Cant recover data off hard drive

  jacksticks 23:50 30 Dec 2009

Hi everyone, I had a NTLDR missing message on my XP system. I used the XP disk to recover/repair the file. However it looks like it has done a fresh install and I have lost all my desktop/programs/folders etc...The hard drive is still showing I have 40GB of data however I cannot seem to find it anywhere!!!

Any ideas would be amazing....


  RobCharles1981 00:14 31 Dec 2009

Have a look in your "My Documents" area its worth a look let us know how you get on.

  Demora 00:16 31 Dec 2009

You could try 'Recuva' click here.

I got some of my stuff back on a few occasions.

For future reference there a few fixes out there for 'NTLDR is missing' error messages ie click here.

Worth printing them out and keeping with the winXP disc.


  jacksticks 00:30 31 Dec 2009

Thanks for the replies..

I have checked 'my documents', no joy....Ive just set the Recuva scan off, so hopefully that will come up trumps...

I could understand it if the drive had been wiped, frustrating not being able to get the data back when it shows it is there..... well, sort of!

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