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Old 12-14-2009, 05:43 PM   #1
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Hello. I lost one of my disk drives due the power failure. My os XP SP3. PartitionMagic can see this drive as local disc PqRP with no letter in Disc2.



I download TestDisc 6.11.3, run it in driveC and did next steps:

A. At the first window, select “No Log” and press the <Enter> key.
B. Select which drive to analyse, choose “Proceed” and <Enter>.
C. Select partition type – Intel if it’s a PC then <Enter>.
D. Choose Advanced > press <Enter>.

Now it shows this


What I need to do next to recover drive and do not lost data on it?
Before it was NTFS.
Help, please!
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Old 12-14-2009, 07:52 PM   #2
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Were you running Partition magic when the power failed? How about a screen shot from disk management? Also try scanning witht he exhaustive scan using partition find and mount ( www.findandmount.com ) and se if it can locate the partition.
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Old 12-15-2009, 04:48 AM   #3
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Were you running Partition magic when the power failed? How about a screen shot from disk management?
Yes, I was running Partition magic at power failed moment.
Screenshot from disk management


Disc management "says" that partition healthy and 100% free, but it's not free and Partition magic "says" that partition full with data, PqRP, and it's true.
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Old 12-15-2009, 05:01 AM   #4
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Three options
1) Safest - recover the data to another disk with something like r-studio, getdataback, photorec and then reformat and reinstall the OS on that partition.
2) Try to recover the partition with partition table doctor - a bit more automated than test_disk
3) Try to recover the partition table or MBR of the disk from the backup table using test_disk ( read the TD docs for details )
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Find and mount can see it as NTFS drive with no letter


Windows couldn't see it. I'm totally confused.
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Old 12-15-2009, 05:21 AM   #6
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Was this a thorough scan? That was awfully quick to have done a full scan.(third option in the scan drop down it will take some time ) Did you try mounting the drive in find and mount so you can copy the data off?
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This was an inteligent scan results (first option).
Now I'm trying to mount a drive.
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Old 12-16-2009, 02:21 PM   #8
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Find and mount didn't help. Windows shows drive, but can't read. Just popup error message.
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