How to use TestDisk to recover lost partition
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So i stupidly changed a 3TB drive from MBR to GPT and lost all the data!!
The drive as it stands now is in an 'unallocated' state, i haven't set the drive up again in fear of destroying more data.
I have run Testdisk_win.exe, and then....
- selected Create a new log file
- selected the correct drive to scan
- selected Intel (as thats whats been detected)
But on the next screen i get a message....
Warning: Bad ending head (CHS and LBA don't match)
No partition is bootable
am i getting this message as the drive is in an 'unallocated' state and is it ok to carry on the search?
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Yes, you need to choose QUick Search and if your partition still isn't found, try Deeper Search.