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Accidentally quick format HDD?


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Kais3r

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I have a 1TB, or 930 gb western digital external hard drive and i accidentally quick formatted it when i was trying to make a bootable usb drive

now it says 31.9/31.9 gb free and there are no file on it.

Is there anyway get my data back?? it was mainly my mp3s and old backups i need

Edited by Kais3r, 10 September 2012 - 10:29 AM.

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you can try using testdisk; http://www.cgsecurit...g/wiki/TestDisk

there are quite a few programs that claim to be able to recover data from formatted drives, not sure how many you can trust.
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i tried renuva, and it only found about 300 mp3's :wacko: . Thanks i will try testdisk next.
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