Help!! Must recover data on hard drive

By nottoobright ยท 6 replies
Feb 4, 2004
  1. On my system I have a 120gig and a 40 gig hard drives. (I run dual boot with 98se and XP pro). I was reinstalling both operating systems and my 40gig (which is my documents drive) got messed up by win 98 setup. . I formatted the 120gig and ran win 98 setup. When win 98 setup ran scandisk it found errors on drive E (my documents drive) and I accidently hit "fix the errors" instead of "don't fix the errors" which now makes it show up as unformatted. Is there anything I can do to recover the data?
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Do a "recovery" search on the forum, this subject came up recently.
  3. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

  4. nottoobright

    nottoobright TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks, I used getdataback and it worked perfectly
  5. lurifax

    lurifax TS Rookie

    Which program did you use to recover your data?

    I have same problem with 10 GB of important stuff

  6. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    He probably used GetDataBack

    BTW :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
  7. lurifax

    lurifax TS Rookie

    Thank you! I got it back

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