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well this is my friends machine that he wanted me to take a look at because he had a lot of important stuff that he didnt want to lose on it. Do you think theres any way to get the data back or is it all lost forever?
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if its the hdd thats clicking u might not get anything back off it u can try a data recovery program like spinrite 6 u may be able to salvage some data

there are other programs like tiramisu just look for the 1 u might be able to understand best

Edited by stuart813, 04 June 2005 - 12:23 PM.

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alright thanks a lot for the help, hopefully i can get some of the data back for him or else hes pretty screwed. Thanks again for walkin me through this.
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no problem glad to be of any help
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Since there is important data on the disk I suggest that before formatting you take out the disk, install it as a slave in your computer, backup the data into your disk and then format. There is a good chance that you save all the data if the disk is not completely ruined.
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Yea, ill attach this hard drive as a slave on my other machine tomorrow and see what data i can save and hopefully my friend doesnt lose all his important data :tazz:

thanks for the help everyone
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