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Recovering files from a bad hard drive


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#1 So Diirty xXx

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 06:49 PM

So one of my computers all of the sudden wouldnt boot. It would sit at the splash screen and the hard drive would sit there clicking. So my concensus is that the drive is toast. If I make it a slave on my main PC can I get the files off of it or are they likely lost?

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#2 zer0c0nfig

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 07:19 PM

I would suggest use diskdigger or getdataback. it works for me..

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 09:47 AM

I use GetDataBack - NTFS, but it's not free.

Some free recovery programs (which other members have reported success with) you might try:

Partition Find and Mount free partition recovery software - http://findandmount.com/

Recovery Software, Partition Table Doctor - http://www.ptdd.com/

Recovery Software, Recover My Files - http://www.recovermyfiles.com/

Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File and Disk Recovery - Free Download - http://www.piriform.com/recuva

Also worth a look, IMO: Data Recovery - Lunarsoft Wiki - http://wiki.lunarsoft.net/wiki/Data_Recovery

Louis




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