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An expert tool for recovering lost partitions

Server Message Block Protocol and Data Safety

Here you will find out:

  • about SMB
  • how DiskInternals Partition Recovery can help you

Are you ready? Let's read!

About SMB

SMB (Server Message Block) in computer networks is a client-server communication protocol that is used to share various resources on the network (files, printers, serial ports).

In addition, it can also carry transaction protocols for interprocess communication.

SMB is more commonly used on computers running Windows, which was called the "Microsoft Windows Network" before the advent of Active Directory.

Its Features

SMB is dependent on lower layer transport protocols and supports flexible file locking to improve performance.

Microsoft's SMB protocol has been used with NetBIOS over TCP / IP over UDP. This uses port numbers 137 and 138, TCP 137 and 139. Besides Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows NT and Windows Me / 98/95 support NBT used by NetBIOS.

Starting with Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 does not support NetBIOS.

In addition, SMB can be used without a separate transport protocol directly over TCP port 445 and NetBIOS has also been supported over various legacy protocols (e.g., IPX / SPX).

Make Sure Your Data is Safe While Working with OS Files

Protecting and restoring data and system data is significant for the smooth functioning of your computer and for your peace of mind. DiskInternals Partition Recovery is best suited for recovering such data, as this application is professional and has over 15 years of experience in this field. You can use the free trial to view all recovered data.

The program is equipped with a simple Recovery Wizard that will help you recover your images, pictures, music, photos, documents, spreadsheets and other data, even if you are new to it. If you have enough skills and consider yourself an experienced user, you can also restore images manually without using the built-in wizard - just deactivate it.

Unlike other similar utilities, DiskInternals Partition Recovery will restore your files and folders to their original location with their original names, and the recovered files can be saved to any media.

As you can see, this program has all the necessary properties and qualities for simple and correct recovery of images from a hard disk, memory card, flash drive, etc.

Step-by-step guide for quick and harmless recovery of system files and more.

Step 1. Download and run DiskInternals Partition Recovery on your computer, then the Wizard will start automatically. Now you should choose the necessary settings and click the Next button.

Step 2. Scan the missing data in real time.

Here select the scanning method: read, full, or fast recovery, and after a while (depending on the drive you selected and the scanning method) you will see a list of deleted files.

Step 3. Preview and recover data on your computer.

To preview your data, right-click the selected image and select Preview. Select all or only some of the required data and click the Recover button.

So, everything is very clear - this program will help both the amateur and the professional to never lose their data.

Data export will be available to you as soon as you buy a license for this application on the Internet. However, if exporting to another storage device is not important to you, there is no need to purchase a license.

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