Recovering Mac files from external firewire hdd which may have been formatted over with ntfs

Posted on 2005-05-12
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
I installed a firewire card in a friends computer and connected her external fire wire hdd. When I hooked the drive up to the system which is running win xp pro, in ntfs I could not read the drive. Partition Magic was on the drive and was able to see the partition but did no recognize the partition. I think I may have partitioned the drive in NTFS. My friend now says that she had files on the drive which she has been using on a mac. Is there any software that I can use to recover the mac files from the drive even though it was formatted with NTFS.

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Question by:builder88
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    Here are some file recovery options for Mac:

    I've never needed to recover files for a Mac from an external drive before, but all claim to be able to recover from drives that have been reinitialized (which would include reformatting.)
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