Windows 2008 Recovery Software

Data Recovery in 2020: a complete guide

How to recover Windows 2008 using various software:

Sometimes during the work of a , various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures may occur, even in spite of regular update and cleaning. Complete reinstallation of the system and full formatting of its local drives is not always the only way to restore the system back to normal. Use software to recover passwords, registry, bootloader, system files and dll files of your .

In such cases, the operating system can be restored with the use of special disks or programs created specifically for system recovery or recovery of files which determine its uninterrupted operation.

Windows 2008 file recovery software

Are you looking for a way to recover files?

In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard OS options, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

For this purpose, do the following:

  • Download the program, install and launch it. Learn about the program functions and step-by-step guide.
  • By default, users are suggested to start with File Recovery Wizard. Click «Next», and the program will ask you to select the disk you want to recover your files from.
  • Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover files and select analysis type. Choose «Full analysis» and wait for the disk scanning procedure to finish.
  • When the scanning is over, you will be shown files for recovery. Select the ones you need and click «Recover».
  • Select one of the options to save files. Do not save the recovered files to the disk from where they have been deleted previously because they can be erased.

HDD partition recovery software

Methods applied to recover hard disk partitions depend on whether the system is in operable condition. Let us study most typical cases:

Recover a hard disk non-system partition

For this purpose, do the following:

  • Download the program for hard disk data recovery - Hetman Partition Recovery, install and launch it.
  • After launch, the program will find and display all physical disks as well as available and unavailable partitions and areas on your disks, showing this information in the left part of the main window.
  • Double-click on the disk or the area from which you need to recover files and select analysis type (in our case, this area is a non-formatted area). Choose «Full analysis» and wait for the disk scanning procedure to finish.
  • When the scanning is over, you will be shown files for recovery. Select the ones you need and click «Recover».
  • Select one of the options to save files. Do not save the recovered files to the disk from where they have been deleted previously because they can be erased.

Recover an HDD system partition

If the system partition is lost, a computer will not boot.

That is why:

  • Disconnect and take out of the computer the hard disk where the system partition was lost.
  • Connect this HDD to another computer.
  • Make sure that your hard disk is recognized by the other computer correctly.
  • Now follow the steps as shown in the previous section.

Recover a hard disk system partition with LiveCD

If there is no possibility to connect a hard disk with a lost or damaged system partition to another computer, you can recover such partition by starting your computer with LiveCD, an alternative portable version of an operating system.

For this purpose, do the following:

  • Find a LiveCD which is good enough for your needs, download it and copy it to a CDDVD or a flash drive.
  • Connect the LiveCD to your computer and turn it on. The computer will boot automaticaly with the LiveCd.
  • Copy files from the system partition to another media (often it can be an external hard disk).

Dll file recovery software

There can be various causes for DLL library errors in Windows. They can include deletion or damage to a library file, problkems with the system registry, malware (viruses), hardware failures or bad sectors in your HDD.

There are various methods to recover DLL library files, and one of these is DLL recovery software. Such programs can help you to restore damaged DLL files or install the missing ones.

Windows operating systems also have their own utility for such purpose – sfc /scannow

In order to use it:

  • Launch the Command prompt as Administrator.
  • In the Command prompt window type in the command sfc /scannow and Enter.

When the command is executed, it will find and restore system and DLL files. For the changes to take place, you will have to restart Windows.

Registry recovery software

Are you looking for a way to restore a Windows registry?

There is plenty of software to acess and manage Windows registry. Such programs can help you to find and correct registry errors. As a rule, they scan the registry for invalid paths and file types, control elements, obsolete entries, incorrect fonts, obsolete Start menu items, unused file extensions, program startup errors and list all the problems they have found.

With registry recovery software, you can correct errors and therefore restore your operation system back to normal. [screenshot]

Windows operating systems also have their own utility for such purpose – Regedit.exe

Registrierungseditor

To start Regedit.exe:

  1. Start the line «Run» (with a key combination Win + R).
  2. Type in the command regedit and press Enter.
Befehlsausführung Windows 2008: regedit

Password recovery software

How to reset admin password in Windows 2008?

User account passwords can be recovered with special software created for resetting or recovering passwords. Such programs are especially relevant if Administrator account password has been lost (because passwords for other user accounts can be reset from this main account).

For this purpose, do the following:

  • Download and install the software for resetting or recovering user account passwords.
  • Create a boot CD/DVD disc or USB drive with the help of such program (if necessary).
  • Restart the computer and load it with a bootable media you have created.
  • Reset or recover passwords for the required user account.

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