disk is not formatted error message data recover

  rsturbo 15:44 03 Jan 2010

my xp computer would not boot, so i have taken hdd out and placed into my other xp computer - the drive is visible in explorer but when i double click on it it says this drive is not formatted - but it is! it has my data on it - what do i do pls?

thanks for any help

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:59 03 Jan 2010

Testdisc click here

  rsturbo 23:31 09 Jan 2010

easy recovery pro v6 is this any different because i tried to recover data with this but the program did not recognise the disk at all!

or should i try the testdisk program (is is it different to easy recovery pro?)

thanks for the suggestion

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