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Old 04-15-2005, 12:43 AM   #16
btmiller
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There are disk recovery toos that might be able to get some of your hard drive back, but using them is really not so trivial (I can try to dig up some names, but I don't know a lot about this), and depending on how the drive was formatted it may or may not be possible to recover anything. Given what you've said in this thread, your best bet might be to take the drive to a data recovery firm. That will cost quite a bit of $$$ though, unfortunately.
 
Old 04-15-2005, 03:24 AM   #17
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well... Ive just whiped out my WHOLE harddrive... ALL 37 GIGS!!!!!!.... All my music, movies,programs, EVERYTHING!!! its now unformatted... Windows can't even see it. IS THERE ANYWAY TO GET IT BACK?!?! I tried Easyrecovory but i have nowhere to recopy my files because my harddrive isnt formatted. My windows is on my C: drive (7 gigs (2 left) and E: (the one i unformated) IS GONE!!! hElp!!!!!
Sorry to here you lost your data... There are partition recovery programs, and if you want to really get the stuff back don't touch that partition until you do some more research what your options are. I have lost data before and it's just a live and learn process. CD's and DVD's are so cheap now backing up is easy. My advice before you install Linux is also back-up your C: drive.

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