Is there a free utility to recover lost files from an accidentally deleted partition?

Posted on 2006-04-01
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
My current OS is XP Pro running on a single NTFS partition.  I have another FAT32 drive which I cannott access.  I have tried a sort of on-line recovery recovery tool, the name of which escapes me, and it was looking for something like $150 to recover the drive.  Are there any more reasonably priced or better still free apps available?
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    You can download a temporary version of Winternals Admin Pak and ERD Commander from:
    There is hardly a better utility available and can do much more then recover accidentally deleted patitions.
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    by:scrathcyboy -- their Getdataback program is excellent, you download a test version to see what it can recover, and only if it can recover most of your files, only then do you pay them.  Many people have great success with this, saves $thousands and is very good.  A bit tedious to recover file by file, but if that is what it takes, it is better than losing data.  WHile there, look at their other recover tools, all are A++.
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    try this :,collid,1295,00.asp            Free Recovery
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    hi, there

    this is a great tool for just what you need.

    This is a program that searches the entire hard disk disregarding the format NTFS, FAT 16, FAT 32 and so onwards.
    Uppss forgot to mention this is a free tool.


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