How to retreive lost data from hard-drive

  Baxi 20:09 12 Sep 2003

My hard drive recenly stopped seeing some of the hard drive partitions and the stored data.It now only sees the C-drive.
If the HDD is on its way out, is there a way of recovering the lost data opn the lost partitions, so I can then bin the HDD and restore the data on a new HDD.
I'm sure there are companies that can do this, does anyone know of any or have used them in the past?


  Bodi 20:28 12 Sep 2003

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There were some good suggestions for someone with similar problems.


  seedie 20:33 12 Sep 2003

Partition magic will probably assist with the lost partitions.

Suggest you get a new HD and use existing drive as slave to get data off it.

  nickhick 20:36 12 Sep 2003

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  xania 20:45 12 Sep 2003

What makes you think your HD is dying? It could simply be that your Partition Table has become corrupt. Take a look at FDISk to see what it can see - but DO NOT make any new partitions. Better still, use a good partition manager - Paretition Magic has a faciltity to restore deleted partitions. Could get all your data back free of charge.

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