P20: Can I recover the data after the recovery procedure?

I have a toshiba P20, when I buy, I made 2 partitions, C program and the BONES and F to my personal data.

I use the restore tools toshiba to restore my windows XP OS, but the restore tools has also reset my partition table and I don't know if I can restore my personal data.

Everything is done in one step and I saw no warning to say that my partition table will be reset?

It's just a fdisk or a format really has been done.

Can I use a tools for restore my partition to lose data?

I hope that there is an acceptable solution to this problem and in a near future, I'll buy an external HD to perform the backup.

Hello Alex

If you want to preinstall the device with the recovery media, you can do this in two different ways:
-standard mode will be formatted the whole HARD disk and after the procedure of recovery on the HARD drive is just a single partition.
-expert mode using this mode, you can create partitions if the HARD disk has only one, and you will be able to install the OS on the first partition (the other guy)

Of course, you did using the standard mode and now the whole HARD disk is formatted. I'm not 100% sure, but in this case only fast format is done before the beginning of the procedure of the facilities. Try to find (Google) if there is a tool that can help you verify if all the data is gone. Using recovery media there is no way to do it.

Drive external HARD is the right solution for the data backup.

Good bye

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