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Hard disc recovery

I have a SCSI 120Gb hard disk that was accidently re-partitioned can anyone 
recommend a suitable tool to un partition the drive so I can recover the 
files on it ?

Thanks 

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4/3/2009 9:45:45 PM
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On 3 Apr, 22:45, "freddy" <dsd....@hehg.com> wrote:
> I have a SCSI 120Gb hard disk that was accidently re-partitioned can anyone
> recommend a suitable tool to un partition the drive so I can recover the
> files on it ?
>
> Thanks

Hi freddy,
Ouch! Bad luck.
Thoughts that spring to mind are:
-Dump an image of the drive 'as is' before you do anything else...
....mind you 120gb is going to need some room. Do you have a (um) PC/
Mac with scsi you could use to make the dump if space is tight on your
Acorn..?
-Something like DiscKnight may help - really an IDE recovery tool but
you never know...
-Having backed-up the drive first, repartitioning with the original
map *may* get you a fair bit of your data back.

-Thanks for the contributions :-)-

Regards, Charles.
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charlie1217 (100)
4/15/2009 12:12:06 PM
Charlie wrote:
> On 3 Apr, 22:45, "freddy" <dsd....@hehg.com> wrote:
>> I have a SCSI 120Gb hard disk that was accidently re-partitioned can anyone
>> recommend a suitable tool to un partition the drive so I can recover the
>> files on it ?

> -Something like DiscKnight may help - really an IDE recovery tool but
> you never know...

As long as the disc hasn't been repartitioned and reinitialised with the 
same sizes as originally (which will overwrite the disc map), DiscKnight 
will be able to search for the original partition. It can't fix the 
partition table (as there were too many variants on differing 
intrfaces), but it can copy off all the files on to another disc, 
allowing you to reformat the original and copy it all back on again.
If you need any help just contact me at the DiscKnght support address.

---druck
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4/20/2009 7:19:12 PM
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Vehicle recovery is the recovery of any vehicle to another place, generally speaking with a commercial vehicle known as a recovery vehicle , ...

Coalition hopes for resources-led budget recovery
The federal government is cautiously eyeing a windfall gain from soaring iron ore prices in recent days, fuelling hopes of billions of extra ...

1952 Colony Glacier crash recovery effort identifies more airmen
The airmen identified between Feb. 19 and March 7 are Capt. Kenneth Duvall, 2nd Lt. Robert Moon, Airman 2nd Class Thomas Condon and Conrad Sprague. ...

India's 'gun widows' on the road to recovery
Young widows who have lost husbands to gun violence face financial, legal and social hardships in India's Manipur.

Wells Fargo Ups Semiconductor Sector To Buy, Sees Chip Recovery Ahead
... the semiconductor space from Market Weight to Overweight Friday, arguing that global chip sales could begin to recover this year. This recovery ...

China economy: Slow output fuels global economic recovery fears
... industrial production slows to its weakest growth since the financial crisis, as Britain warns China's slowdown could derail the global recovery. ...

Wounded Warrior Project chair on recovery from spending scandal
Charity fired two top executives following a CBS News investigation that exposed only 60 percent of donations were spent directly on vets

Marc Pro Review – Hack Your Workout Recovery Time with Electrical Muscle Stimulation
Dread of the painful workout recovery period keeps countless people away from the gym, despite their best intentions. The Marc Pro is a new device ...

Aluminum demand hit but recovery ahead: Rusal
A poor price environment in the aluminum market hit Rusal hard in the fourth quarter but demand should increase, the deputy chief executive officer ...

242K New Jobs Is Good News For The Slow Economic Recovery
242K New Jobs Is Good News For The Slow Economic Recovery

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