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Old July 27, 2009, 06:23 PM
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Default botched clone?

I cloned a Hard drive using acronis, it informed me that it completed successfully. I attached the clone i had just created to my system and booted up, I was able to open several files, and everything looked intact. On the original system I then used the built in recovery partition to wipe the source drive and reinstall the OS. I then went to copy the data from the clone I had created, but the folder i need is named < a bunch of ascii squares> and the folder contains nothing. I did a data recovery on both drives and couldnt find the folder. Im trying to wrap my head around what could have possibly happened. The only thing I can think of is that the folder was encrypted, and I dont have the software inplace to read the directory properly now.

Does anyone have any input or suggestions?
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