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Old 11-18-11, 04:36 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by Hogrider View Post
I just ran format c: in a cmd window with administrator rights and now I have 640gb free on a 640gb drive!

Problem is now Windows won't start up for some reason and I have to post from my phone

When you formatted c: in cmd then do you realised you just wiped cleaned your hard drive?

Guess you will need a tool like Paragon Partition Manager that can recover deleted partition. Happened to me once years ago when I formatted hard drive and realised I didnt backed up pictures and panicked the hard drive was wiped out. Partition Manager saved my day as it scanned and found partition table then found and backed up the pictures.
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