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    I've been using a tweak program called TweakVI (This is the vista one instead of XP) and I clicked virtual desktop. After 5 seconds the whole screen turned black, 2 seconds after turned back on. But now half of my stuff is gone....... Luckily none of them were system files but unluckily most of them are my homework. So my main question is what are some good data recovery software I can use? Or is there another way?
     
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    um.....spin right 6 might help you or maybe you can try a system restore...or do a check disk and then check attemp to recover bad sectors that might help sry i couldnt do more :/
     
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    System Restore is turned off.. So that means no restore points. I've already tried chkdsk.
     
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    Try Handy Recovery 4, it worked wonders for me after i did a quick format of my 2nd hard drive. Many free programs didn't work in that case, but you should try the free ones first cause Handy Recovery aint free. Good luck.

    http://www.tucows.com/preview/354626

    EDIT: It seems that it works on XP and earlier versions of Windows only, not Vista, since you have a XP/Vista dual boot i'm not sure how it will affect you.
     
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    It worked fine. It will take a lot of time to fully recover my data. THx anyways.
     
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    That it will, but it's well worth it. Glad you got this resolved.
     
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    you fixed it?!!!?!?! you got all your data back!?
     
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    Got it all back. But theres one file I didn't recover. It was my brother drawing a house on MSPaint.exe. Thx for ur help :toast:
     
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    cool good job!
     
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    Hi spearman914

    Good to here you that you have recover your data back.I have recently lost my data and used Stellar Phoenix data recovery software to recover my data.This software recover almost all my data.They are providing recovery for all operating system.You can see this software if you may find data lost problem in future.
    http://www.stellarinfo.com/
     

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