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PCBurn: Recovering Data with Foremost

Dec 23, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Bergeron)

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"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..."

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