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Old 07-05-2007, 03:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How can I recover a formatted drive. Does anyone know of a free ware that I can use to recover my files?I am using an XP home ed

Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Old 07-05-2007, 07:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I think getdataback will work there is a free trial not sure if there are any limitations to it though:

and instructions on how to use it:

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there won't be a 100% guarantee if you formatted your drive unless you kept it untouched after format but even after format maybe only 99% may be there and also it is possible that file could be recovered.
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Old 07-06-2007, 01:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
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thank you so much for the quick response. I've tried downloading get data back software but it did not work . I was able to search by limewire virtual lab recovery sample edition and it can work but can only accomodate 1mb. and I got 200 gigabytes in there. I'm now trying another file recovery and I am still recovering files. Man, at this now for over 24 hours....... okey, i'ved learnt my lesson... SHOULD HAVE MADE BACK UP !!!!!
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