NTFS Recover Partition

How to use TestDisk to recover lost partition
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NTFS Recover Partition

#1 Post by seffyroff »

Hi there,

I have a 4TB Hitachi rotary drive which I think possibly had its partition table overwritten during an OS install. Testdisk finds various different partitions but none appear to be the right one - I'm pretty sure it was a single 4TB NTFS partition, created in Win10. Most likely an install of an OS somehow got overzealous with mounting the drive, and decided to write over the partition table.

I have read somewhere that adding a new partition table of the same rough geometry may allow the partition contents to be recovered too, although I haven't read enough to risk the gamble. Any advice on how to proceed please?

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Re: NTFS Recover Partition

#2 Post by cgrenier »

Run TestDisk, after Analyse and Quick Search, use Deeper Search to find more partitions.

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