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Hi I made a big mistake with fdisk a couple days ago. I used it to partition a hardrive with datat on a partition that I wanted to keep. But ...
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- 06-06-2010 #1
fixing fdisk problem
I used it to partition a hardrive with datat on a partition
that I wanted to keep. But fdisk did a little more than I
asked it to and unformatted a partition that I didnt ask
it to unformat. I cant access it with windows without it
asking me to format the drive and I can't mount it.
Is there anything I can do to fix this problem and are
there any free bootable linux versions that I could use
to do it with because Im not sure if the one I downloaded
will have the tools you tell me to use to fix this.
- 06-06-2010 #2
- Join Date
- Dec 2007
- Idaho USA
Try useing 'testdisk'. Use google to find its home site and read its How-To before you use it.
You will need to use the 'advanced' option and check the 'boot record' for the partition.
I would down load 'pmagic', it has testdisk + other usefull programs.