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Old 10-01-2009, 01:36 AM   #1
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Restore files from an ext3 file system formatted with NTFS

Hi everybody,

There were some files residing on my ext3 file system, using Ubuntu as my linux distribution.

Yesterday I formatted the hard drive using a windows install CD, rewriting it with a new NTFS partition.

I'm willing to restore my personal files deleted due to this format.

Is there a way of doing such a task successfully?
Please suggest any solution that have even the slightest chance in restoring the data.

Thanks in advance.

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Old 10-01-2009, 02:22 AM   #2
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Haven't had occasion to try this but think it will get you started:
Old 10-01-2009, 02:59 AM   #3
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try this dude

This may help you a bit.
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First try using:

if that doesn't work try:


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