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Five free recovery tools you can carry with you


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People lose data, either by accidental deletion or thanks to problematic partition tables. No matter how the data gets lost, you'll need a reliable tool to get the recovery job done. Here are five tools that can help you with partition recovery and file recovery. All these tools are free and can be placed on a flash drive for portability.


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