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Formatted My Hard Drive?


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#1 murihikukid

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Posted 15 January 2005 - 10:10 PM

Hi..I accidently formatted my secondary hard drive... I have tryed 5 of the recognised top recovery programs....with partial success....to recover my files ....However after each program tryed ....I find all my MP3,s are now Mpgs in content ....IE..I play an mp3 and I get scambled video footage....?????
Is this a common occurrance and is there a fix for this.....
Also my Wordpad Documents content have turned into what I believe is "computer language"....
Any comments on the above would be sincerely appreciated...
Thanks
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Posted 16 January 2005 - 01:12 AM

Rename what is now .mpg to .mp3 by right clicking and selecting rename. Windows might complain but ignore the warning. Try one, it should work.

Could be the same with your wordpad documents. Check to make sure the file extension is .doc.

Edited by Leurgy, 16 January 2005 - 08:47 PM.

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