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SCSI Disk Recovery

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Hi All,
I have a slight major problem!
A couple of days ago a customers Server had one of the disks go out in a RAID 5 (5 disks) scenario.
I tried to rebuild the array with the adaptec raid controller software and it worked (came back as "optimal") but then on re-boot another disk went.
This one wouldn't come back, so had to get a replacement (ordered two just in case the original failure went again) and finally managed to get the new drive to an optimal status. However kept getting an error on trying to load the operating system.
Can't remember exactly what it was, but found articles here on how to resolve it - going into recovery console and running chkdsk and fixboot etc.

Anyhow, the above seemed to have resolved the issue as the server booted into windows (SBS2000) and logged in ok.
Problem is now the the C: drive seems to have some missing folders and the D: drive has a folder called found.000 and in there are loads of partially recovered folders with mainly good files and some corrupted files, so I can't mass copy the files to their respective "proper" locations.

Does any one know of a better than good disk recovery (from corruption) program thats out there.
Tried a couple, but they just pull up what I can already see - (Nucleus Kernel Manager and acronis disk director).

In the process of moving everything onto a replacement server, but need to find the missing folder and recover the damaged files first.

Biggest problem - they haven't taken a backup in 6 months because the lady that was responsible for them left! Typical.

Any help very much appreciated - giving this one 500 points, because I need a solution urgently.

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