DirectCD Formatted Disk

  larios 14:07 03 Jan 2003
  larios 14:07 03 Jan 2003

I recently accidentally did a quick format on a DVD+RW disk in DirectCD by mistake . Does anyone know of a way to undo the format or recover the data?

  Mac & Beth 14:19 03 Jan 2003

ISOBuster can be used to recover from CDR and CDRW but don't know about DVD+RW. The site says yes but never tried it on DVD only CD.

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Good luck!

  larios 15:03 03 Jan 2003

Thanks Mac & Beth for your reply - downloaded the software but it only suceeds in crashing my system each time I try to start the programme and I then have to re-start the machine. Think I'm fighting a losing battle to retrieve the data.

  woodchip 15:19 03 Jan 2003

Why not try ScanDisc under Adaptec in programs see what that as to say

  larios 15:32 03 Jan 2003

Yes, tried it but reads the disk as a blank disk - No repairs necessary or words to that effect - thanks anyway!

  larios 11:56 04 Jan 2003

Managed to recover part of the data - a programme called Badcopy worked to a certain extent when no other software could read the drive.

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