Solved

Fat 32 Partition Format

Posted on 1999-01-25
3
708 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
I was running the Fusion Mac emulator on parition E. And I got a message telling me that my hdd partition wasn't compatible and asked me if I wanted to initialize it. I have 3 - c,d,e .. I got the options for 2.1 gig dos or mac. I chose dos. It began formatting. However, instead of formatting the current partition it formatted my D partition, but also didn't finish. it's now unreadable. It contained everything I own just about. My question is, what utility would be best suited for the task of recovering it. It was a 2.1 gig fat 32 patition.
0
Comment
Question by:Nice_N_Evil
3 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:estest
ID: 1652909
I would try Power Quest's Lost and Found. They say it can recover data from a formatted partition.




As always, if this solves your problem, post a comment requesting an answer.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
fxer earned 100 total points
ID: 1652910
The best program for data recover i've heard of is called Tiramisu, a lot of people i've talked to said it has worked for them on numerous occations, so it could probably work for you

TIRAMISU for FAT32 V3.03:
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Data_Recovery/tira32.htm
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:vikiing
ID: 1652911
>>It began formatting

The ability to recover your data depends on how far formatting process went. The longest the process, the lower chance you'll have.

0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Dual boot for S.O 7 32
Remove row and column 3 45
Windows 10 Mail Sync Error 6 28
Help with Robocopy switches following Home Folders migration failure 3 23
Several part series to implement Internet Explorer 11 Enterprise Mode
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now