Disk /dev/sdd doesn't contain a valid partition table

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drrohin
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Disk /dev/sdd doesn't contain a valid partition table

#1 Post by drrohin » 22 Dec 2012, 18:37

I had a MY BOOK external drive. Cats knocked it down and busted the usb connection. Got new enclose-sure now i can get test disk to be able to find any partionions. Please help.

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Fiona
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Re: Disk /dev/sdd doesn't contain a valid partition table

#2 Post by Fiona » 24 Dec 2012, 18:05

WD often includes a hard drive encryption.
Some infos about it;
http://forum.cgsecurity.org/phpBB3/post ... tion#p4582
Would it be possible that your disk was encrypted also?
Until yet, please don't change anything to your hard disk!
If you're sure that your disk is not encrypted, please let me know, we'll do start a diagnose about data recovery.

Fiona

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