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Postby sbohdan » Sun Sep 04, 2011 4:25 am

By an accident I have formatted (quick format) one of my hard drives. 900GB+ of old photos, music, documents etc. Is there any way to bring all back? it only took a second, so it couldn't phisicaly erase all data. Any ideas?! ](*,)

thanks in advance.
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Re: HELP!

Postby Apoptosis » Sun Sep 04, 2011 5:35 am

sbohdan wrote:By an accident I have formatted (quick format) one of my hard drives. 900GB+ of old photos, music, documents etc. Is there any way to bring all back? it only took a second, so it couldn't phisicaly erase all data. Any ideas?! ](*,)

thanks in advance.


what file format was on there? NTFS?

This is pretty slick and saved me one time when I did that - http://www.runtime.org/data-recovery-software.htm
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Re: HELP!

Postby KnightRid » Sun Sep 04, 2011 5:58 am

This saved my ass - http://www.file-recovery.net/

Biggest thing - do NOT write anything to the drive AND you have to restore to a different location. You can not restore the drive to itself, at least I never found a program that would let you.
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Re: HELP!

Postby sbohdan » Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:03 am

Thanks guys. so which one should I use? The file system was NTFS and it was a storage drive, not the primary boot one.
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Re: HELP!

Postby sbohdan » Mon Sep 05, 2011 4:12 am

THAK YOU!
It took 2 seconds to quick format my drive by a mistake and 5 hours to get it all back (seems nothing is missing). I am realy happy and will be extra carefull in the future. Thanks again :supz:
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Re: HELP!

Postby Sparky » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:03 am

So which program did you end up using?
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Re: HELP!

Postby bubba » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:07 am

sbohdan wrote:THAK YOU!
It took 2 seconds to quick format my drive by a mistake and 5 hours to get it all back (seems nothing is missing). I am realy happy and will be extra carefull in the future. Thanks again :supz:

Now back it all up on a physical media. Might not be as lucky next time.
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Re: HELP!

Postby sbohdan » Mon Sep 05, 2011 1:47 pm

Sparky wrote:So which program did you end up using?


Get Data Back, that was linked by Apop. I'm sure the other one would of been fine too but I only needed one :P
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Re: HELP!

Postby Sparky » Mon Sep 05, 2011 6:27 pm

Thanks, hope I never need it but it's good to read about a program that works before you need it.
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Re: HELP!

Postby sbohdan » Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:56 am

GEorGEHuDson wrote:Thank you!
It took 2 seconds to quick format my drive by a mistake and 5 hours to get it all back (seems nothing is missing). I am realy happy and will be extra carefull in the future. Thanks again..


Another happy customer :mrgreen:

Glad our thread here gave you the help you needed :)
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