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Recovered, Sort of

Well I spent most of last night trying to recover the drive. I was able to get some of the files (or least the data, Thank you hex editor) off intact but most them were kaput. It seems both fats were corrupted so I can't recover the file system either :(.

Luckily I was able to reconstruct most of the important data. I used BadCopy Pro and GetBackData. BadCopy Pro is good because it recovers almost everything, but renames everything file01.doc, file02.png excreta. GetBackData was a better program; it got most of the same stuff but kept the file names :).

This is merely another case of not practising what you preach. Back up, Back up and Back up again.

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