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kenleeliew

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Being a new user, I burned loads of important photo files into a low-cost CD at MAXIMUM 52X speed before hastily deleting the original data, only to find later that the CD was unreadable. I have tried many data recovery software, yet to no avail. I do not see any obvious physical stratches on the CD, though. I presume that the directory structure of the CD has been damaged due to problems I am ignorant of. Anyone got suggestions (software/techniques) to help recover my CD? TQ. :tazz:
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The problem is probably that you have burnt the CD too fast for the cheap discs to cope with. The CDs should say on the box what the max speed is that they support but with cheap ones I would always recommend burning below this speed.

As for your lost files, the 3 links below are for file recovery software. You may not be able to recover anything from the CD but you might recover it from the hard drive. The first link works with CDs, the second is just for hard drives (NTFS file systems) & the third is for FAT32 file systems.

http://majorgeeks.co...wnload1975.html
http://majorgeeks.co...wnload4407.html
http://majorgeeks.co...wnload2772.html
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