3.8. Using the Hex/Text Viewer

Use the Hex/Text Viewer to view sectors in a file, a logical drive or physical device. Follow the steps below:

  1. Start Active@ UNERASER and use the arrow keys to set the marker on a file, a drive or a device.
  2. Run View Sectors command by one of the following methods:
    • Press [Ctrl]+[V] key combination
    • Press [F9] > View > Sectors in Hex/Text Viewer
  3. Preview window appears and you can see the data in Hex/Text format, similar to the figure below:
    Undelete files by UNERASER. Hex/Text Viewer
  4. You can inspect the data using keyboard keys, as described below:
    1. [TAB] — Switch between Text mode Hex/Text mode
    2. Ctrl+G — Go to a specific sector number. Type the sector number manually
    3. Arrows — Move the red marker within view area
    4. PgUp, PgDn — Go one sector forward or backward
    5. Home, End — Jump to the first or last sector

Numbering Sectors

Sectors are numbered in three different ways, as described below:

  • Files (relative file sectors) — Numbering starts at sector zero and continues to last sector of the file (calculated as file size divided by 512 plus one)
  • Logical Drives (logical sectors) — Numbering starts at sector zero and continues to the last sectors on the drive (calculated as drive size divided by 512 minus one)
  • Physical Device (physical sectors) — Number starts at sector zero and continues to the last sector on the device (calculated as device size divided by 512 minus one)
 
  1. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
    1. Restoring Deleted Data
    2. Files Erased
    3. Partition Damage
    4. Steps to unerase Files and Folders
  2. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  3. USING Active@ UNERASER CONSOLE
    1. Starting Active@ UNERASER DOS console
    2. Starting Active@ UNERASER Windows console
    3. Command Bar Menu
    4. Performing a Drive Scan
    5. Performing a Device Scan
    6. Searching for Deleted Files and Folders
    7. Searching for Files by Name
    8. Using Hex/Text Viewer
    9. Unerasing a Deleted File
    10. Unerasing a Deleted Folder
    11. Creating a Disk Image
    12. Steps to create a Disk Image
    13. Checking Disk Image
    14. Working with Disk Image
    15. Long File Names Support
    16. Recovering Files with Long Names
  4. DATA RECOVERY TIPS
    1. Treat Recovery Area With Care
    2. Save Recovered Files Onto a Different Drive
    3. Load UNERASER to a Floppy
  5. PREPARING TO USE THE UTILITY
    1. Preparing a DOS-Bootable Floppy Disk
    2. Preparing a Bootable ISO CD-ROM Image
  6. USING COMMAND LINE PARAMETERS
    1. Overview of Command Line Parameters
  7. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS:
  8. HOW TO...

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