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This is a fairly simple problem to get around.

Neither the reformating, nor the deletion of a partition, will destroy any real data.

There are dozens of $15-20 programs out there that should beable to recover everything. As long as you have not written more data to any of the partitions that have been deleted.

I personally use Restorer2000, but I'm sure there are better programs out there. Just remember to recover everything to a separate partition or drive.
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If you have spare time while programs are running, check out this video I saved, on hard drive data recovery. There is information on using software, as well as hardware. You'll obviously need to focus on software. His site has a lot of data recovery tools. Very useful. Im not sure however if all of this information applies to linux systems. Its very interesting to watch though, so maybe worth a watch.

http://www.bauer-power.net/2007/06/h...-recovery.html

skip the first 30 minutes or so
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