Computer files on hard drives are generally lost for one of two reasons. Either the disk itself is physically damaged by age or malfunction or the software governing the operation of the computer hard disk has suffered a logic crash. In the case of the latter, all that is needed to recover lost data is software specifically designed for data recovery.
Widely reviewed as the best data recovery software are the programs available from REMO. Found on the internet at remosoftware.com is a complete suite of data recovery utilities created with do it yourself file recovery in mind. These powerful programs use a simple wizard style interface that lets anyone move step by step through the process of recovering lost or damaged files. REMO data recovery software is complete with file tracer technology that allows the user to specifically target known to be missing format file such as Word DOC, Excel XLS and Power Point PPT files. For more sophisticated applications, REMO has programs aimed directly at FAT and NTFS recovery.