Reclamation of deleted or otherwise removed/corrupted data (files)

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MIgrate Ubuntu to new hard drive?

I lost a secondary hard drive in an Ubuntu Server this week. No problem restore data to the primary driver and one the way we go! Wouldn't that be nice if it was the end of the story! I am later this ...
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Recover overwritten file

I accidentally overwrite my file with another file. It was happened when take the latest version from Visual Source Safe(VSS). Can I recover my old file?
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Is there a GetTyp / GT2 alternative?

I've used both tools since years now, mostly to determine the file types of files which lost their file names because of disk problems. Unfortunately GetTyp is discontinued, GT2 is no longer actively ...
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ntfs header files recovery

I have an external harddisk attached to an airport wireless router and somewhat after a few read and writes it is corrupted I tried to attach that to my mac and I can't fix it. It looks like the ...
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Recovering from a Time Machine backup encrypted with PGP Whole Disk Encryption

Our entire organization requires PGP Whole Disk Encryption (WDE) to be used on all laptop and desktop computers. For Macs running Mac OS X 10.5 or later that are using Time Machine, the (local) Time ...
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Recover a lost NTFS partition on the cheap?

I had a workstation running XP. Filesystem was NTFS, single partition over the entire drive. After an attempted XP repair install, suddenly the NTFS filesystem is just gone and the drive is showing ...
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How long should I expect CheckDB with REPAIR_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS to run

I am running CheckDB with REPAIR_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS on a Shairpoint search DB that is 47mb It has been running for > 30min. Is that normal? How long should it take?
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Getting data out of a non-working SATA drive

Can anything be done to get data out of a dead SATA drive, the drive won't even show up on the list of drives when booting the computer? UPDATE: The drive was never backed-up. It was an external ...
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How to retrieve files from a drive that has lost its master boot record

We have a developer who lost their MBR on their laptop and we would like to recover the sourcecode on his drive does anybody have any suggestions on recovering this data. We have used FixBoot.exe and ...
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Windows 7 won't recognize my data disk partition [closed]

Help! i can't access my data disk! I got 2 harddisks The first one contained one partition with Windows XP on it. the second harddisk contained one partition used only to store data(non-bootable). ...
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Can recover files I accidentally overwrote with xcopy?

Today I got the arguments backwards when issuing xcopy. This caused my source folder to be overwritten. The system is Windows 2003 with standard NTFS. No special backup solutions running. Is there ...