May I know how can I get back my wiped out Data on my D Drive ?

Posted on 2006-05-23
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
Hi to all computer experts

I have a WinXP PC at work with 2 physical SATA Hard Drives. The 160GB is my main drive with OS and APPZ on it and I called it C Drive. The other 120GB drive is only for DATA and I called it D Drive.

Last nite when I attempt to use Acronis True Image 9.0 to restore my backup image of my C Drive from my external USB Drive ( K Drive), I accidentally wipe out my Data D Drive & replace it with the backup image of my C Drive. Now I have lost all the Data on my D Drive.

May I know how can I get back my wiped out Data on my D Drive ?

Please kindly advise ASAP.

Question by:leungvpoco
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    Accepted Solution

    Try GetDataBack from
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    Expert Comment

    Another great product for this is from O&O.

    i recently restored a formatted drive via their software and it is so simple to use. it comes in various levels fo rhome use or business.
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    Expert Comment

    I do forensic drive examinations for a living.  For Windows, there is only one program that I like to use, and that's Recover My Files.

    If you haven't already, immediately cease using the D drive, or you risk overwriting the previous files to a point where they become unrecoverable and/or damaged.  There is a likelihood that may have already occured, so understand that you may be fighting a losing battle to start.

    Here are some other sites with recovery software for Windows:

    Or, you can search Google for a ton more:

    Good luck!

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    Assisted Solution

    if your image overwrote your data, you may consider it lost.
     Unless you are willing to pay for a data recovery service, which may present you a big fee .
    If you want to try, use gillware :      

    Expert Comment

    Software from O&O is very helpful and easy to use. You can try out several of their products with trials and see if you like them. I use their defragmenting software and it works great. You could use several of the solutions above. If those do not work, you will have to pay for a data recovery service, which, as said above, will cost you a large fee. However, in several cases, this is the best and only solution.

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