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Gallery: 10 free data recovery programs for Windows

Recuva

If you've looked online for data recovery software you've probably seen Recuva. It's a great option that makes pretty much any top 10 list for these kinds of apps, and with good reason. Recuva provides plenty of info, scans quickly, and shows how likely a total recovery is.

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By Brandon Vigliarolo

Brandon writes about apps and software for TechRepublic. He's an award-winning feature writer who previously worked as an IT professional and served as an MP in the US Army.