Kickass Undelete is a free, fully featured, file recovery tool for Windows. Accidentally deleted a file? Never fear; the data is probably still on your drive and may be recoverable. Kickass Undelete finds all of the deleted files on your hard drive, flash drive or SD card and allows you to recover them.


  • Free and Open Source
  • Support for both NTFS and FAT filesystems
  • Filter by filename and extension
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Unreasonably large scan button

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  • When I run the install on an admin account I get a message telling me that I am not using an administrator account and asks me if I would like to change this. Then it hangs and gives me the following diag msg. Sounds a little suspect to me. Problem signature: Problem Event Name: CLR20r3 Problem Signature 01: kickassundelete_1.5_beta.exe Problem Signature 02: Problem Signature 03: 528164b5 Problem Signature 04: mscorlib Problem Signature 05: Problem Signature 06: 50483a22 Problem Signature 07: 1204 Problem Signature 08: 9f Problem Signature 09: System.TypeLoadException OS Version: 6.1.7601. Locale ID: 1033 Additional Information 1: b957 Additional Information 2: b957cfefd38b0c1570b7c92ba02e6602 Additional Information 3: a194 Additional Information 4: a194db6316fe5804ab6073ca14bfbc20 I am using Windoze 7 and Spyhunter if this info helps at all.

  • I have a SanDisk Compact Flash card reader attached by USB to my laptop. Windows 7 Enterprise runs chkdsk f: just fine, but the Kickass program kept the F: grayed out, so I could not run the tool on the CF card.

  • Does work on some files. Not quite "there" yet. Would crash on certain files. I had better luck with Recuva. Should also warn users to recover to a different drive and not the same drive.

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