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Data recovery, shows recovery partition as (Secure File System (Peter Gutmann))

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I need to recover some files from the hdds but i don't know why all the previous hdds i have used turned out to give me this information as the hdd partition is only secure file system (peter Gutmann) and i can't seem to recover any files from there.
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The partition would seem to have been encrypted using a third party utility. unless you have access to the utility and the encryption key your chances of recovering from it are zero.
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look here for that system :
http://www.google.be/search?hl=nl&q=recover+Secure+File+System+%28Peter+Gutmann%29&meta=

i found nothing to recover it
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me too, that's why i sought for help T-T. Used data recovery to see Partition 1(Peter Gutmann)) googled for it found it like recovery/data deletion theory, wonder how it would have happened... and it didn't seem to happen to just one hdd....quite a few of them.... wonder was it my os.
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well i did try on another one that seem to have that peter gutmann and was able to recover from it, maybe somehow i managed to corrupt the table that stored the files
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that is nice for you - glad you've got it !
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