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diskpart format override /fs=ntfs
After a renewed motivation to recover it over the last few days, I managed to compile Testdisk for Cygwin and then used it to find my partition successfully, after which I marked it as Primary instead of bootable because I'm assuming that a data drive does not need to be bootable. However, even after I write the partition to the disk and restart my computer as prompted, the disk appears to behave the same way - it shows up as RAW in Windows' disk management, and Windows keeps prompting that it needs to be formatted. What's going on here? Am I missing any steps to make my data drive's filesystem start showing up again in Windows Explorer?
Thank you in advance, I would really appreciate some help as this drive contains many years of irreplaceable sentimental data and it would mean a lot to get them back.