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Accidential INITIALIZE of storage media?

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The Question is:

I managed to do INITIALIZE on my data-disk!
Is there a way to recover the files that was on that disk?

The Answer is :

  Write-lock or DISMOUNT the disk immediately.
  Please contact the Compaq Customer Support Center for assistance.
  Topics specific to unintential initialization or the overwriting of
  disk and tape media include (1286) and (6990).
  For errors resulting from file structure, directory structure, or
  file structure corruptions, please see topics such as (1213), (4088),
  (4571), (5071), (5553), (5719), (6021), (6234).
  Disk bad block handling is discussed in topic (6926).
  If you want to overwrite the data on the media, related topics include
  (841), (3926), (4286), (4598), and (7320).

answer written or last revised on ( 24-JUN-2002 )

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