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Processing large object may take a long time. Sometimes, only a smaller area of a disk needs to be scanned or searched for files. Such area is called a region. A region can be created on any object in the Restorer Ultimate's Device/Disk list.

Created regions can be scanned, and files on them can be recovered in the same way as from hard drives or logical disks.

Created regions can be deleted.

Note: Restorer Ultimate does not create anything real on the disk. Regions are virtual objects that do not affect actual data on the disk.

To create a region

1Right-click the object on the Device/Disk list and select Create Region on the shortcut menu,

or select the object and press the F4 key.

2Specify region parameters on the Create Region dialog box
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Create region dialog box

Click to expand/collapse Region options

Disk size:

Shows size of the object where the region is to be created. The region cannot be larger than this size.


Start point of the region


Size of the region. Cannot be larger than Disk size.

Numbers in these fields can be in bytes or sectors. If no letters are after the numbers, Restorer Ultimate assumes the numbers are in bytes.

See Data Formats for more details.

>A Region object will appear on the Device/Disk list

You may perform all data recovery actions, including file search, scan, and recovery from this region as it were a real device/disk object.

To delete a region,

*Right-click the region and select Delete on the shortcut menu,

or select the image object and press the F8 key.