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Old 10-11-2007, 10:18 AM   #16
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: Southeast, U.S.A.
Distribution: Fedora (Desktop), CentOS (Server), Knoppix (Diags)
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Well ... an update!
I feel so lucky! I used Photorec (Knoppix LiveCD) and was able to recover the vast majority of my photos (around 4000), many of my documents, and a number of zips containing my source code.

Of the data recovered, there was about a 1/100 ratio of corrupted/overwritten files. It wasn't perfect, but I ain't complaining!

I've since then used UBCD4Win and PhotoRec to recover data from corrupted drives at work.

Thank you all for your input! I learned more new stuff!


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