Data Recovery with Isobuster

IsoBusterWhenever happens to lose data you assumed was safely stored in your backup devices, you feel angry, sad and desperate at the thought of being unable to recover it in any way.

That exactly happened to a friend of mine last week and I promised him I would have done my best to help him.

He accidentally quick formatted a DVD-RW disc containing almost one year of work. After a search on the Net I found what looked to be the best software solution for this problem: Isobuster.

Loosing data in that way never happened to me personally, so I had to evaluate some of the data recovery software solutions on the market and Isobuster resulted to be the best in terms of effectiveness, usability, price and support.

I emailed Peter Van Hove, the one-man-company behind Smart-Projects and author of Isobuster, and I found a friendly developer. 🙂

He told me he’s going to Cambridge for the European Shareware Conference. You can cast your vote here for his software if you’d like to increase his chances to win the Epsilon Award.

My friend was very happy to know I was able to recover his files, but I think he’d better thank Peter for creating such a good software. 😉

Anyway, loosing digital data is nothing compared to loosing friendship, maybe due to a simple mistake or a misunderstanding. It has just happened to me recently and there’s no software able recover such a situation. Human relationships can be much more complex than any kind of software.

In this case maybe only a candid dialogue could help…


  1. #1 by Peter Van Hove on September 8, 2007 - 1:35 am

    IsoBuster has been nominated again, for this year’s (2007) Epsilon award.

    I would like to win something for a change (let’s face it … I will never win the lottery 🙂

    So everybody … vote for IsoBuster 🙂


  2. #2 by Albegor on September 8, 2007 - 9:41 am

    I just voted for it! 😉

  3. #3 by Peter Van Hove on September 12, 2007 - 1:09 pm

    Thanks Albegor !

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