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Old 03-11-2005, 11:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there ,

Simply , I formatted a partition of my HDD ( Quick format ) through the Windows itself..by right click on the drive >> Format >> Quick

I realized that i had files on that parition that i really need , is there any way i can do unformat ?

The file system of the drive is FAT 32 , and am using WinXP i still didnt install anything on the drive.

Hope anyone could help

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Old 03-11-2005, 12:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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sorry, ur SOL thank you for playing, ur files r gone
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There are some recovery programs that might be able to recover those files.

Easy Recovery
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or do a data recovery search on Google
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Thanks synergy , i hope they could do the job

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no problem...good luck
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Easy Recovery rocks
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Just for future reference. If you do a format, all of the data should still be there. You will lose some of the data though if you over write with other data.
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At the lab we use Get Data Back 2.31 (I haven't the slight clue as to where you can download it), works great - we've been able to restore deleted partitions, formatted drives, and drives that contain errors with this program!

It may take several hours to recover all the data - best to let it run several passes. Running only one pass usually isn't successful enough.

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Guyyyyyyssssss.......The good news........

Thanks GOD , i succeded to retrieve the data , i used R-tools , its more than perfect and i strongly recommend it ( thanks again "synergy" )
and thanks : SHAWN , uzi9mm and htcs , am really thankfull guys ...

AND ......." deadweight " >>> u should have learned somethin new by now.......>> that u CAN retrieve formatted data !!! or wat u think ?!!
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