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Windows 7: Extended wrong Drive

24 Apr 2013   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

1. Is it from the internal drive you had extended?

2. What do you mean by saying you had recovered the folders you needed? Were you able to copy those folders/files to another media and read them?

To my understanding GetDataBack for NTFS has a paid version only. With the demo version you can only preview and if you want to really recover what you have seen, you have to buy it and enter the licence key to be able to recover those. May be the reason why so many files do not open. ( Don't tell you had used a pirated version. Piracy is not condoned here.)

As for recovering files from the extended drive is concerned, you must have forthwith stopped using Windows and tried to recover the files with a bootable external device running Partition Wizard or another OS, or any other recovery program like TestDisk/PhotoRec running in DOS. If you continue using Windows before recovery, Windows may overwrite many files in the annexed extended space and to that extent your recovered files may be corrupt and some may even be lost unrecoverably.

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24 Apr 2013   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


Yes at the time it was an internal drive but after the partition error I removed the drive & used another drive with windows and recovery software as c: drive. After using the recovery software I could copy the software to my other disk but could only open some files & photo's.
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24 Apr 2013   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

I have heard good things about GetDataBack for NTFS. Some who tried the demo version were impressed enough to buy a license @ 80USD. ( I have confirmed that with the demo version one cannot save the files.). If you had purchased a license and found issues with using the licenced version such as unreadable files recovered, the right thing would be to contact the Tech Support of Runtime Software, who may know their child better.
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