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  1. #1
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    Oct 2009
    Ames Iowa

    Recover Deleted Partition

    I was using dd to copy an image to a disc and I accidentally typed in the wrong drive name. I did not realize for about 10 minutes into that copy that I had been copying to the wrong drive. I need some advice on how to recover that data on the drive. I think most of the data should be there, the image was only 70gb and the drive is 1.5tb. So I would think that a good portion on the data has not been overwritten yet and would be recoverable. Any ideas?

  2. #2
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    May 2004
    arch linux
    TestDisk is probably your best chance for a recovery effort. It works best when run from a liveCD such as Parted Magic.

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