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Using DataNumen TAR Repair to Recover Damaged TAR Archives

When your TAR archives are damaged or corrupt and you cannot open them normally, you can use DataNumen TAR Repair to scan the TAR archive and recover the data from it as much as possible.

Step 1 Start DataNumen TAR Repair.
Note: Before recovering any damaged or corrupt TAR archive with DataNumen TAR Repair, please close any other applications that may access the TAR archive.
Step 2
Select the damaged or corrupt TAR archive to be repaired:
Select MDB File to be Repaired

You can input the TAR archive name directly or click the Browse for Source MDB File button to browse and select the archive file. You may also click the Find button to find the TAR archive file to be repaired on the local computer.

Step 3
By default, DataNumen TAR Repair will save the fixed TAR archive file as xxxx_fixed.tar, where xxxx is the name of the source TAR archive. For example, for source TAR archive Damaged.tar, the default fixed archive will be Damaged_fixed.tar. If you want to use another name, then please select or set it accordingly:
Select Fixed File Name

You can input the fixed archive file name directly or click the Browse for Destination MDB File button to browse and select the fixed archive file.

Step 4

Click the "Start Repair" button, and DataNumen TAR Repair will start scanning and repairing the source TAR archive. Progress bar Process Bar will indicate the repair progress.

After the repair process, if the source TAR archive can be repaired successfully, you will see a message box like this:

Message Box

Step 5 Now you can open the fixed TAR archive with the corresponding applications.

The demo version will display the following message box to show the success of the recovery:

Demo Version Message Box

where you can click the "Show Recovery Report" button to see a report of all the recoverable files in the TAR archive, including the file name and the file size, like this:

Recovery Report

According to the report, you can know whether DataNumen TAR Repair can recover your TAR archive successfully. However, the demo version will not save the fixed TAR archive. Please order the full version to get the archive.