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Old 06-01-2007, 15:34
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I don't know Joe.. He said he reformatted.. I've been able to recover stuff froma damaged drive using Knoppix.. But a reformatted drive might take some serious muscle to dig for semi erased data.. it also depends on if he did a quick reformat or a deep reformat..

I've learned a good rule of thumb is to dig for data before you're forced to reformat or toss the drive.. Knoppix is a nice variation of linux and it runs at boot time all from a CD.. It's own little operating system without the need for hard drives at all.. it can however mount a hard drive and look at it from a 3rd person point of view.. you can recover data without risk of infecting another drive.. very useful tool. That and it's open source.
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