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Restoring Hard Disk Due To Accidental Deletion Of Partition

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#1 desmondkiu


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Posted 15 February 2008 - 06:43 AM

recently my desktop has been infected with certain trojan i tried to remove but seems to have accidentally remove some system files so decided to back up my files on another physical hard disk (i got 2, 1 for os and programs another for music files and such)
the problem comes when i accidentally delete the partition for my backup drive
not sure what to do i went on to partition and format the inital os drive and installed xp
as of now the backup drive is not allocated but i haf not format or partition it yet
so is there anyway i can restore the drive?

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#2 dc3


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Posted 15 February 2008 - 10:47 AM

Hi desmondkiu and welcome to BleepingComputer.

If you deleted the partition then you information is gone. There may be some methods to recover this information, but I could be very expensive to do.

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#3 hamluis



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Posted 15 February 2008 - 10:55 AM

If you haven't written over the deleted data, there is some chance of recovery, using any one of a number of tools.

The tool I have experience with is File recovery and hard drive data recovery software - QueTek™ Consulting Corporation - http://www.quetek.com/


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