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I had following partitions: [NTFS][NTFS]{ext3, ext4, ext4, SWAP}. The logical Drive was deleted, and a small primary Partition created at the end of disk (smaller than the SWAP). Is there any way to recover some data from the ext* partitions?

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Possible Duplicate: superuser.com/questions/167432/recover-a-partition and many, many others... –  Bobby Feb 10 '11 at 7:58
    
This one's about a damaged extended partition. –  katercarlo009 Feb 10 '11 at 8:10
    
And? Your extended partition is not 'damaged'? The solution is the same. Basically the solution to all questions regarding damaged/vanished/overwritten partitions is the same. –  Bobby Feb 10 '11 at 10:19
    
I'ts way easier to restore a primary partition than logical ones. At the moment I'm trying a deepscan with testdisk, and will report if succeed or failed. –  katercarlo009 Feb 10 '11 at 11:07

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First rule, don't do anything directly on source disk. Please, use ddrescue to image your hdd.

Second, do rescuing on your hdd image with testdisk, Sleuth Kit, or any application that support working with image.

Good luck.

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