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January 22, 2013 2:43:56 PM

Hello,
I have a new PC so saved all my files to my external hard drive and set it up, decided to mak a backup imediately and without thinking saved it to my external harddrive - now it only shows that and none of the files I have written over the lst 7 years! HELP!
January 22, 2013 3:34:30 PM

What is your OS? Did you format the external hard drive before using it?
January 23, 2013 3:42:45 AM

What's your problem, not backing up your data or overwriting your hard drive?
No matter what your problem is, it seems that you have to use a recovery utility to take a chance!
Actually, I have ever experienced recovery problem and know that the rewritten data cannot be recovered. Therefore, I hope your data has not been completely overwritten.
Moreover, at that time, I also tries a free hard drive recovery tool that works well. Impressively, it has recovered 90% of my lost data: 80 pictures, 154songs and 789 files.

You should try it here: -http://blog4mark.blogspot.com/2012/12/photo-recovery-af...

Good luck!
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January 23, 2013 4:28:35 AM

Hello,

If you overwrite your hard disk again and again so i am sorry to say that you can't recover your data back.but there are some hope with data recovery software.You should try to use a data recovery software to recover your data back.you can learn and take a demo of software about which type of data can be recover from here http://www.freedatarecoverysoftware.org/
August 16, 2013 3:02:31 AM

Hi,

Sorry for the late response.
I agree that you should try a data recovery program.

By chance have you been backing up your machine? That is the best way to get your data back.

/Jim
January 4, 2014 4:17:18 PM

Does the external hard drive been detected by the computer? Does it shows as a drive letter in the computer? If not, you may assign a drive letter to the external hard drive. see this guide
http://goo.gl/LutyBN

If you accidentally deleted files from external hard drive, or accidentally formatted hard drive and lost files on the external hard drive, the first thing to take note is that you do not write any new files to the external hard drive to avoid files to be overwritten. You can then download an external hard drive data recovery software and use the data recovery software to scan the external hard drive and recover your files. see this step by step guide:
http://goo.gl/MNWGH

After you get back all your files, it is suggest that you format the external hard drive. see this guide if you do not know how
http://goo.gl/cHXeyo

It is also recommended to scan your external hard drive with some good antivirus software to make sure that the external hard drive is clean
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-SG/windows/security-ess...
January 9, 2014 10:54:40 PM

Thank you for this useful post. It helped a lot as my USB flash drive was mistakenly formatted. After using some free data recovery tools like 4Card Recovery, Recuva, TestDisk and more, I just re-accessed all my stored photos successfully.
I am really happy to find this thread.
February 3, 2014 11:02:45 AM

Emmanss0 said:
Thank you for this useful post. It helped a lot as my USB flash drive was mistakenly formatted. After using some free data recovery tools like 4Card Recovery, Recuva, TestDisk and more, I just re-accessed all my stored photos successfully.
I am really happy to find this thread.


You got really lucky. Running all those data recovery programs is very risky. None of them have write back blocks. I've had quite a few clients come in with data recovery cases that they tried to run recovery software on them just like you, but half of their data was overwritten from their attempts. It's never safe to use FREE data recovery software, but if you like playing Russian Roulette it's your choice!

I had to add this with all the wise individuals suggesting to use data recovery software, please educate yourself of the Dangers of Using Data Recovery Software before losing your important data.
February 10, 2014 2:49:49 AM

You have three options:
1 Free data recovery software: Free; chance of data recovery is low
2 Commercial data recovery software: about tens of dollars; chance of data recovery is high
3 Business Data Recovery Services: very expensive; chance of data recovery is the highest
Generally, it is recommended that common users choose the commercial data recovery software.
May 7, 2014 8:13:00 AM

Anonymous said:
Hello,
I have a new PC so saved all my files to my external hard drive and set it up, decided to mak a backup imediately and without thinking saved it to my external harddrive - now it only shows that and none of the files I have written over the lst 7 years! HELP!


tyr http://best-data-recovery-tool.blogspot.in
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