Commercial file recovery for ext3?

Keld Jørn Simonsen keld at
Sat Oct 13 17:59:56 UTC 2007

On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 11:46:27AM -0500, J wrote:
> A user inflicted a massive change on an EXT-3 data partition.*  I'm 
> looking for an application that can recover deleted files. ( The 
> majority of the files are Excel. )  I don't particularly care what it 
> names the files, and I don't expect a 100% success rate, even though I 
> told everyone to go home right after I found out it had been done.
> * Over a gig of files on a Samba server were moved into a another 
> directory by mistake (by Windows XP Media center), and then subsequently 
> moved back to their previous location... except when a dialog came up 
> showing the files being processed one-by-one, it was canceled in a panic.
> The timing wasn't good:  the backup scripts had been failing quietly.
> Looking for the latest options.  Anyone have anything they've used?

I have made some software available at

It is not perfect, but try it out.

best regards

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