.GNO 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 .GNO file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2023.

GNO File Recovery

What is a .GNO file?

Project file created by GenoPro, a free program used to create genealogies; contains genealogy project data, including family trees, pedigrees, pictures, dates, and other genealogy information; used to record family history, analyze ancestries, and print family tree reports.

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

There can be several common causes for ".GNO" files being lost or experiencing failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete the ".GNO" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer system.
  2. Software or hardware issues: If there are software or hardware malfunctions or failures, it can lead to the loss or corruption of ".GNO" files. This can occur due to system crashes, power outages, or issues with storage devices.
  3. Virus or malware attacks: Malicious software can infect and corrupt files on a computer system, including ".GNO" files. This can render the files inaccessible or cause them to be lost.
  4. File system errors: Errors in the file system, such as file system corruption or bad sectors on the storage device, can result in the loss or failure of ".GNO" files.
  5. Improper file handling: If the ".GNO" files are not handled properly, such as forceful termination of applications or improper file transfers, it can lead to file corruption or loss.
  6. Incompatible software or updates: Using incompatible software or updating existing software can sometimes result in conflicts that may cause ".GNO" files to become inaccessible or fail.
  7. Human error: Human error, such as accidental formatting of storage devices or improper file manipulation, can also lead to the loss or failure of ".GNO" files.

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

How to recover lost ".GNO" 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 ".GNO" file may be deleted.

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

Use programs for recovering ".GNO" 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 ".GNO" 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.

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 ".GNO" 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 ".GNO" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo genoPro Genealogy Tree File image file file?

Programs that open ".GNO" files

GenoPro GenoPro

Additional Information

  • File type: GenoPro Genealogy Tree File

  • File extension: .GNO

  • Developer: GenoPro

  • Category: Data Files

  • Format: Binary


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Comments (2)

  • Hetman Software: Data Recovery
    Hetman Software: Data Recovery 18.12.2019 13:30 #
    Leave a comment if you have any questions about Recovering lost .GNO files after deleting, cleaning or formatting!
  • ubaid
    ubaid 8.09.2020 08:19 #
    how i can remove gno extension from my all data. All files corrupt now.
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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.

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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 a ".GNO backup" file and how is it created?

    A ".GNO backup" file is a backup file format used by the GNO/ME operating system. GNO/ME is a multitasking, UNIX-like operating system for the Apple II series of computers.

    The ".GNO backup" file is created to back up important system files, applications, or user data. It is a compressed archive file that contains a snapshot of the selected files and directories. This backup file format allows users to restore their system or data in case of accidental deletion, corruption, or system failure.

    To create a ".GNO backup" file, users can utilize backup utilities or commands provided by the GNO/ME operating system. These utilities usually offer options to select specific files or directories to include in the backup, compression settings, and destination location for the backup file. Once the backup process is completed, a ".GNO backup" file is generated, which can be stored on external storage media or transferred to another system for safekeeping.

  • How can I restore a ".GNO backup" file and access the data within it?

    To restore and access the data within a ".GNO backup" file, you can follow these steps:

    1. Determine the file type: ".GNO backup" files are typically associated with Genie Backup Manager software. Make sure you have the appropriate software installed on your computer.
    2. Install Genie Backup Manager: If you don't have Genie Backup Manager installed, download and install it from the official website.
    3. Launch Genie Backup Manager: Open the Genie Backup Manager software on your computer.
    4. Locate the backup file: Navigate to the location where the ".GNO backup" file is saved. This could be on your local storage or an external device.
    5. Start the restore process: In Genie Backup Manager, look for the option to restore or recover files. It may be labeled as "Restore," "Recover," or something similar.
    6. Select the backup file: When prompted, choose the ".GNO backup" file you want to restore from the location where it is saved.
    7. Choose the restore destination: Specify the location where you want to restore the backup data. It could be a specific folder or drive on your computer.
    8. Start the restore process: Begin the restore process by clicking on the appropriate button or option within the software.
    9. Wait for the restore to complete: The software will restore the ".GNO backup" file to the specified location. The time required will depend on the size of the backup and the speed of your computer.
    10. Access the restored data: Once the restore process is complete, you can access the restored data by navigating to the location you specified earlier. The data should now be accessible and usable.

    Note: The exact steps may vary depending on the version of Genie Backup Manager you are using. It's recommended to refer to the software's documentation or online resources for detailed instructions specific to your version.

  • Are there any specific software or tools required to work with ".GNO backup" files?

    There is no specific software or tool required to work with ".GNO backup" files as it appears to be a file extension that is not widely recognized or associated with any specific software or application. It is possible that ".GNO backup" is a custom file extension used by a specific program or system, in which case you would need to determine the associated software and use that to open or work with the files.

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