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If this was a quick format then only the TOC (Table of Contents) was erased.
I've used this app to successfully retrieve data from quick formatted CD-R/W
It is a one of a kind program as far as I
know. If the disc was Full formatted then the files are gone.
Why Sonic did this I don't know however some software has a check box that
will auto blank CD-R/W discs prior to writing data to them. See if that
Harry Ohrn MS-MVP [Shell/User]
"Josh" <Josh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Why did Sonic auto-format my CD-ROM in my D Drive at start-up? We did
> nothing to prompt this, and it erased nearly 70 files (I think). Is there
> any way for me to reclaim this lost data? Hours of work are at stake!