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Windows 7: recover data from DVD-RW - accidently quick erased disc, help plZ!!!

04 Apr 2011   #1

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recover data from DVD-RW - accidently quick erased disc, help plZ!!!

Hi, Is there a software to recover data from a DVD-RW which has been quick formatted / quick erased?

Please help, DVD-RW had my brothers holiday pics/family pics, need to recover by the end of the week before he finds out.

Thanks in advance.

Note: I installed isobuster, but it shows a blank DVD-RW has been inserted. when i right click i cant click on anything, except for properties which is highlighted. Any help or suggestions on how to recover the data would be appreciated. TY

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04 Apr 2011   #2


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04 Apr 2011   #3

32bit ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pip22 View Post
is there a software i could use, the site you provided ask for 40 for one dvd, i got a couple plus i dont no exactly which dvd i need to recover as i never had a label on the dvd.
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04 Apr 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Read this blog. Recover data from a quick-erased CDRW/DVDRW disc. From what I have understood, the procedure involves making the disk readable by trying to write a file to the disc but aborting it after the leadin is written. Once it is readable, you can then use ISObuster to recover the data in the rest of the disk..

Well, it appears to be a little tricky procedure and before trying to get on to it with the actual disk, do some mock recoveries (burn some useless but identifiable data to a new disk, quick erase and try to recover) and hone your skills.

Whatever, do it at your own risk. I am just pointing to a possible solution that I have read. Good luck.
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