Retrieving data from an unformatted drive
Posted on 2007-11-17
Has anyone had experience of retreiving data from and unformatted hdd? I have a desktop PC with two hdd's, one for the OS the second for data. I've recently had to re-install my OS so in the meantime I'd taken the data drive out and connected it another computer in order to keep working.
Now that the desktop computer's OS has been re-installed I plugged up the data drive expecting everything to be there. It wasn't!!!!!!! If I navigate to 'my computer' the drive is visable but if I click on it I receive a message sayiing the drive is not formatted. I immediately removed the drive and reconnected it to the second PC but the same message appears.
So my question is, is the data still on the drive but just not accessible and therefore can be retrieved by a specialist or have I lost everything?