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I need a software to recover an entire partition lost (about 200GB), could you tell me which is the best?
The filesystem of the partition is NTFS, and my data was there 'till five minutes ago..

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closed as not constructive by soandos, Canadian Luke, Dave M, Xavierjazz, Oliver Salzburg Aug 16 '12 at 19:16

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Likely to be closed but see possible duplicate – Dave M Aug 16 '12 at 19:14
I voted to close your question as being not constructive. Questions in the style of "What is the best of XYZ?" are very subjective. I encourage you to read… to learn about what exactly was the problem with your question. Cheers :) – Oliver Salzburg Aug 16 '12 at 19:18
@OliverSalzburg I would just know which is the best and most reliable tool to recover data, 'coz I never got something like this.. :/ – Overflowh Aug 16 '12 at 22:27
@DaveM The post you linked is a different situation.. – Overflowh Aug 16 '12 at 22:29
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I had very good results with exactly this sort of problem using Partition Find and Mount. There's a free version you can try out to see if it works, but you'll probably want to purchase the Pro version because the free one is too slow if you have very much to recover (like a whole partition).

It requires you to have some place else to copy the data to, like an external hard disk or maybe a network share, because all the file content it finds is read-only, which allows only copies of it to be made. In other words it doesn't magically restore the whole lost partition in place.

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