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invalid boot sectors

#1 Post by sTiCkY » 26 Dec 2016, 15:48


I need help :(

I accidentally low level format my hard drive for a few seconds and it's rather large, I tried to rebuildBS but it's not possible.

Analyse doesn't show anything, and i'm afraid deeper search might show nothing either.

Is there anything else i can do? :(((

hope someone can save me

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Re: invalid boot sectors

#2 Post by cgrenier » 26 Dec 2016, 21:02

Unfortunately it's a Windows LDM (Logical Disk Manager) partition.
Try TestDisk, EFI GPT, Analyze, Quick Search, Deeper Search to search the old partition...
In the worst case, use PhotoRec to recover the data but it will not recover the original filenames.

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Re: invalid boot sectors

#3 Post by sTiCkY » 27 Dec 2016, 14:09

thanks, i'll try my luck again.

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