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Recover data from an encrypted HDD

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I had my Toshiba Notebook Satellite C640 with HDD encrypted by Smart DE. The HDD was partitioned into 2. The master partition C drive had Windows 7 installed where D drive had backed up data. Three days back I had to format C drive & re-install Windows 7. Since then I am not able to access the D drive. All my data are gone. Is there any way to get back my data? Any help regarding this will be very much helpful. Thanks!

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You cannot recover the encrypted partition because when you had the application installed, it assigned a custom UID to verify the lock. If you install the application again, the partition will be visible under another UID making it incompatible with SDE. I believe you need to format the partition entirely because there is no way you can get its contents back.

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