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Lost my data from my imac drive trying to backup to my Lacie.

I went to backup my imac to my Neil Poulton Lacie external hard drive, (using the Lacie backup software), and I was asked if I wanted to delete an older backup file... I think, and after agreeing, I ended up with no back up copy on my Lacie drive and all of my data and most of my program files deleted from my imac drive...???

I'm sure I screwed it up but would it really be that easy to trash my hard drive info in one so easy step? Can I recover what I lost?

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Yes U can recover it... plz download the registered version from the torrent site of software know as DATA DOCTOR RECOVERY .. this software will help you getting back you Data if you did not formated the Hard drive.. thank u for asking Question..

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There is software that can recover deleted files from a drive if that part of the drive hasn't
been overwritten since you deleted the files. If you lost them due to a bad hard drive then the
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I have found that File Recovery is the most
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