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Old 03-08-2008, 08:38 PM   #1
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ok so this is the worst thing that can happen 5 years of data gone. is there any software that i can use to reset all the data after a format? I have heard it is possible as long as its not overwritten can someone please suggest sme freeware to help me please.
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Old 03-08-2008, 08:47 PM   #2
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Give this one a shot: PC INSPECTOR™ File Recovery 4.x.
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Old 03-08-2008, 08:50 PM   #3
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ok what if i accidentally took 1 gb and copied it to the desktop can some be deleted? is it recoverable if it is accidentally been overwritten??? I have heard if a harddisk is overwritten the data is un recoverable
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You got me there. I have no idea.
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its searched but only whats on there now is there any way to get what was formatted back?
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Your best bet would be to go to the site and read through the user's manual and the FAQs. I remember having to read up a bit on it to get an idea of what needs to be done to find the data you've lost. I pretty much did the same thing as you and that program recovered some of my files while others were unreadable.
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ok tried it and i can't find any of the files that were formatted. I used recover my files it works wonderrfully but its 80$ so are there any freeware programs online i can use that work as well as this or are there any software types at bestbuys or wlamart that have some good recovery softwares.I only have a day so please respond quickly.
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get data back is pretty good. lots of options to choose from, such as "recover data from a format" and stuff like that. worth a go. its not legally free though ...
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ill try it

also is there any programs that you can take a screenshot of a zoomed area on the screen?
I need to zoom on an object like an icon or something as small to take a picture and save it. any suggesttions?
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ok ^
theres some programs here. all freeware
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