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Old 09-25-2009, 02:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys/gals,
Recently I decided to mess around with Linux, so I installed Fedora 11 on a spare hard drive I had laying around. Everything went well and I soon chose to jump back on my XP drive for a quick game or two. Well I plugged it in and it seems my 640GB storage drive wiped itself clean. I ran easy file undelete and it found everything that was missing. However, in order to get everything back I need to pay $50. I am running O&O disk recovery now and the first 2 attempts would leave my computer frozen after 50%... So I am hoping someone here has some good advice because this is frustrating. I would like my data back as cheaply as possibly and so far I think easy file undelete is the most promising. Thanks in advance everyone.

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Old 09-25-2009, 03:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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recuva is a great free recovery program.
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for a paid program I like easyrecovery pro:
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Recommended Software for certain tasks

Have a few tools listed there.
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