Data Recovery After Reformatting

  pprbh 16:09 02 Apr 2009

Hi, does anyone know how to retrieve old data after reformatting?

I know it says all data will be lost but I've heard there are data recovery places that can recover lost or old data. Anyone tried these?

Many thanks.

  kalignorgna 16:24 02 Apr 2009

yep they work but a lot of the time the data is corrupted or heavily defragmented I have used undelete (hiren's version), bad copy pro and File Scavenger a lot at work they do the trick as well as can be expected. I tend to use them to recover work from USB drives and externals mostly.

  pprbh 17:01 02 Apr 2009

Thanks. Do you know any software that might work with lost data on hard-drives rather than usb, external etc?

  DieSse 18:00 02 Apr 2009

Just type ... unformat ... into a google search and you'll get a choice of software, free and paid, to do what you want.

  kalignorgna 09:13 03 Apr 2009

undelete (hiren's boot disk version), bad copy pro and File Scavenger work on hard drives as well as on USB drives and externals but will take longer dependent on the size of the drive. other then that check and their bound to have loads to choose from

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