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lost disk capacity

#1 Post by mardzie »

help needed. I have a hdd 1 T, but the available space is shown by testdisk 33MB. testdisk shows two warnings - on the attached photos. whether it is possible to recover the remaining space and data stored on the disk?
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Re: lost disk capacity

#2 Post by cgrenier »

Change the SATA/USB/... cable. If the problem remains, use the disk utility from the disk manufacturer to check the disk capacity. You may be to "restore DCO", if you can't find such settings, use hdat2 utility.
Only use TestDisk if the correct disk capacity is detected.