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Recover system image

Postby jiminy16 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:32 am

ladies & gentlemen:
please sit back until I can figure out reasonable questions. I am at present trying to recover a system image from prior to Jan 15
with the hope that I can recover my data. Since I have not formatted a hard drive in years, never consciously created partitions
and still do not know how to interpret the messages Win sends me about insufficient space, You can appreciate that I sill have to
do some studying to be semi capable of comprehending your comments. As an Aside, for the first time I noted some trojans & viruses
showing up in my virus software's report. I bet you have guessed that I did not write down their names. My apologies for my lack of
ability to stay up with you.

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Re: Recover system image

Postby ThomasH » Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:48 am

Whatever you do, don't format the hard drive where your data is currently stored. That's a pretty good way to guarantee that you will never see your precious 1s and 0s again!
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Re: Recover system image

Postby Bill » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:54 pm

You can find videos on YouTube telling how to recover data using Linux live USB sticks. If Windows is sending you an "insufficient space" message when you try to recover, then you may need to move your data files to an external drive before you can recover Windows. You probably should be asking this question on a Windows forum since it's a Windows problem.
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Re: Recover system image

Postby ThomasH » Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:00 pm

If the data is really important you might want to consider getting a professional to help. There are a lot of different ways to make irrecoverable mistakes. Can you post the actual error messages that you are seeing?
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Re: Recover system image

Postby xawajide » Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:17 am

ThomasH wrote:Whatever you do, don't format the hard drive where your data is currently stored. That's a pretty good way to guarantee that you will never see your precious 1s and 0s again!



That's so true, did the same mistake. But the worst part is no recovery anyhow.
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Re: Recover system image

Postby Markdc » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:05 am

I would suggest you to not interfere with the hard drive. After that you can go for any professional help.
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Re: Recover system image

Postby gracehadid » Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:43 pm

This was once the condition with me as well. However, I took professional help rather going for any manual techniques which can make the situation even more worse.
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Re: Recover system image

Postby lizzy23 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:33 pm

Data recovery from the drive is possible only in one condition if the drive is not overwritten. In order to recover data your drive need to be untouched and not formatted, if after losing data from the drive you used it further then recovery from that drive is not possible even not with the help of professional data recovery software.
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Re: Recover system image

Postby LC Mike » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:25 pm

Agree with others here. Get it professionally recovered.
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