Macintosh OS/Data Rescue 3 for Mac

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QUESTION: Hi David,

Would you please go to the following website selling "Data Rescue 3 for Mac," for $49.95:
http://ktsiupjf.apps-range.com/product/data-rescue-3-mac/

This sounds too good to be true.

Sincerely,
Angel

ANSWER: Many are pirated software, some never ship, some are ligit.

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QUESTION: Hi David,

Thank you for your prompt reply to my question.  And thanks a million for your information!!

Will "Data Rescue II for Mac" work in Leopard?

Sincerely,
Angel

Answer
I have not been able to find an answer.
It may, It listed system requirements as PPC & Intel  10.2  10.3  10.4
There was mention of 10.5 working, but not confirmed.

This is a compatiblity guide for software, but is concerned only with recent software.
http://roaringapps.com/app:1162

Data Rescue is my preferred recovery utility, but there are others.  Some are free and complicated.
http://data-recovery-software-review.toptenreviews.com/mac-recovery-software/

http://data-recovery-software-review.toptenreviews.com/mac-recovery-software/lea


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Seattle - The Computer Guy - 15 yr veteran Mac/PC/network problem solving. Clients are design firms, artists, freelancers and photographers. PLEASE PLEASE provide EXACT info for Mac Model and OS Version. RAM installed - added cards - external devices - recent changes. Do you do MONTHLY MAINTENANCE? With what Utility? What you have tried and what result do you want.

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