Hard drive resurrection
Posted on 1998-08-15
Ok the computer company I thought was reliable has gone ferral (it happens doesn't it?)....
They have formatted my 2.5 Gb hard drive and then denied responsibilty.
To compound matters the techy concerned reinstalled a 500Mb partitition at the end of the drive (previously partititioned as two 2Gb and 500 Mb logical drives) which he filled with software. Talk about the techies from hell!
Now FDISK will only recognise a 500 MB drive (500 Mb partition max).
Norton Disk editor has found a few important text files. I WOULD like to get my JPEG and HTML files back. Any suggestions for other better recovery utilities for files & directories?
I'm about resigned to writing off the data on the drive (part of which was backed up).
I suppose I'll need to do a low level backup then. Can someone point me to the best utility for that. I'll want to run the drive with FATS 32 - then I'll get something out of it.
(Fujitsu drive originally FDISKED and formatted under DOS 6.22 then run under Win 95 FATS16).