Possibility of data recovery using Quick Recovery is medium if;
A large deleted file is to be recovered
Disk has been formatted but nothing is overwritten
Messages like sector not found, data error reading disk, file allocation table bad are shown by the system.
Possibilities of data recovery using Quick Recovery are low if;
The user has taken some action after the data loss occurred.
O/s is installed or restored backup after accidentally formatting the disk or accidentally deleting data.
Running system repairing tools to repair the operating system corruption, recreating partitions making a FAT 16 hard disk FAT 32 or NTFS etc.
Lot of bad sectors are present on the location of data
The Tools required for doing data recovery.
Bootable Floppy/CD: Bootable floppy must be having himem.sys & emm386.exe (with entryconfig.sys).
Quick Recovery CD/
Jumpers for the Hard Disk
Laptop Hard Disk to PC Converter.
Spare Hard Disk.
CD/DVD-Writer & blank CDs.