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Recover Hdd Data

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#1 Caspersim


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Posted 01 October 2008 - 12:47 PM

Hey, friend needed me to transfer his desktop XP HDD to his new Vista laptop. So I did, and I find out a week later he had a bunch of stuff in 'Microsoft Works' that did not transfer. He NEEDS that data. But since then I have installed a fresh copy of xp on the old HDD (no other data, just the OS). Is there anyway I can recover some data on the old HDD? I only did a quick format.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 01 October 2008 - 01:50 PM

You can try recovery software, Data recovery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_recovery


#3 nigglesnush85


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Posted 01 October 2008 - 02:21 PM

http://www.recovermyfiles.com/ is a great recovery tool.


#4 Zllio


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Posted 01 October 2008 - 08:09 PM


Really good but expensive. I used it to recover the data from a completely reformatted hard drive.

Please report what solution you find!

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