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Formatting and data?

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November 29, 2012 12:15:48 PM

I had a quick question for you guys. I reformated my old harddrive that i now use as a slave drive in my current PC. I have seen totally filled up that harddisk with new files and data and I was wondering if there was a way to get some of the old data I had back before i formated.

I was under the impression that once you format a drive and fill it up that all the overwriten data from the format is gone forever. Is this true?

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a c 97 G Storage
November 29, 2012 12:19:24 PM

if you fill it all up than yes, it will be tough, in that case, need to go to a data recovery professional.
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November 29, 2012 12:23:48 PM

So it's still not completely lost even after that? :) 
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a c 85 G Storage
November 29, 2012 1:16:37 PM

It may not be completely lost. Are you trying to wipe it out so it can't be recovered, or are you really trying to recover data?
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