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Old 08-22-2009, 05:09 AM   #1
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Cool Retrieve formatted hard disk

Is there any tool , that I can retrieve any formatted hard disk . I heard of 'testdisk' 'foremost' to get back deleted files.
But I really mean a formatted one ?
Can it be possible ?
Old 08-22-2009, 05:48 AM   #2
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check out testdisk and photorec (live cd).

dd_rescue & dd_rhelp are other recovery programs
dd_rescue & dd_rhelp

I'm sure if you can recover it you will with one of these tools.

I've had success with badly scratched CD-ROMs with photorec,

it Comes with the testdisk package.

TestDisk Livecd
Howtoata Recovery With TestDisk
Testdisk – A Free Data Recovery CD

Yes, there may be reading involved, but you may reap the rewards if you do.

This is a skill that is very handy (and may be lucrative ($$$$))

cheers Glenn

ps. found this too, ubuntu!

Last edited by GlennsPref; 08-22-2009 at 05:51 AM. Reason: I did not search for ubuntu


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