How to use TestDisk to recover lost partition
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First, thanks from your great work and excellent program.
I bought an USB 4TB HDD, I format it with two partitions, 1st a 2.2 NTFS primary and 2nd Secondary + EXT4 1.7 Partition.
Seem the USB_2_SATA do a trick and use the 512 bytes sector as 4k or something like that, if I unplug the HDD from the enclosure and connet direct to the sata port the S.O (ubuntu) don´t work because this mismatch.
I want to use the HDD direct to motherboard a put the enclosure to the garbage directly
I ran testDisk and it sais to me:
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Warning: number of bytes per sector mismatches 4096 (NTFS) != 512 (HD)
and there is the full log after 7 hours:
https://gist.github.com/anonymous/cac8a ... 3c8dcbbe5e
What is the best method to gain access to all my data?
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After Quick Search, use 'p' to list the files from each partition.
If it works, choose Write, confirm, Quit and restart your computer.
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