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Can I reformat an external hard drive to have the maximum amount space that was previously available?

I set up my external hard drive that had 1.5TB of space as a recovery drive, and afterwards it showed that I have 32GB of space. Is there any way I can get my space back?
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Would interrupting a partitioning process cause my Hard Drive to become bad? Can I fix it with a full format?

I was trying to partition my hard drive to install windows 7 without losing data, but I thought the process had locked up so I stopped it and restarted my computer. I tried again and it worked, but ...
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How to revert formated partition?

While installing Windows 7, I accidently formatted a partition (D drive) while I was trying to install Windows on the system partition (C drive). I know that it is possible to revert this situation, ...
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recover hard drive after careless low-level section rewriting

I was trying to write a ramdisk image to my sdcard but unfortunately I wrote the image to my hard disk instead. The size of the ramdisk image is about 7M and it was written to the first sections of my ...
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“You need to format your disk in drive X” message on my external hard drive

I have an external hard drive which worked fine and it is my backup harddrive. There are also some files on it that I would really want to keep. It's a 400GB Freecom drive in FAT32. All of a sudden, ...
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Is there any way to restore EXT4 partition

Is there any way to restore ext4 partition after formatting the entire hard disk then making two partitions of NTFS
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Software to recovery data from [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recovery of deleted data on SSD / USB Flash Anyone know of a good software to recovery files off of a formatted memory stick? I did some searching and found a demo, .. ...
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Basic questions related to disks and formatting of computer

I'm not an expert in computer and nor do I have some experience with dealing with computer hardware and software. I have these basic questions: 1) Do we define the disks when we buy a new computer or ...
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When I formatting the harddisk, the machine shut down, can I recover the data? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover data loss from accidental quick format First, I accidentally click the quick format, and the machine shut down during the format. I can see the hdd in "My ...
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Recover my pendrive

I've got a problem with my pendrive. I haven't used him for 2 months and now when I try to open it it says that it's unformatted. Do you know any program (I prefer something free or opensource) which ...
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Best way to reformat/recover in Windows when your CD key is no longer valid?

I have a copy of Windows 7 Professional that I have downloaded from the MSDNAA e-academy (thanks to my school). Now, the problem is that these license keys are one-use only. If I need to reformat or ...
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recover data from twice formatted hard disk and installed ubuntu 9.04

my machine had windows 7, windows vista loader, plus other partitions where i stored my files.. now i had problems installing ubuntu 9.04 on that machine together with above ones... then i installed ...