Ran Ghost on wrong machine - need help recovering data

Posted on 2006-05-11
Last Modified: 2008-02-20
Hello -

Had too many laptops on my desk this morning; ran Ghost to do a re-image on the wrong notebook - killed the machine after about 15 seconds into the Ghost process.

I know I will have to rebuild this notebook due to my own negligence in the end... but looking for assistance on what I can use to assist me in recovering the users data. Ghost obviously killed the existing partition(s), so the disk now sees only the new partition table info. I don't think partition recovery is possible at this point, only raw data recovery......?

Looking for any utilities/procedures, certainly willing to pay for a good software app if recommended.... Thanks!
Question by:osgis
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    Accepted Solution

    Hook up the drive as a slave to a desktop, and try GetDataBack from - it is one of the best recovery tools.
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    Expert Comment

    You could try using ntfsundelete using a live Linux CD if the laptop had an ntfs partition.

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    Author Comment

    Thanks guys...

    FYI for anyone else finding this thread... GetDataBack is a great utility...worth every penny.


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