Can data be recovered on a formatted disk

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Data recovery? - Jun 10, 2010 at 06:57 PM
superj
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- Jul 8, 2010 at 04:41 AM
Hello,

We shot a music video for 18hrs and the person who was transferring the data onto my hard drive completed the transfer. While he was about to move my files that he transferred over to his driver for backup, he accidently formated my hard drive w/ all the info. ALL THE INFO WAS LOST. I have sent it to a recovery team but I am worried. Is it possible they will retrieve this data. I am going out of my mind..not knowing if this will be able to be done. please help!!

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Jul 8, 2010 at 04:41 AM
Hello,

Formatting won't erase your data permanently at least for the short term as what is said. you may learn more from this similar thread,

https://ccm.net/forum/affich-100555-got-problem-with-my-sandisk-cruzer-usb-4gb

Quite similar problems.
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Jun 10, 2010 at 09:08 PM
The Data can be recovered on a formatted disk but make sure don't wirte any new data on your formatted disk first.

You can use the format recovery tool to recover your data, on kioskea.net, there are some discussions about the data recovery tools like here: https://ccm.net/forum/affich-28692-how-to-retrieve-lost-files-in-flash-drives

you may want to know why:
All the data are stored in the disk systematically and orderly. When we commit Delete/format operation, it seems that they disappear forever. However, the fact is they are still there in the disk. They are not lost, just not visible or readable because the entry index of the system makes a special mark on those data hinting this area can be written over by other new data.

hope this helps!
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