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Q: Freeware solution for data recovery --- after formatting machine ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Freeware solution for data recovery --- after formatting machine
Category: Computers > Operating Systems
Asked by: maulikbp-ga
List Price: $11.11
Posted: 04 Sep 2006 12:44 PDT
Expires: 04 Oct 2006 12:44 PDT
Question ID: 762167
I need two recover one small file (150meg) and one directory
(<10megs). I formatted my hard drive (NFTS quick format) Saturday.

I also installed Windows XP x64 bit during this time.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Freeware solution for data recovery --- after formatting machine
From: alexinfo-ga on 04 Sep 2006 23:35 PDT
If you had not installed WinXP after quick formating your hard drive
then there are alot of free solutions for recovering your data.
Installing WinXP on your hard drive means that you wrote data on the
area where your previous data existed. This means that it is almost
impossible to recover your previous data with a free software

There are alternate solutions, companies that can try to get your old
data back by using hardware solutions. These type of solutions though
are very expensive. It depends on how critical and important your
previous data is to you!

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