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unallocated region on hard drive

mattmo60

FPCH New Member
Joined
Nov 11, 2007
Messages
1
#1
I recently attempted to re format my computer, which has failed, but thats not the issue.
i put all my data on a second hard drive to save it all, but now ive put it into another computer to retrieve half the drive, which im hoping is where all my stuff is comes up as being unallocated, and so wont let me get at it. Im not sure why the computer has put a partition in the middle of the drive and i was wondering if there is a way of getting all the data back off the drive.the drive is a sata 2 drive running on a computer with xp service pack 2.
Any help would be much appreciated.
 

Jamey

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2006
Messages
333
Location
Telford, UK
#2
TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery program that might be able to help you. It should be able to recover your missing partition and allow you to access the data again.