Step 1:- When you launch Stellar Phoenix Repair for Interbase, the main interface of the software is displayed with a dialog box as shown. In the dialog box, click 'Select File' to select the desired database to be repaired. If you do not remember the exact path of your database, use 'Search Files' to locate the file.
Step 2:- To search your database, select a logical drive in the 'Look In' dropdown menu and click 'Search Files'. The software will scan the selected drive for Interbase databases and list all the found files in the grid at the bottom. You can also specify a folder for searching '.IB' files by clicking on 'Select Folder' button. Mark 'Search in subfolders' check box to search in subfolders within the selected folder. Select the desired database to be repaired from the list and click 'Scan'.
Step 3:- The software scans the selected database and displays all objects in the database within a tree inside the left pane. Click any object in this tree to preview its contents in right pane.
step 4:- After completion of the scan, the software counts the total number of records recovered from the database. You will get a message box showing the counting process. Click 'Skip This Step' button to stop and skip the counting process.
step 4:- Click 'Start Repair' icon on the toolbar to initiate the repair process. In the user authentication dialog box, click 'Browse' to specify the path of the new blank database for storing the recovered data. Type in the user name and password for the new database and click 'OK'.