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Subject: Re: *Panic* after recording - no my files are gone
From: BlueChip (cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net)
I have never actually used this myself, but a good friend swears by it:
"Ontrack Easyrecovery Filerepair Professional"
DO *NOT* UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES
PUT *ANY* NEW DATA OR RUN ANY DEFRAG UTIL
ON THE ARCHOS UNTIL THE OLD DATA IS RECOVERED
As a good tip also, if ever your computer or other device gives you an
error message to tell of a problem PLEASE write down the exact error
message so the engineer can translate it for you.
If your drive was not too fragmented your chances of an easy recovery are
>Hi you all,
>using the latest bleeding edge I recorded a song this morning.
>when I hit the "off" button to stop recording I had a *panic* something
>on my screen. Since I didn't know what to do I turned it off then.
>Now there were no files left on my rockbox, no dirs, nothing. Now I
>paniced since there were some exclusive DJ-sets of mine on that thing.
>I ran chkdsk/f from WinXP, after that I had a"FOUND.000" Dir
>with.chk-files worth 40 GB(all of the HDD). Is there a way to return to
>the File-/Folderstructure I had before? Maybe a data rescue program?
>Thanks a lot in advance,
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