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Registered: ‎12-29-2008

recovering data from a newly formatted hard drive

Has anyone had any experience with programs that recover data from a newly formatted hard drive?  There seem to be a lot of programs out there to do this, but, a) do they work, and b) which one worked best for you? 
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Re: recovering data from a newly formatted hard drive

Ive had so and so success with a freeware utility called "Recuva"

 

http://www.recuva.com/

 

Its from the makers of CCleaner.

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Registered: ‎11-04-2008

Re: recovering data from a newly formatted hard drive

you know if u forget your password, geek squad can help you remove it?
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Registered: ‎12-24-2008

Re: recovering data from a newly formatted hard drive


@u_hsen wrote:
you know if u forget your password, geek squad can help you remove it?

I believe that is against Best Buy's Policy.

 

You need your password before they can start working on something.

 

There are, however, programs that can do that.