PCBurn: Recovering Data with Foremost
Dec 23, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Bergeron)
[ Thanks to Chris
Bergeron for this link. ]
"Sometimes you can craftily restore a damaged master boot record
after an all night hack-a-thon. With proper care, restoration
software, and carefully maintained backups it usually isn't
necessary to read data raw off a partition.
"But even with the best recovery systems in place accidents can
still happen. When you've written over the MBR of your system after
deleting it during a 4AM coding marathon more drastic measures than
a backup restore are called for. Enter Foremost..."