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Old 09-10-2007, 06:58 AM   #1
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recover FAT partition of external HD

Hi all,

last night i just tried to reinstall my toshiba laptop, so i could give more portion to my linux. I reinstalled the whole HD with recovery CD from toshiba (it reinstalls XP), but then i forgot to unplug my external HD from the laptop.

and somewhom, 3 partitions in my 300 GB external HD (all in FAT32 i supposed) are lost! could some one give an advice how to recover (at least some) data from my external HD?


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Old 09-10-2007, 07:24 AM   #2
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Sorry, i didn't search well at the first time (should had done that first :-) )
i found a similar thread and someone suggested testDisk. it is unbelieveable. now i am restoring all my files.


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