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Old 01-07-2006, 03:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a hard drive that needs to be recovered as my machine crash and i lost both my hard drive and they are reading raw but the one i need most made 3 partitions that i didn't make i just want to know will i delete them before i recover and not format so that the drive still reads raw never did this before so any help will be great.
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I dont understand the question to much. All I got is that you have 3 partitions and want to recover data
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Old 01-08-2006, 05:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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im using recover my files and its after setting my hard drives into 3 partitions i just want to know will i delete the partitions without formating the drive or will i be better off formatingt the drive.
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if the partitions are still present try mounting and accessing them from a linux live-cd.
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Old 01-08-2006, 05:53 AM   #5 (permalink)
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i'll give that a shot and let u know if it works thank
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i put the hard drive into my bros mates computer as hes running linux os on his pc everything is there just gonna take a while to get back (all moto gp and wsb 2005)
thanks for the help and for looking at this post
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glad i could help good luck
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