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Chkdisk seems to have wiped a drive it shouldn't have

I had a 3TB internal drive on my system (dual Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7) and I recently lost it's entire contents. I'm hoping that there is some way of getting it back. I'm including here the events ...
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Changed “partition type” to EFI GPT accidently when default WAS Intel using TESTDISK

So i was trying to recover a failing drive by doing some tests. This drive was connected externally. After some trial and errors - I decided to 'write changes' after going into the EFI GPT category ...
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Recover directory *entries* in NTFS

I somehow managed to delete the root directory in a NTFS volume (I know... don't ask). Using ntfsundelete on Linux I can find a lot of inodes I can recover 100%. The problem is that I end up with ...
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Data recovery on a corrupted 3TB disk

Short version I probably need software to run a deep-scan recovery (ideally on Linux) to find files on NTFS filesystem. The file data is intact, but the references are no longer present. Analogous ...
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Recovery text data from a NTFS partition after disk checking

I have a Win 7 laptop. Today, when I have started Windows, it asked me for checking the partition F on my hard drive. I accepted. It shows the message that it will delete invalid entries ... And ...
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Hard drive error - NTFS damaged

I am helping a friend recover data from a computer (lenovo). After what I was told was a hard shutdown, the computer does not get past the system repair screen. (Windows failed to start) Booting off ...
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54 views

Scan formatted hard drive for ANSI txt file?

Is there any software that will allow me to undelete a text file encoded in ANSI? I know one line of the TXT file (so search would be useful). The hard drive was formatted using a quick format so the ...
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Mounting a complete disk image rescued by ddrescue

I've recovered a complete NTFS disk with ddrescue in Linux. The catch is I didn't just rescue the partition (sdX#) but complete disk (sdX) with partition table. It's really easy to mount disk ...
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588 views

any way to mount partial raw ntfs images?

I have a raw image from ddrescue which is a partial image of the complete source NTFS partition, simply because the target drive is smaller then the source. I cant mount this partial image so as to ...
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387 views

Data recovery after conversion from MBR to GPT

I have following situation: by accident I run diskpart clean, then convert to GPT against NTFS MBR disk to which I previously backed up all my data... No other actions were performed with this disk so ...
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corrupt NTFS filesystem, how to recover files in folder?

I lost a folder with important data, and would like to know what's the best way to procede in order to recover the files. this is what happened: after booting up windows (vista), i received the ...
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179 views

How to recove an NTFS hard disk on USB after ScanDisc has hung?

We had an old Laptop (Windows ME) whose only USB device had stopped working. Since the only working drive remained was a floppy drive, I bought an USB house, extracted the hard disk from the PC, put ...
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How to recover deleted NTFS partitions?

Last night I made a terrible mistake. I was reinstalling Windows and I accidentally deleted all the partitions on all my drives. I realized my mistake before I had created any partitions, so nothing ...
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Recover Lost NTFS Partition With Corrupted Boot Sector

Is there a way to recover a lost NTFS partition with a corrupted boot sector ? The backup boot sector is also corrupted. I know that the NTFS partition used to start in sector 551585791.
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File recovery: How can I make a non-destructive copy of a (NTFS) partition?

I want to recover some deleted files from a healthy NTFS partition on an undamaged hard-disk. In order to leave the partition undisturbed, i plan to use dd to clone the partition to a raw image file ...
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How do I recover files from a RAW-formatted external HDD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: RAW to NTFS (Data already recovered so not important) My external HDD suddenly changed to RAW format so i can't access it anymore. Is formatting the disk to NTFS and ...
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1answer
102 views

Recover locations of moved files

I'm desperately looking for a solution to my problem. A Windows virus moved all my ebooks from their sorted out folders to the parent directory. an example of what I mean is: ORIGINAL LOCATIONS ...
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Is it possible to create an image of a corrupted HDD?

My hard drive is corrupted but recovering it bit by bit, takes ages as its a USB2 portable HDD. But I need my portable hard drive for uni/college. Is it possible to copy the entire hard drive ...
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Recover slightly corrupted Windows XP drive with Linux

I installed Linux and that involved shrinking a Windows NTFS partition. I didn't move it, just shrinked it a hair. When I rebooted windows, it said "Disk can not be read". I booted my Lubuntu and ...
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169 views

Recovering data from two partitions, one NTFS, the other ext4

I have an external HD, and it had three partitions on it. One was a 4GB ext4 filesystem ,and two others 120GB NTFS and 120 GB ext4. I created an image on the 4GB using the Linux utility dd on Fedora ...
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350 views

NTFS disk hardware fail - recover files

I looked at most questions related to this, but most of them are when somebody accidentally formatted the HDD. So I'm asking again. Dell Laptop with 70Gb HDD crashed. Windows XP is not bootable, ...
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1answer
479 views

Recover data from NTFS disk after RAID1 mirror operation

I have two identical disks attached to my Asus P5Q Motherboard which are not operating in RAID1 mode. Disk1 (640 GB, almost full) is/was 2 partitions (system, data - both NTFS) and disk2 (640 GB, 80 ...
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How to recover NTFS partition from Linux?

I've formated partition to empty - only erased information that partition is NTFS. Partition data haven't been changed. So i think only little change to partition table is required. How can i ...
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Recover shift-deleted .hg or .git folder and its content in Windows 7

I've tried using Recuva, Undelete Plus, and some other tools. But it seems these tools are unable to find the content stored in .hg or .git folder, I can only recover .hgignore or .gitignore files. ...
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869 views

Trick testdisk to try to recover unrecoverable ntfs-partition

I accidentally (too less sleep) formatted a ntfs partition (system-partition of windows 7) that I actually wanted to clone with imagex (yes, you may laugh at me). If that wasn't enough, I first forgot ...
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How to undelete big file in NTFS? [duplicate]

I made a mistake and deleted a 6/7GB file on an external hard drive with NTFS and now I'm trying to undelete / recover it. I tried with Recuva and the file is there but with filesize 0. it seems NTFS ...
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1answer
411 views

Corrupt NTFS? (Some) Files gone, but space allocated

My work laptop has experienced a weird kind of catastrophic data failure: After a standard reboot (following a Windows patchday update), my user profile directory was "reset" when I logged on to our ...
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1answer
635 views

ntfs recovery after dd to disk

I have an external usb drive that is failing. However, I managed to save the contents of the disk using dd. The drive was formated as a single NTFS partition but the partition table is broken; OS ...
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3k views

Is there any way to restore EXT4 partition

Is there any way to restore ext4 partition after formatting the entire hard disk then making two partitions of NTFS
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1answer
2k views

broken partition possible for recovery?

I was using copywipe on hirens boot cd to copy a Windows installation to a new drive. unfortunately for me, I was rushing, I set the source drive as the USB drive running hiren/copywipe to the Windows ...
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1answer
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NTFS (USB) drive recovery in Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free NTFS partition recovery Have a USB drive. Doesn't show up in My Computer, but when I plugged it in Autoplay pops up and then hides after a couple minutes without me ...
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2answers
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Copy an NTFS partition from a dying disk

I got a Windows 7 NTFS partition on a SATA drive which is having issues. The system crashed because of the corrupt pagefile the day I noticed file corruptions. Before the crash I noticed thousands of ...
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1answer
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There are no drives listed during windows 7 system recovery

I'm trying to use the Windows 7 system recovery disk to repair a boot sector, however I'm finding that when I boot the recovery disk, it doesn't list / mount any of my disk partitions, and so I can't ...
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Help in recovering partition

Okay so i had one NTFS partition and i wanted to resize it, but while resizing it with partition magic some error occurred and now i am not able to enter in my partition anymore. I have slackware 13 ...
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Recover files from corrupt filesystem

My situation: I have an older 80GB IDE internal hdd, with a few files on it that I would like very much to recover: some word documents some latex documents (text files) and pictures (png, jpg, eps ...
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898 views

undelete big files - mission impossible?

I've accidentaly deleted outlook.pst (6.7GB) file, while there was only 400MB free space left on primary NTFS partition (winxp). I've tried several recovery tools to get this file back. "Ontrack Easy ...
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1answer
1k views

Is there a free Windows utility for MFT recovery of the NTFS partition?

Is there a free Windows utility for MFT recovery of the NTFS partition?
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recover deleted files from other computer

I moved a html file from my computer to another and accidentally deleted it from that computer which I accessed from my computer like this: \name\folder As a result the file did not go recycle bin. I ...
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linux file recovery utility for corrupted Truecrypt NTFS disk

I have a true-crypt disk (the whole device is encrypted) with bad sectors. I can mount the volume on Ubuntu machine but every utility I try freezes while trying to copy files of it. Is there some ...