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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 10:52 am 
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hi guys,
part. c crashed on my x201i. i want to restore the original data with the rescue and recovery prog, BUT i have data on drive d. so i dont know if r&r repartitioned also part. d leading to loosing all my data..??? anyone knows about this ?

thanks a lot...

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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 11:12 am 
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Have you booted into the recovery and read what it intends to do? Some recoveries allow only formatting/recovering portions of the hard drive while others insist on blanking the entire thing.

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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 5:01 am 
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Take the HD out and, using a USB case, retrieve your data from the D-drive onto a PC or other HD.
Then reboot the laptop and press F11 or Thinkvantage button for R&R.
That way everything is still save.

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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 9:34 pm 
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yes it depends....thanks guys !

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