 files are typically associated with Microsoft Access, a database management system. To open and access the content of a .DA0 file, you can follow these steps:

    1. Ensure you have Microsoft Access installed on your computer.
    2. Launch Microsoft Access.
    3. Click on the "File" tab in the top-left corner of the window.
    4. Select "Open" from the menu.
    5. In the "Open" dialog box, navigate to the location of the .DA0 file.
    6. Select the .DA0 file and click on the "Open" button.
    7. Microsoft Access will open the .DA0 file, allowing you to access its content.

    Note: If the .DA0 file is corrupted or not in a compatible format, you may encounter difficulties in opening or accessing its content.

    It's worth mentioning that .DA0 files can also be associated with other applications, such as PowerISO, a disk image file utility. In such cases, you would need to use the respective application to open and access the content of the .DA0 file.

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