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Old 09-13-2011, 01:46 AM   #1
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any software to recover formatted data

i have lost important data by mistake during formatting drive any sol to recover............

Old 09-13-2011, 02:58 AM   #2
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That's not a nice situation.
If you can't log on anymore, try something as described here:

If your system is working, you might try something like this:
There is a good tool named scalpel
$ apt-get install scalpel
$ scalpel /dev/sda1 -o /your/safe/dir/output
(output goes to your safe directory)

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Old 09-13-2011, 03:58 AM   #3
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You can also try with testdisk & photorec.
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