ElcomSoft Co. Ltd.
has released the Professional version 4.0 of
Advanced EFS Data Recovery
(AEFSDR Pro) for Windows, a powerful data
recovery application that makes it easy to recover (decrypt) files
encrypted on NTFS (EFS) partitions created in Windows 2003, XP, 2000,
Vista, and 2008. In addition to all of the capabilities of the
Standard version, AEFSDR Pro can perform low-level disk scanning at
the sector level, enabling data recovery and forensics specialists to
find encryption keys that have been deleted, even on drives that have
The Professional version of AEFSDR lets data experts recover files
where users have set up multiple logical disks, for example when a 'C'
Drive that contains Windows plus a 'D' Drive that holds data. When the
system has serious problems, users will often reformat the 'C' Drive,
and reinstall Windows, knowing that their data is safe on the 'D'
partition. However, EFS encryption stores its encryption keys in
certificates that are located on the system drive. After reinstalling
Windows, encrypted data files on the 'D' Drive are no longer
AEFSDR Pro can search all of the sectors on the 'C' Drive, one-by-one,
and find the deleted certificates, even if the drive has been
With both the Standard and Professional versions of AEFSDR, protected
files can be decrypted, even when the system is not bootable so you
cannot log on, or when some encryption keys (private or master) have
been tampered with. In addition, decryption is possible even when
Windows is protected using SYSKEY. AEFSDR effectively (and instantly)
decrypts the files protected under all versions of Windows 2000,
Windows XP (including Service Pack 2), Windows 2003, and Windows
The program includes faster decryption speeds under all versions of
Windows, as easy-to use Wizard that lets computer novices and experts
quickly identify and decrypt files, and improved support for non-US
versions of Windows including Japanese, Chinese, and other versions
that use UNICODE.
For more information and free trial version, please visit AEFSDR