Computers Software Disk Management
Most modern computers store the data and programs they are not immediately using on disks: magnetic disks, called hard disks or hard drives for those that are usually built in, or floppy disks, also known as diskettes, or just floppies, for those that are regularly inserted and removed; and optical disks, often called CDs (Compact Disks): CD-ROMs (Read Only Media), CD-Rs (Recordable), and CD-RWs (Read-Write). The device that accesses a disk for a computer is called a disk drive; a hard disk is usually built in to its hard drive, so those terms are often used interchangeably. This category contains programs for working with these disks: testing, checking, scanning, repairing errors, formatting, defragmenting, using different data storage formats, such as for different operating systems, and similar utilities.

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Disk and partition management utilities. Company news and product details.
Advanced CD Catalog
Creates searchable catalog of removable media, prints labels. Freeware.
Blancco Ltd.
Provides data destruction and computer reuse management. Permanently erase data to prevent data recovery from unwanted sources. Offers demos and downloads.
Diskeeper Corporation
Provides a variety of programs including disk defrag, hard disk optimization, data protection and file recovery software.
A disk management software that graphically shows disk space usage, file fragmentation and hard disk health based on S.M.A.R.T. technology - within Windows Explorer.
Drive Health
The hard disk analyzing and monitoring tool based on the S.M.A.R.T. technology. Will predict HDD failure and prevent losing critical data. Supports both IDE/ATA and SCSI interfaces.
C source code for Linux floppy tuning utilities. For configuring and debugging the floppy driver, formatting extra capacity disks, and for sending raw commands to the floppy controller.
HDD Health
SMART disk status check and failure-prediction utility that supports pop-up and event log notification mechanisms [Windows 9X, NT, Me, 2000 and XP]
Kernel Recovery Tools
Kernel Recovery Tools are designed to recover data from the Windows (FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5), Linux (Ext2, Ext3, JFS, ReiserFS), UNIX (UFS, EAFS, HTFS, VxFS, FFS), Novell Netware (NWFS, Net386, NSS) and Apple Macintosh file systems/
Multi Data Rescue
Recover lost and deleted files from CD/DVD discs and Digital Media.
NTFS Reader for DOS
Free tool that provides read access to NTFS partitions within the MS DOS environment.
Nucleus Data Recovery
Recover data from crashed computer disks, laptop disks, pen drives, mermory cards, usd drives. Supports Windows, Linux, Mac and Novell partitions.
O&O Software
Offering a variety of disk management solutions for Windows including tools for defragmenting and data recovery.
Paragon Software Group
Partition management, secure deletion, disk backup and imaging tools.
Provides software solutions to manage Novell NetWare disks, partitions and volumes, which includes defragmentation, volume resizing and volume segment management.
R-tools Technology Inc.
Disk management software including utilities for data recovery, drive imaging, disk wiping and access control.
A RAM memory optimizer and cleaner for defragmenting physical memory. Displays real-time graphs of available physical and virtual RAM. [Windows 95/98/NT/2000/Me/XP]
Raxco Software, USA
Optimization, and performance software for Windows and OpenVMS networks. Products include Perfectdisk 2000 disk defragmentation, RepairDisk Manager for disaster protection, Personal WorkSaver a Corporate disk management and recovery, and version control.
Runtime Software
Data recovery software for all Windows file systems. Recover deleted files, corrupted hard drives, and partitions.
Smart CD Catalog
Software for organizing and managing CDs, DVDs, and other media collections.
Smartmontools Home Page
GPL Linux/Windows/Solaris/FreeBSD/NetBSD package contains two utility programs (smartctl and smartd) to control and monitor storage systems using the self-monitoring, analysis and reporting Technology System (S.M.A.R.T.) built into most modern ATA and SCSI hard disks.
SpaceGuard SRM
A directory based quota management tool featuring quota enforcement, notification through popup and SMTP/MAPI mail, and Active Directory integration.
Free up memory and other resources. Optimize Internet connection, reassign CPU resources to improve performance, prevent crashes and reduce startup times considerably. Recover from crashes and terminate misbehaving applications instantly.
USB Safely Remove
Utility that extends Safely Remove Hardware icon functionality

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