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Q: What's DataNumen TAR Repair?

A: DataNumen TAR Repair (DTAR) is a powerful tool to repair and recover corrupt Unix TAR files. It can scan the TAR files, then recover your data in them as much as possible, so to minimize the loss in file corruption.

Q: Where can I download the newest version of DTAR?

A: You can download the newest version of DTAR at

Q: How to determine whether DTAR can repair my TAR file successfully, according to the results generated by the demo version?

A: Although the demo version doesn't generate the actually fixed file, it can repair your file and report all the recoverable items in the TAR archive so you'll be sure that DTAR works on your file before ordering the full version. To do this, please just repair your file normally in "Repair" tab. If it can be repaired successfully, you will see a messagebox after the reparation, where you can click the "Show Repair Report" button and see the detailed reports containing all the recoverable items in your TAR file. Then you can order the full version of DTAR to get the actually fixed file.

Q: Which type of TAR files can DataNumen TAR Repair repair?

A: DataNumen TAR Repair supports to repair standard UNIX TAR files.

Q: I failed to repair my TAR file with DataNumen TAR Repair, why?

A: Contact with our technical support: If possible, please also save the repair log into a file(make sure the "Include System Information" option in the save file dialog is selected) and attach it in your e-mail.

Q: How to order the full version of DataNumen TAR Repair?

A: The demo version will show a report of all the recoverable items in the TAR archive, but will not output the fixed archive. To get the actual fixed TAR archive, you need to order the full version.

Please go to:

to order DataNumen TAR Repair. We accept all major credit cards, fax/phone orders, mail orders, and purchase orders.

If your company or institution is interested in licensing DTAR for several users, you can save a lot of money by purchasing a multi-user license or site license.

Q: What happens after I send in the order?

A: You will receive an email confirming your order shortly after sending the online order form. Then, within 15 minutes, you will receive a second email which contains a URL to the full version of DTAR.

If you do not get your full version, or if you've lost it, please email us at Please include your name, address, email address, and order confirmation number (if you have it). We will be happy to help you.


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