5. Preparing to use the utility

This chapter describes how to prepare to use the application.

Preparing a DOS-Bootable Floppy Disk or a Bootable CD-ROM

Active@ UNERASER is compact enough to operate from a floppy drive. As an alternate, you may also run Acitve@ UNERASER from a bootable CD-ROM. If you have a bootable floppy or CD-ROM, skip to the Copying Active@ UNERASER section, below.

Bootable Floppy Creator

When you installed Active@ UNERASER from our web site, a utility named BootableFloppyCreator.EXE was included

Follow the steps below to create a new bootable floppy and copy the utility to it:

  1. Put a blank 3.5-inch floppy disk in the floppy drive.
  2. Start the Bootable Floppy Creator utility using one of the methods below:
    • Open the folder where Active@ UNERASER is installed and double-click BootableFloppyCreator.EXE
    • From the Microsoft Start button, click All Programs > Active@ UNERASER > Bootable Floppy Creator
  3. Follow directions to create the startup disk.
 
  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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