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Old 05-31-2005, 02:00 AM   #1
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recover fat partition formatted with ext3 by error


I have installed suse 9.3 on my system and I have formatted by error a fat partition with ext3.
This newly formatted ext3 filesystem has not been written with data. Suse root fs is on an other ext3 filesysem.
Can I recover the data on this previous fat formatted partition ?

Does anybody have any ideas?

Old 05-31-2005, 02:50 AM   #2
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this is tricky... unplug the Hard dist and plug it into a windows machine...

look into
Old 05-31-2005, 04:17 AM   #3
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Ok, I will try to recover with this tool.
thanks a lot.
Old 05-31-2005, 06:55 AM   #4
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FILERECOVERY is an excellent tool ! I have recovered all my missing files.

Thanks a lot again for this tip, I have tryed other tools without succes !


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