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Maxtor 3000LS filled

Hi, I have a Maxtor 3000LS with 40GB hard drive, exterior that all of a sudden through an unknown reason requires formatting, even though I have about only 15GB of backed-up data on the disk. the only thing I can figure is that I installed Utility Fix-It 5 (Vc0m product) that took-off and started defragging the drive... this was after a system recovery and I was trying to get things back to normal on my HP Pavillion (a630n) with Windows XP and a Trojan horse infection... Is there anything that can be done to retrieve my data? Thanks

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Re: Maxtor 3000LS filled

Norton utility's or google for a file restore after format

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