Re: Need help badly accidentaly formatted hard drive

Re: Need help badly accidentaly formatted hard drive


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Posted by colin on July 27, 2001 at 19:02:26:

In Reply to: Need help badly accidentaly formatted hard drive posted by A guy needing assistance on July 25, 2001 at 19:34:51:

You can send the drive to ontrack who are data recovery specialist, they unformat by overlaying a second layer of 0 or 1 which can then be read, mostly, by their software. If you try to use a 'home use' solution you are going to obliterate some of the top layer which will render that data invalid forever. You need you data to be very important for this job because 'ontrack' use clean rooms and controlled atmospheres etc; so its not expensive, its very expensive.



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