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Lost Data!!

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by George Hayes, Jul 25, 2004.

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  1. George Hayes

    George Hayes Thread Starter

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    I installed XP,Home in my bakup computer,I did this because I somehow lost Windows98SE while installing a New MB.I have Two hard Drives installed a 6GB that came with it(C) and a 40GB Maxtor,Somehow the XP program reformatted Disc C and I seem to have lost 1/2 its data.When I installed the 40GB Drive I copied everything that was on C to it.When I go to the D disc I cant find the data that was lost from C???? The 6GB is the Master and the 40GB is the slave,should I switch them around?When I copied all the data from C to D did the programs I had installed get copied too????
     
  2. MysticEyes

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    If you mean will they still be installed and working... no.
     
  3. George Hayes

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    I guess my Question is"Any way of recovring all those lost files?"hey were music a and Pictures primarily????
     
  4. Elvandil

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    Please explain in detail what you did and how you copied these files. I'm a little confused about what got copied where and where it is now :D.

    In any case, try these programs. "Restoration", though it doesn't look like much when you start it, is really very good at finding things. Click "Other" at the top and choose "Scan all clusters". In the box for what you are looking for, put the file ending of the files you are searching for, .mp3 or .jpg, for example.

    The other one is good, too. In fact, don't bother looking for a pay program if these free ones don't find anything. They are as good as it gets.

    http://www.snapfiles.com/get/restoration.html
    http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/welcome.htm
     
  5. ukantcme

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    one of the best programs that i have used is called Easy Recovery Pro. you can download a demo and run the program but you cant copy files until you purchase. open the program and run the reformat recovery tool, there is also a raw data extractor that searches the hard drive for all types of files current and lost. if its in there this program will find it.
     
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