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#1
ok i formated the wrong hard drive and i was wondering if there was a program out there that would allow me to recover those files some of those files were very very important and any help would be greatly appreciated
 
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Yes James there is a way, but since it already has new data on it it will most likely not work now.
Here are some you can try-
GetDataBack NTFS
The Hard Drive Mechanic Gold
Partition magic (may help)
PC Inspector File recovery
 
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cool im gunna see if those will work later tonight
 
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sorry but no way to recover after a full format!
if you have made a quick i don't know never checked my drive what's on but a format destroy all;only a delete can be recover:(
 
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sorry but no way to recover after a full format!
if you have made a quick i don't know never checked my drive what's on but a format destroy all;only a delete can be recover:(
He did not do a low level format, it was just an NTFS quick, but I copyed some of his files from my drive to his, I doubt he can recover any of it now but he can try. :)
 
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oh i will try probably fail but i will try because how else will i get all my donkey porn back
 

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File Scavenger is an easy to use program.
 
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File Scavenger is an easy to use program.
I forgot about that one, I used it once to recover deleted stuff, but never after that
 

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i had excellent results with getdataback ntfs
 
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depends, a full format will leave your drive brank. a quick format will leave your drive flagged as empty, data recovery software can retrive stuff that is flagged, but a full format will destroy all data
 

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depends, a full format will leave your drive brank. a quick format will leave your drive flagged as empty, data recovery software can retrive stuff that is flagged, but a full format will destroy all data
i think i havent seen any software in the last 5 years that does a full format .. 250 gb HDD = 45 mins
 

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i think i havent seen any software in the last 5 years that does a full format .. 250 gb HDD = 45 mins
i remember the system mechanic do that it can even delete data or write a message of you on top of them ..
 

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Who does a full format these days anyway, there's not much point.
Hell, a LLF is waaaayyy too much for the average user. I'm thinking that if the guy did a full format, he's hiding something.

oh i will try probably fail but i will try because how else will i get all my donkey porn back
Donkey porn isn't illegal is it? I'd better get rid of all mine quick.:D
 

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full formats are used to get rid of viruses and for selling purposes, if you sell your computer/hdd without doing a full format, people can recover your donkey porn..
 
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haha thats what Muffin has been telling people is on the drive. I know he did not do a low level (I live a few miles from him). But he did ask me to get him some files (270 some gigs worth) and those did write over the former contents of the drive, I doubt he can recover it but hes still trying I think.
 

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You do make a good point with the selling of the hard drive, but it is being a little paranoid.
 
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ive told every teacher i had to day that i had 500gb of donkey porn on it and yet none of them seemed the least bit surprised
 
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you are now quoted James