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    IDE HDD boot sector failure

    a member of staff had a HDD failure and a well meaning friend ran fixboot from the recovery console.

    They now have a c: partition but no data.

    Anyone recommend a cheap/free product that could recover their data as they have no backup and so no work.

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    Re: IDE HDD boot sector failure

    I'm guessing they had seperate data and system partitions?

    Check what fdisk thinks is going on. If the 'data' partition is missing try recreating it.

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