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Old 09-23-2004, 11:14 AM   #1
p0rtzer0
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False installation


i have 80 GB of hard disk.. in which i had C: D: E: F: partitions in fat32..
i had 10 GB free disk space not allocated to any file system.. i wanted to install linux on that free space.. but accidentally i installed linux on my D: drive... it formatted my d: drive and converted it into EXT3 filesystem and installed linux on it.. then i ran a partition program i deleted that EXt3 partition and re-made my D: drive formating it again to FAT32 file system..
now is there any way that i can recover the data that i had lost on my D: ?
 
Old 09-23-2004, 11:25 AM   #2
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I could be wrong, but as you've reformatted your drive twice, there's a good chance (about 99%) that your data has gone for good.
A pro might be able to recover your data for you, but I think that it's out of the reach of any 'home' data recovery programs.
 
Old 09-23-2004, 11:49 AM   #3
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Yeah, i'd say your data is gone. Probably beyond even professional recovery services. Sorry, hope it wasn't anything irreplacable.
 
  


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