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Spyware and Data Recovery


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#1 DreadTech

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 09:00 PM

Good Evening I was working on a client's PC i backed up all the data they wanted to an external and wiped the machine out. The only thing i found a bit odd was the folders i created on the external had the shortcut arrow but i thought nothing of it. so before i copy the data back to the fresh install i ran a virus scan on it on another machine as soon as i connect the drive the my anti-virus pops up saying there is a threat on the files i created. I removed and that removed the folders from drive. When the hard drive is connected it comes up as a folder instead of a drive in My Commputer, When i go to the drive there is nothing present but in the details it says there is about 30 gigs of space used and also is there a way for me to recover the data from the formatted drive?

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Posted 03 November 2011 - 02:11 PM

Hello, Do not run a Temp file or Registry cleaner....

please download the following program to your desktop:

Unhide.exe

Once the program has been downloaded, double-click on the Unhide.exe icon on your desktop and allow the program to run. This program will remove the +H, or hidden, attribute from all the files on your hard drives. If there are any files that were purposely hidden by you, you will need to hide them again after this tool is run.
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