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Best undelete tool for NTFS/FAT?

I have an external HDD that has been mistakenly re-partitioned and some data written on it.

Previous Partitions were: 480GB NTFS + 20GB FAT32

New partition is all FAT32 and only 70mb of data has been written to it.

Is there any way I can recover all the data from the original NTFS partition?

PS: I have os x & windows

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was it formatted when repartitioning? –  blsub6 Jan 6 '11 at 22:48
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You can get some if not all of your data of by using Recuva which scans your HDD and it will display all the files you can get back.

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lol beat me to it –  blsub6 Jan 6 '11 at 22:49
    
Sorry about that. and I have used it for my FAT32 USB and it works –  Benny Jan 6 '11 at 23:03
    
nice catch, it seems they have updated it since I've last used it. +1 =) –  John T Jan 6 '11 at 23:07
    
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TestDisk may be useful too.

TestDisk can

* Fix partition table, recover deleted partition
* Recover FAT32 boot sector from its backup
* Rebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector
* Fix FAT tables
* Rebuild NTFS boot sector
* Recover NTFS boot sector from its backup
* Fix MFT using MFT mirror
* Locate ext2/ext3/ext4 Backup SuperBlock
* Undelete files from FAT, NTFS and ext2 filesystem
* Copy files from deleted FAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3/ext4 partitions. 

If possible, I'd do an image clone (Clonezilla) of the disk before you attack it with any apps. Have a look at Parted Magic

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