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I have a flash drive 256MB I upgraded to office 2007 plugged it in and it had to "set up" for it. It erased it, how can I recover that info?

Posted on 2007-11-24
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I have a small thumb drive and plugged it in after installing office 2007 and tried to save a document it said it had to be set up for use. I hit OK and it took about 45 seconds and completed. Now all my data is gone on the drive. How can I recover that data? Is it possible?
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Hi there, have you tried any of the many Thumb Drive data recovery software programs out there on the web?

Here's some links to a few - just make sure to not write/save anything else onto the Thumb Drive until you have run these programs.

http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Utilities/File_Maintenance_and_Repair_Utilities/USB_Flash_Drive_Data_Recovery.html

http://www.vicman.net/lib/repair/thumbdrive

http://search.zdnet.com/index.php?q=thumb+drive+recover
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