.R00 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 .R00 file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2023.

R00 File Recovery

What is a .R00 file?

File archive compressed using the WinRAR or RAR file compression utilities; may be a single archive or one of several parts of a split archive (see the .R01, .R02, and .R03 file extension entries).

What Are Common Causes of ".R00" Files Lost or Failure?

There can be several common causes for ".R00" files lost or failure, including:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete the ".R00" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer system.
  2. File corruption: If the ".R00" files get corrupted due to hardware or software issues, they may become inaccessible or fail to open.
  3. Virus or malware attack: A virus or malware infection can corrupt or delete the ".R00" files, leading to loss or failure.
  4. Improper file transfer: If there are errors or interruptions during the transfer of ".R00" files from one device to another, they may get lost or become corrupted.
  5. Power failure: Sudden power outages or system shutdowns during the creation, extraction, or storage of ".R00" files can cause data loss or corruption.
  6. Disk errors: If the storage device where the ".R00" files are located has bad sectors or other disk errors, it can result in file loss or failure.
  7. Software conflicts: Incompatibility or conflicts between different software applications can cause errors or corruption in ".R00" files.
  8. Operating system issues: Problems with the operating system, such as crashes, errors, or file system corruption, can lead to loss or failure of ".R00" files.
  9. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidental formatting of storage devices or improper handling of files, can result in ".R00" file loss.
  10. Hardware failure: Malfunctioning or failing hardware components, such as hard drives or memory cards, can cause ".R00" file loss or failure.

It is always recommended to regularly back up important files, including ".R00" files, to minimize the risk of data loss.

How to recover lost ".R00" 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 ".R00" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".R00" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".R00" 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 ".R00" 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 ".R00" 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 ".R00" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo winRAR Compressed Archive image file file?

Programs that open ".R00" files

WinRAR 5 WinRAR 5
Corel WinZip 23 Corel WinZip 23
7-Zip 7-Zip
Incredible Bee Archiver Incredible Bee Archiver
RARLAB RAR for Linux RARLAB RAR for Linux

Additional Information

  • File type: WinRAR Compressed Archive

  • File extension: .R00

  • Developer: RARLAB

  • Category: Compressed 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 significance of the .R00 file extension and what type of file does it represent?

    The .R00 file extension is commonly associated with split archive files. These files are part of a larger archive that has been divided into multiple parts for easier storage or sharing. The .R00 file, specifically, is the first part of the split archive.

    Splitting large archives into smaller parts allows for easier transfer over networks or storage on multiple devices. The .R00 file is typically accompanied by other parts with extensions like .R01, .R02, and so on. These files need to be combined or extracted together using file compression software, such as WinRAR or 7-Zip, to reconstruct the original archive file.

  • How can I open and access the contents of a .R00 file on my computer?

    To open and access the contents of a .R00 file on your computer, you will need to follow these steps:

    1. Ensure you have a file extraction software installed on your computer, like WinRAR or 7-Zip. These software programs are capable of extracting files from archived formats such as .R00.
    2. Right-click on the .R00 file you want to open and select "Extract Here" or "Extract files..." from the context menu. This action will initiate the extraction process.
    3. If prompted, select the destination folder where you want to extract the contents of the .R00 file. You can choose any location on your computer.
    4. The extraction software will start extracting the contents of the .R00 file. This process may take some time, depending on the size of the file.
    5. Once the extraction is complete, you can navigate to the destination folder you chose earlier to access the extracted contents of the .R00 file. You should see the extracted files in the folder.
    6. Now, you can open and use the extracted files as needed. The type of files contained within the .R00 file will determine how you can access and utilize them.

    Note: If the .R00 file is part of a larger archive split into multiple volumes (.R00, .R01, .R02, etc.), you may need to extract all the volumes in the correct order to access the complete contents.

  • Are there any specific software or tools required to extract or decompress a .R00 file?

    Yes, to extract or decompress a .R00 file, you will need software that supports the RAR file format. The .R00 file is typically part of a multi-volume RAR archive. You can use popular software like WinRAR, 7-Zip, or WinZip to extract the contents of a .R00 file.

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