HDD recovery

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Gyan.kunu Posts 1 Registration date Saturday September 5, 2015 Status Member Last seen September 5, 2015 - Sep 5, 2015 at 10:37 PM
R2D2_WD Posts 3606 Registration date Monday September 1, 2014 Status Member Last seen February 20, 2017 - Sep 9, 2015 at 10:43 AM
I had a 2TB Seagate External Hdd. One day i was trying to restore my Desktop .
But in Mistake i was select that 2TB HDD to my restore point.
So its became 'recovery drive 31.9 GB, FAT 32.
.dont know how. I hard Approx 1.5TB Important data in that HDD. now i cant format that HDD coz there was many important data in there .
If I send it to Seagate service center they charges very very high to Recover my 1.5 TB Data. so Please any body help me . plzzz
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AdamParola Posts 3 Registration date Sunday September 6, 2015 Status Member Last seen September 6, 2015
Sep 6, 2015 at 11:48 PM
sorry to here your story. My friend had similar issue. it's hard to recover all files successfully, as the system restore has already caused data overwtitten. and you may failed to retrieve some or many files even though you pay much many to those recovery companies.
but you can try some hard drive recovery programs by yourself
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R2D2_WD Posts 3606 Registration date Monday September 1, 2014 Status Member Last seen February 20, 2017 154
Sep 9, 2015 at 10:43 AM
Hi Gyan Kunu,

Unfortunately, if the data was overwritten, it may be nearly impossible to recover your files. I would search for some data recovery tools, but if you plan to use a Data Recovery Company, it would be better to avoid using any software on that drive. Sadly, those recovery companies may have high fees. I would recommend you to confirm what part of the information can be restored.

Hope this helps

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