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Old 08-23-2012, 01:12 PM   #1
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Hey, is it possible to retrieve files such as music and all programs after a hard drives been wiped and windows reinstalled??
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:50 AM   #2
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It's possible but very difficult. If windows was reinstalled, you probably won't be able to recover anything.
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Ok thanks for your help
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Old 08-25-2012, 04:21 PM   #4
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You might be able to recover some files, have you tried using file restoration software?
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Old 08-26-2012, 11:45 AM   #5
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The only files that would not be recovered are the files that were on the location on the hard drive that have been over written by the new install. Using software like Recuva has the possibility to recover the files, but there is no 100% guarantee that they will not be corrupted in some way.
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Another option on the free side is PhotoRec.
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