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Old 04-27-2005, 06:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi, i am in desperate need of data recovery software, any one know of any freeware to recover data from NTFS or FAT partitions that are free? My history teacher, whom i dislike somewhat has a computer at home and his wife lost her reports for her masters degree and i told him i can try to get them back if he feeds me some extra credit, anyone know of any free or unrestricted evals to data recovery softwarE? thx in advance...

PS, does dell ship windows XP home machines on FAT or NTFS partitions?
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Old 04-28-2005, 12:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If you have XP preinstalled then I would say it's an NTFS partition and not a FAT or FAT 32.

As far as recovery software that’s free, I don't know of any. Check the Freeware list post.

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"Easy Data Recovery" its not free but it works.

Dell usually ships with NTFS if im not mistaken
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Old 04-30-2005, 07:33 AM   #6 (permalink)
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its like this: if the address space where those reports was stored is overwritten or is damaged in some way, then there is only a 20
% chance of recovering the files.
I use Recover4all software to do it.
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Old 04-30-2005, 11:40 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Good luck with the extra credit

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