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By ask_anurag ·

I have a question regarding FAT and MBR.What is the difference between the FAT and MBR.And if you format the harddisk then after that you can recover the data from formatted harddisk where that data stored and in which sector or track.If you run any data recovery software what it do how it search the data and recover it.

I would appreciate if someone assist me on this issue.

Thanks and Regards.


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by parvus1202 In reply to About Data Recovery

File Allocation Table and Master Boot Record. FAT is a system where files are stored into different folders. It could be 16, 32 or 64 bits. MBR is a small file in your partition HDD. The BIOS looks for MBR when booting up. About the recovery, go to this site, you might find something. http://www.runtime.org/

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by the world is an illusion In reply to About Data Recovery

Unfortunately sir, if you have formatted your hard drive already all of your data is gone. MBR is the boot record that your computer uses when it goes to start up windows. If you have a boot sector virus the only way to get rid of it is to use the following command while booting off of a win98 boot disk.

A>fdisk /mbr

that will rewrite your master boot record

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by the world is an illusion In reply to

Sorry, make sure there is a space between fdisk and /mbr. otherwise it won't work

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by Boli In reply to About Data Recovery

if you did a regular format in DOS with a boot disk then you data is still physically there. you can buy data recovery tools to get the data back.

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