PDF File Recovery From Formatted Hard Drives

July 2, 2018


Data recovery from different file formats involves different procedures. Portable Document Format (PDF) enables users to protect their file modification and thereby, avoids misinterpretation of data. You can create your PDF file from an existing word document by clicking a few buttons. This article is about restoring your corrupted or damaged PDF.

Restoring a PDF from the Recycle Bin is one way of recovering your data. Some users will need to recover their formatted PDFs. There is a different procedure for extracting data from a deleted, formatted PDF file. As we know, the deleted data is never actually lost. Its address is free for some other data, but the deleted data remains on hard disk at some other location.

Diskgetor recovery tool is useful for extracting deleted data from formatted hard disks. Diskgetor can also extract PDF files from SD cards, memory cards and USB drives. It is a powerful utility tool, which can even recover data that has been washed out from the Recycle Bin. It is a tool used by professionals.

Two ways of recovering PDF document:

• You can recover the formatted partition and then, extract the PDF files from that partition.

• Extract PDF data without recovering partition.

The latter method takes a lot of time, as you have to search for formatted files. Diskgetor can extract your PDF even if it you overwrite on it, as it knows how to get the directory tree from the hard disk.

If you are recovering data from external memory, first attach external memory to your computer, so that Diskgetor can use it as a removable disk. Do not format your PDF file and do not try to write on it either. Always check that the memory from which you are going to extract data has not suffered physical damage.


  • Eduardo Sánchez July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    I´m amazed to see that most if not all the vehicles have AT tires, none of them have any agressive Mud Tires. This may change my perception about the subject

  • phatsmitty July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    To all of the critics, please link your vehicle recovery video that is state-of-the-art, impeccable, flawless, and foolproof. I believe Andrew and John have done a wonderful job here. Personally had the opportunity to recover a truck stuck in the mud, with a high-lift jack. Yes it was potentially dangerous, and all involved were aware and kept themselves out of harm's way. Thank you Andrew and John for taking the time to do this!!!

  • Matt Allen July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Mmmm … overlanding in toffee. So much fun!

  • silver angel July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Love the Range Rover at 56:00 the same as my first 4×4. It was a 1982 model 30yo and put many new modified 4x4s to shame.. 👍👍

  • silver angel July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    The guy at 3:20 nearly lost an arm.. a lot of useful info though 👍👍

  • The 99% July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    instead of wasting hours using chains, pegs, shackles and stakes in soft wet sand.. just use sand ladders.

  • sankara July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    rumour has it that john is still stuck by the river and is living the rest of his life as a crocodile..

  • Andrew A July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Great instructional video with a few ideas I hadn’t seen before and can definitely use. Love seeing how some things change but some things stay the same. Thanks for sharing. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

  • Artys Blackwood July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    WoW ! amazing video, just learn a lot from it.

  • ethicalfarmer July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Andrew excellent information as I learned some old tricks, look forward to seeing you out on the tracks around OZ.

  • Kris Smith July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    What are those tear drop shaped spike shovels called I need one of them

  • Rolo LP July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    great video. Congratulations.
    greetings from an Argentine off road enthusiast

  • JULIUS K July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Move your face and head or any body parts away from the handlebar of the highlift jack… Good old days when maxtrax wastn't around.

  • Lance Roark July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    You should have started with communication, and not pulling forward when your spotter is trying to put rocks, and his hands, under the vehicle.

  • Kos Factor July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    SPW thanks for this very informative video. Winching is an essential skill.

  • butch boden July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    good video, when I think of all the dumb pulls I did with my 1st winch I'm glad I didn't kill anyone.  seeing some of your 30 years in this one as life kicks us up

  • cagmito76 July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Supreme video , thanks .

  • Aref Eshghi July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    I've never used a winch myself, only saw others using it. But the way you guys did it, took winching safety measures to the next level! 🙂

  • Tyson Judd July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am


  • Warren Ashley July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    All that effort to remove a 4×4 out of soft sand using the winch and seeing the anchor points failing by coming out the ground, the easiest solution to this is to remove the spare wheel and then run the cable and anchor through the middle of the wheel then burry it deep enough in the ground to make a substantial anchor as not everyone has that much equipment on board

  • Dan Slotea July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    hi, interesting stuff!
    what if, instead of hammering thin bars in the sand, you take a spare wheel, tie a strap to it and bury it vertically and perpendicular to the winch cable, half a meter or more in the sand, spreading the load over a much larger area?

  • Unondwayza Uyashinga July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Some very elementary errors here which which should be obvious. Winching with the bonnet closed and several people pushing. What happened to the lesson of keeping everyone clear of the cable? Where is the "damper" on the winch cable? A high lift jack can be very dangerous to operate. Where are the warnings on this?

  • Joshua C July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Who makes the purple and green safety straps at 9:50 I can't seem to find anything similar online.

  • Alex July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Thanks so much for sharing!

  • Tom Cardale July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Carters General Service shovel with a fibreglass handle.
    Doesn't rot, isn't too heavy, is sturdy, good shape for moving stuff and digging stuff.

  • Hashim Javed July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Always an informative watch.

  • Mark Zanghetti July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Andrew, well done and informative! You'll forgive if I say I hope I never use what I've learned!

  • Flyanb July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Andrew I learned a lot from this video really great you sure looked young.

  • Noodle July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    thank you so much for releasing this. such a valuable learning tool

  • Christian Stenger July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    andrew, would you be so kind to specify the alloy track mat at 53:55, what make is it? thank you!

  • BrooklandBackyardBrewery Pete July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Can't wait for the OZ stuff,

  • navaraute July 2, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Bad example at 39:18 attaching D shackles to non rated tow points. These should only be used for tying down a car when being towed. They should never be used to recover a stuck vehicle. Some very dated information in this show.

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