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Old 09-06-2006, 01:32 AM   #1
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Lost My Files--Help needed to recover them


I had a /dev/hdb7 FAT32 partiotion and around 8GB of free space.When i installed Arch i createa swap partition in the free space and by mistake i chose the /dev/hdb7 as the / partition with reiserfs filesystem.I do not have my partition table backup.

Is there a way i can recover the files that were there in the FAT32
/dev/hdb7 partition???

Old 09-06-2006, 03:46 AM   #2
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1) Do not post same thread twice.
2) If the information on the FAT partition is valuable, contact a company that does data recoveries since that's the most secure way.
3) It's unlikely that you can magically get all the data out by yourself
4) ..but you could try and download some recovery software, either free or commercial; I still strongly suggest you pay for a professional to do the job to get a good result if it's even possible.
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