Mac recovery drive overwrote my Windows partion

How to use TestDisk to recover lost partition
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Mac recovery drive overwrote my Windows partion

#1 Post by randylubin »

In trying to fixing a different issue, I made things much worse - now I'm looking for help.

I have a dual boot hackintosh that has a Windows partition and a Mac partition. In experimenting with TestDisk, I accidentally created an extra Mac partition (perhaps a recovery drive?) that split my Windows partition. Windows won't boot anymore but I can still see the files when I run TestDisk.

Any thoughts on how I can get Windows to reboot?

Here's the Analyze report:

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>P EFI System                    40     409639     409600 [EFI]
 D Mac HFS                   409640  233836767  233427128
 D MS Data                  1351681  235106304  233754624
 D Mac HFS                233836768  235106303    1269536
 D MS Data                235106304  468860927  233754624
Thanks in advance for any help!