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Formatted hard disk

I have a Fujitsu 80gb external hard disk full with my clients data andnow I carelessly formated it how can I recover the data that alreadyformatted ?thanks it means a lot be cause it also contains the picture of mybaby girl from the first day she was born......

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  • elmodj Mar 09, 2008

    I'm sorry sir I Forget to mention that I formatted the hard disk and it's written over with windows xp

  • elmodj Mar 09, 2008

    full format

  • elmodj Mar 09, 2008

    well thank you for your advice because I have tried it and it didn't work either thanks anyway

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Hey, if you have windows and you have the harddrive connected to a working pc. You can use Filescavenger to save all the files you want, unless they have been written over, format only marks the space as unused and shouldnt write over them

You can find filescav here:
http://www.snapfiles.com/features/filescavenger-801-494928.php

Let me know if you have any other problems.
Il help you with the program.

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  • Ekse Mar 09, 2008

    Johnychel has no idea what he is talking about.



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  • Ekse Mar 09, 2008

    Full format scans the surface, it doesnt write over. Try the software demo. it should find your images, use search filter

    *.jpg or *.jpeg or *.bmp or what format your pictures are in,

  • Ekse Mar 09, 2008

    Then your last option is to take it to a professional data recovery.

    That will cost you.

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Hello

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

  • isaac johny
    isaac johny Mar 09, 2008

    sorry there is hardly any chance of recovering the data...

    by the way what kinda format did you perform

    full format of quick format??

  • isaac johny
    isaac johny Mar 09, 2008

    sorry...i`m not sure about it

    as my colleague EKSE says..give a try to that software

    thankyou..


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