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I have a truecrypt volume saved as a file on a disk that windows one day decided to overwrite the NTFS index on. Some files was lost while others remain. In the case of the truecrypt volume it still exists but as a zero-byte file. I have not been writing any data to the disk since so there is chance of the volume still being there. How can i recover it?

I have tried various data recovery programs that were able to recover many other files but because the index is corrupt they need to know the format of the files in order to find them on the disk and I have not found any programs that supports truecrypt volumes.

Basically what needs to be done is to find the actual data on the disk and copy it. Perhaps the current zero-byte file points to the start of the file which could help. In any case I need some suggestions on how to successfully extract the data.


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