Disk recovery needed!

Benjamin Franz snowhare at nihongo.org
Tue Dec 6 15:33:33 UTC 2005

On Tue, 6 Dec 2005, Chris Norman wrote:

> Hi people,
> I have just recently done one of the stupidest things of my life... I
> had a job mounting an NTFS file system, so I thought I'd try and make it
> ext2 to use it under Linux.
> It now has no file allocation table at all, and my 17.5 Gb of music
> somewhere on it.
> How can I recover it please?

Your best chance is using a commercial file recovery program.

You are going to have to try something like http://www.stellarinfo.com/ 
(not a recommendation - just a random site that came up when I searched 
for NTFS disk recovery on Google) and keep your fingers crossed.

Benjamin Franz

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                                                          - Donald E. Knuth

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