HDD does not boot

How to use TestDisk to recover lost partition
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Dathober
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HDD does not boot

#1 Post by Dathober » 19 Jul 2013, 16:56

Hello,
I gave a friend my external hard drive to get it filled with his stuff. But when I got it back and connected it with the computer, there was an error. It told me that I have to format the hard drive to use it.
After I searched the internet, I downloaded testdisk and tried some methods. Without success. I made some pictures so you can see what testdisk said:

http://imageshack.us/g/1/10244564/

On the last picture I changed the type from L(ogical) to P(rimary) because I read this could help maybe. It changed nothing but the result of the analyse in testdisk (difference between the first and last picture)
What do I have to do to use the hard drive again?

Regards, Dathober

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