Boot sector recovery issue

Discussion in 'SSDs & Data Storage' started by DeluzioNFX, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. DeluzioNFX

    DeluzioNFX n00bie

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    Hello,
    I have a HD that was not accessible in windows. I installed Testdisk and determined the boot sector was bad.

    Originally i had 2 partitions ( OS Partition / Data Partition ) with about 750gb/1tb used. When i ran testdisk i didn't do a deepsearch to locate the partitions but i repaired the boot sector by copying the backup boot sector. I'm not sure what i did wrong but now i have only one partition of 930gb, with 27gb used.. But the drive itself is empty when i access it. So my question is: where are all the files, and is there anyway of getting my 2 partitions back? When i ran testdisk again i was able to see both partitions after i selected the deeper search option, but unsure what to do at this point.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
     
  2. philly cheese steak

    philly cheese steak n00bie

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    Boot from the windows disc and do a repair........
     
  3. drescherjm

    drescherjm [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I doubt that will fix a missing / corrupt partition table. I expect it to say it can't find a windows install to repair.
     
  4. dbwillis

    dbwillis [H]ardness Supreme

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    try getdataback from runtime.org, will show you wahts recoverable before paying for it, plus its cheap
     
  5. DeluzioNFX

    DeluzioNFX n00bie

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  6. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardness Supreme

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    leave if youre trying to get data back
     
  7. michalrz

    michalrz 2[H]4U

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    Do you have another drive of similar size? I think you should image your current drive bit by bit before making changing anything.
     
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