[CentOS] Need a Centos 6 USB hard drive recovery procedure

Fri May 10 12:07:56 UTC 2013
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

On 05/09/13 20:56, Rock wrote:
> On Thu, 09 May 2013 16:51:48 -0400, m.roth-x6lchVBUigD1P9xLtpHBDw wrote:
>> Are you sure that the FAT was mangled, and not just the MBR?
> How can I tell?
> All I know is the following:
> a) The WinXP PC had a virus or something making it slow
> b) So I decided to re-install the WinXP OS
> c) I connected the 150GB USB drive to the WinXP PC
> d) I backed up all the data files onto the 150GB USB drive
I'm afraid that's where you lost it - I'd strongly suspect that the virus 
has some kind of self-protection to avoid being studied, and that's when it 
hit the USB drive.