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How can I add a file type in the software?

December 11, 2018     1927 views     0     0

Stellar Windows Data Recovery allows you to add additional file types apart from those already mentioned in File Lists. Using Add Header option you can add a new file type or edit an existing file type to facilitate the recovery process.

You can add new file types to the predefined list of supported file types in >Stellar Data Recovery Professional using Add Header functionality in Advanced Settings window.

You can add header either Automatically or Manually

Follow the steps mentioned below:

To add header automatically:

  •  Run Stellar Data Recovery Professional software.

  • Click Advanced Settings button.

  • Click Add Header button from Advanced Settings window.
  • Select 'I don't know how to add header'.
  • Click Add button to browse to the location of file type you want to add.
  • You need to add at least 10 or more sample files of the same type to include it in the list of supported file types.
  • Name of the added file type will be listed in the left hand side box.
  • Select the header file type from Select Group drop down list and the size from Put Average File Size text box.
  • Click Add Header button.

To add header manually:

  • Run Stellar Windows Data Recovery.
  • Click Advanced Settings button.
  • Click Add Header button from Advanced Settings window.
  • Select 'I know how to add header'.
  • Enter the following:
  •    Specify Software Name.
    •    Specify File Extension.
    •    Select Group from the drop down list.
    •    Specify Max File Size in KB and MB.
    •    Specify Header in hexadecimal.
    •    Specify At Offset in decimal.
  • Click Add Header button.

 

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