Changing Partitions from D to P

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Changing Partitions from D to P

#1 Post by bcraig7 » 25 Mar 2015, 21:46

I know this probably too obvious.
OS:Ubuntu 12.04
Hardware: Dell/Intel
I seriously deleted my partition table in Linux. Wrote "0"s over it with dd. (Don't Ask)
I ran TestDisk Selected /dev/sda
Selected Intel Partition Table Type/Analyse/Quick Search
I can then see all my partitions. I can even see the files.
The problem:
I see two partitions in green Primary Bootable and Linux Swap In green.
I see my Main Partition Marked D deleted in white. I can see the files and everything seems fine but when I select continue/write I only see the the green partitions selected, and I don't write.

What am I missing?

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Re: Changing Partitions from D to P

#2 Post by cgrenier » 26 Mar 2015, 08:03

Use the arrow key to switch the partition to P(rimary)

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Re: Changing Partitions from D to P

#3 Post by bcraig7 » 26 Mar 2015, 13:59

Yes Thanks for the wonderful tool.

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