Ext. HDD formatted by error

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KaiserJuan
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Ext. HDD formatted by error

#1 Post by KaiserJuan » 08 Jan 2019, 09:56

Dear All,

I formatted my 3 TB ext. HDD by error - how can I recover my data using TestDisk? Do I have to go file by file or is it possible to recover everything at once?
I did not write anything on the disk after formatting!
I really hope someone can help . . .

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Re: Ext. HDD formatted by error

#2 Post by cgrenier » 08 Jan 2019, 21:21

As you have reformated your disk, try PhotoRec.
Good luck

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Re: Ext. HDD formatted by error

#3 Post by KaiserJuan » 11 Jan 2019, 08:42

Many thanks for your answer!

Can I recover the Directory and file structure and will the file names be there or do I have to rework everything?
Kind regards and thanks again!!

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