Questions tagged [partition-recovery]

Partition recovery is the process of recovering data from a hard drive partition that has been rendered unreadable by normal methods. A problem that is caused by drive failure, accidental formatting, corruption of data. Do not confuse with [recovery-partition].

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Recover files from a USB that was used as a Windows 10 bootable flash drive?

I used a USB flash drive that had about 59/64GB worth of files on it to make a bootable USB device for a fresh Windows 10 install on a new PC. Halfway through the validation it occurred to me that I ...
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Disk volume keeps going offline after being brought online via Diskpart

So i'm having an exceptionally good time trying to fix my recovery partition. reagentc /info shows it as disabled. reagentc /enable returns The Windows RE image was not found. diskpart list vol ...
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How to recover deleted boot partition on Orange pi3?

I have a orange pi 3 . I deleted its boot partition (that holds Das U-boot files) with fdisk command. As you know the Das U-boot play both bootloader and UEFI (not exact UEFI but playing role of it) ...
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How can i restore functionality to my recovery partition? Disk management shows its empty, yet its not

So i've somehow lost my recovery partition, or at least its not being tethered to my current windows install. I tried to create a recovery drive and was greeted with "some files are missing" or some ...
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Hard Disk is wipedout // recovery needed // testdisk

I have an external hard drive. While it was plugged in and something was being copied from/to, I plugged in USB stick and used MX Live USB Maker. I selected wrong target USB Device and 'dd' process ...
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Repair NTFS Partition

I have an external drive that recently became unreadable. When I run chkdsk I get the following: The type of the file system is NTFS. The First NTFS Boot Sector is Unreadable or Corrupt Reading ...
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D: partition not visible anymore - it lost letter in My Computer [duplicate]

My D: partition suddenly disappeared from My Computer. The folders & files still exist (I am able to explore them with MiniTool Partition Wizard), but I can't access them. Unsuccessful methods ...
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Get back windows installation lost after formating hard drive? [duplicate]

I tried to install the last version of ubuntu along side to windows 8.1 on my asus laptop. I accidentally formatted all my hard disk, as ubuntu didn't detect windows. I didn't proceed to the ...
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Conversion from NTFS to FAT [duplicate]

I tried to convert a 1T hard drive (WD my passport 070A) with 95% full, using the AOMEI partition assistent, but there was a problem during the process and it was interrupted. As a result, HD now has ...
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Recovering/Repairing BitLocker USB

I've found many posts on the topic of BitLocker, but haven't been able to find anything that solved my situation. I had my BL encrypted USB connected to my laptop, closed my laptop to put it to sleep ...
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Partition not shown in Disk Utility

My MacBook Pro 2012 has 500 GB of HDD out of which 250 GB were used to install Windows 10. Today, I tried deleting the Windows 10 partition using Boot Camp. In the middle of the deleting process, my ...
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Restore partition. HELP PLEASE

I was having some problems with my bios because I got different hard drives, each in different partition tables, some in GPT and others in MBR. So I decided to convert all to GPT using MiniTool ...
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“No valid partition table was found on this device.” + “Error: Can't have a partition outside the disk!” + fdisk reads “7.3T” Size; How do I fix this?

Distro: Netrunner Blackbird (Debian) I/O: Sata to USB cable KDE Parition Editor: "No valid partition table was found on this device." me@computer:~$ sudo parted -l Model: ATA LITEONIT LCT-128 (scsi)...
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How to load boot manager from rescue mode?

I initially had Windows 10 in my PC but then I wanted to try Linux mint alongside Windows 10 so I downloaded Mint 19 cinnamon and installed it on my USB flash drive using Universal USB Installer by ...
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GPT table recovery

I have inducted myself into the ranks of users who can't read and break their own stuff. Last Sunday, while attempting to copy a larger Windows 7 NTFS partition to a smaller one, I blew out what I ...
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I just partially wiped out an external hard disk rive

I was installing Windows 10, so I cleared the C:/ partition on my internal hard drive, only then to be greeted by the message: Windows cannot be installed on this disk. The selected disk has an MBR ...
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Recovery the partition and data

I would like to know how I could recover information from a disk or failing to make the disk appear for windows to detect. It happens that by mistake someone used it for the backup option in Mac OS, ...
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Where is the Windows license key on Windows 10?

I got a new laptop; it came with an existing Windows installation, but I wanted to migrate my current backup to the new machine. I dd-ed the new machine's partitions to an external drive: /dev/...
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Partitions have become inaccessible

SETUP Dell Chromebook 13 7310 (with MrChromebox Firmware) EFI dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 19.10 WHAT HAPPENED BEFORE THE PROBLEM EMERGED When my laptop cannot wake up from hibernation ...
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Why can't I see my other partitions on Windows 10?

I have installed Windows 10 on UEFI mode but I only see my C drive. I remember I created 2 other drives and it created also 3 or 4 other drives automatically but what I see is only C. I also remember ...
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(SOLVED) how to recover external hard disk with cmd when it's unallocated

I made a new 30gb partition on my 1 tb external hard disk, used this partition to make bootable disk using win32 disk imager and selected the iso and clicked on write, it said there is a sort of error,...
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Deleted a part of a dynamic drive and the whole drive is unallocated now, how to recover?

From my old hdd I deleted the old partitions of windows(50 gb) and ubuntu(75 gb) and the space was unallocated(125 gb) there was another partition(HDD STUFF) which i didn't do anything to. then I ...
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Can I merge the System reserved partition to C: drive? Will it cause boot problems if I do so?

I have lost a drive as an unallocated space, in order to recover it, I need to remove an already existing System partition.
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How to recover /home partition in Fedora 30 in emergency mode

I have deleted my home partition by mistake using lvremove. I haven't manipulated partitions since that. So now, when i boot, fedora takes me to emergency mode, prompts me to enter root password and ...
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Restoring operating system from recovery image (in windows)

How can use a system image to restore windows system partition when my partition table has changed completely (including partition sizes and arrangements of partitions) from what it was when I created ...
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Recover files from HP recovery partition

Several month ago i tried to install some graphic card drivers, and it resulted in messing up my HP laptop. After some struggles i managed to reinstall windows. However, i don't have access to files ...
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Is it possible to correct corrupt HDD partition, while there are all files yet?

I used Dist Partition tool, and happened an unexpected error during "partition resize" operation, and on partition files become corrupt. Now I see that many .TXT files show part of content of another ...
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accidentally created CEPH OSD - Data gone? [duplicate]

I am in the process of moving from one server and hardware raid5 to 3 servers and CEPH. I moved all data to one hard drive + external backup. Unfortunately due to the fact that I was migrating all my ...
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Will deleting a disk volume corrupt my lost data?

I'm trying to recover some data from a hard drive that a friend attempted to format without making a backup. The drive is currently not recognized in "My PC." In disk management, the only option is "...
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Deleting Recovery Partition - What will happen?

I need to free up as much space as possible on my hdd. I have the following partitions seen below: disk management pic The 5th partition in particular is called: 13.96 GB Healthy (Recovery Partition)....
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How do I un-format / revert a format for a btrfs partition?

I have accidentally formatted a btrfs partition (spanning whole disk). I executed the following sequence: parted /dev/sdh mklabel gpt parted -a opt /dev/sdh mkpart primary btrfs 0% 100% mkfs.btrfs -...
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Lenovo P500 boots and runs Manjaro Linux well, but after last Windows 10 Pro upgrade it doesn't even boot the windows usb media

I'm not sure how to categorize this. It is the most weird error I ever had. I was running windows 10 pro well, until I decided to upgrade it. I even checked the disk for errors, it was all clear. ...
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Rescue partition from HDD with broken partition table

Problem My external (USB) hard disk isn't detected correctly by the computer any longer. I want to recover its second veracrypted primary partition /dev/sdb2. I know exactly it's size and it's ...
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How to fix an external HDD with Windows 7 partition to show up in Windows 10

I have an HDD I removed from an old Toshiba laptop that I had way back which had a problem with its power jack. I managed to switch the HDD with another external HDD's docking station. I gave the ...
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storemi / enmotus - how to recover data in this tier

AS Rock B450 Pro 4 Ryzen 2600 I had a storemi setup with a bootable tier. SSD1 (fast) HDD1 (slow) something odd happened to my windows, not sure what, causing it to become unusable. I pulled ...
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Is it possible to fix number of sectors in the USB enclosure?

I have a LUKS-encrypted external USB hard drive (1TB HGST Touro S). If I put the drive into the new USB enclosure, it reduces the number of sectors by 1 and I cannot mount the filesystem anymore. Is ...
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SD card, corrupted, data recovery, file type unrecognized, allocated memory not recognized, all data recovery software fails to even scan correctly

I have a corrupted SD card and need help: SD card from android says corrupted in phone. Windows says it needs to be formatted. Chkdsk says it cannot restore raw file format. All file recovery ...
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Sony Vaio laptop - What is the magic behind rapid wake and how to migrate to newly bought ssd?

I have vaio svs13125cgb laptop ( before vaio brand was sold ), I want to buy ssd and replace the hard drive, how do I keep the "rapid wake" feature ( not windows hibernation, not sure how sony did it) ...
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How to undo quick formatted linux partition from windows?

I accidentally formatted my Linux(centos) root partition from windows. How can I undo this?
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Laptop HDD fail, Shows partition but can not copy data, testdisk MBR code fail

I use 2TB HDD in my laptop with 250 GB partition for windows 10 and rest for data storage. I switched my laptop so moved the HDD from old to new laptop and started the system. Windows logo came up but ...
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Recover deleted pictures from the partition of a formated hard drive [duplicate]

How do i recover the deleted pictures from the partition of a formated hard drive. I have an old hard drive that has a partition where I hid my pictures after I formated the hard drive but how do I do ...
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MFT is corrupt, cannot read its unmapped extent record 19

I have a Lenovo x220 laptop which I dual boot between Win7 and Ubuntu. I've been running it like this for about two years, and recently upgraded Ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04.5 about two weeks ago, ...
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Moved Partition 200GB to the right; data lost

I have a 2TB HDD with a large amount of data on it. While all the important bits are backed up, I would prefer not to have to re-download/recreate most of it. It contains 1 large NTFS partition with ...
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How do I make my dead USB usable?

So, this problem kinda started yesterday when my uncle gave me his extra Sony 8GB pen drive to copy some videos. I copied the files and everything went well until I reinserted the drive about three ...
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Recovering lost partitions [duplicate]

I faced a problem: Windows couldn't start at all. After connecting the hard disk to another PC only about 3GB is there, the actual size is 1TB. Is there any way to recover lost partitions ?
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Dual boot computer partitions missing after force shut down during hibernate

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. On computers where Ubuntu does not come preinstalled, the hibernate power option is disabled because problems can happen. ...
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Trying to recover a partition! Which cylinder should I begin searching at? [duplicate]

The entire hard disk is 1.5TB The partition I hope to recover is 900GB There were two partitions [ 600 GB - OS partition ] [ 900 GB - the data partition I want to recover ] Which cylinder ...
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Broken boot manager bootmgr Windows 10 SSD bootrec

takes a deep breath My System: Windows 10 Home Version 1703 OS build 15063.966 Trying to update to version 1803 (KB4340917) The updates continually failed. I literally had the windows 10 upgrade ...
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Recover removed partition

My Debian system hat a default encrypted installation ("use whole disk with encrypted LVM" in setup). Then I used gnome-disks to do something on an microSD card that had the same setup. EFI Partition, ...
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Windows 10 System Repair Disc from Another PC

Is the "system repair disc" created via "Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Backup and Restore (Windows 7)" good for that PC only, or is it interchangeable between any PCs running Windows 10?

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