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#1 mdrobo

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 01:14 PM

Hi,
I was looking for suggestions for Data Recovery Software to recover data from a hard drive that looks to have been reformatted. I was considering using R-Studio or RecoverMyFiles, but was wondering if anyone had suggestions on others or experiences using either of these. Any suggestions or advice is appreciated. Thanks.

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#2 nigglesnush85

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 01:39 PM

Hello MDROBO and welcome to BC.

There are some good freeware tools out there that can help.
http://www.pcinspector.de/Sites/file_recov....htm?language=1
http://www.pandorarecovery.com/

If you can't get into the operating system for whatever reason you could use a Linux live CD.
Regards,

Alan.

#3 mdrobo

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 01:55 PM

Thanks Alan. I had moved the hard drive to another PC as a slave and tried the PC Inspector but it got an error when trying to search thru the partition where most of the data was. I'll give the PandaRecovery a shot. Thanks.

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 02:12 PM

That is strange, I have never seen it crash, out of curiosity what does the error say?
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Posted 21 August 2008 - 03:51 PM

Even stranger now.. I reran it and no error message, just doesn't find anything. I'll try again later to see if it will error again later.

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 06:01 PM

I would try Pandora. How did the drive get damaged?
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Posted 26 August 2008 - 03:45 AM

Hi. Im just new here. I just want to ask why the system restore doesnt work on my pc. Even its icon seems to be corrupted. How can i fix it? Thanks

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Posted 26 August 2008 - 04:15 AM

Another free recovery utility that I've seen well recommended is recuva:

http://www.recuva.com/

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Posted 29 August 2008 - 03:34 AM

it hapend to me several times that i formatted without taking backup.i used file scavenger to recover my ol data.it did me a pretty good job.here d link link

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Posted 07 October 2008 - 08:53 PM

Thanks all for the info. This was awhile back, but I think I tried the Pandora and it wouldn't work either. I ended up purchasing the R-Studio and it worked great at recovering the files.




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