Diskpart - 'Cleaned' wrong disk!

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Diskpart - 'Cleaned' wrong disk!

#1 Post by iol9999 »

I was troubleshooting one of my drives and I accidentally 'cleaned' the wrong drive. The drive I cleaned had all my data (photos/documents/etc.). This is in a RAID 1.

These are the steps I performed to clean it. I have not written any data back on to it.
Diskpart > list disk
Diskpart > select disk
Diskpart > Clean
Diskpart > Create Partition Primary Align=1024
Diskpart > Format Quick FS=NTFS
Diskpart > List Partition
Diskpart > Active
Diskpart > Exit
Reboot the computer

I've never used TestDisk and I'm looking for some guidance as to what steps I should take to try and recover the partition if possible.

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Re: Diskpart - 'Cleaned' wrong disk!

#2 Post by iol9999 »

To add, the drive had only one partition.

I tried a quick scan of the recommended 'EFI - GPT' option but it seems to hang at 99% (had to force quit after an hour).

Then I tried an 'Intel' quick scan and that found the new partition. So I started a deep scan and stopped it about 5% and got the results below.

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Log File
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Last edited by iol9999 on 22 May 2024, 12:05, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: Diskpart - 'Cleaned' wrong disk!

#3 Post by recuperation »

Please upload your picture to this site and post your TestDisk logfile.

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