Corrupted partition name and incorrect partition type?

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Corrupted partition name and incorrect partition type?

#1 Post by TestAnon » 08 Nov 2018, 07:54

After trying to recover the deleted boot partition after a failed windows install where the HDD was needed to be present in order to boot into Windows that was installed in a SSD partitions got messed up.
The drive used to be NTFS, never used HFS partitions on it.

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TestDisk 7.1-WIP, Data Recovery Utility, February 2018
Christophe GRENIER <>

Disk /dev/sdb - 1000 GB / 931 GiB - CHS 121601 255 63
     Partition               Start        End    Size in sectors
 P MS Data                  1026048    5220351    4194304 [OS]
 D MS Data                 11213083   11219256       6174
 D MS Data                 11219256   11225429       6174 [Boot]
 D MS Data                 11219275   11225448       6174
 D MS Data                 11225448   11231621       6174 [Boot]
 D MS Data                 11302651   11308824       6174
 D MS Data                 11308824   11314997       6174 [Boot]
 D MS Data                 11308843   11315016       6174
 D MS Data                 11315016   11321189       6174 [Boot]
 P EFI System              11344464   11347343       2880 [EFI System Partition]
 P EFI System              11347344   11350223       2880 [EFI System Partition]
>P Mac HFS                 14299334  895103175  880803842 [2^FPrM-{a]
 P MS Data                895105024 1953523711 1058418688 [New Volume]

Structure: Ok.  Use Up/Down Arrow keys to select partition.
Use Left/Right Arrow keys to CHANGE partition characteristics:
                P=Primary  D=Deleted
Keys A: add partition, L: load backup, T: change type,
     Enter: to continue
HFS blocksize=16777216, 450 GB / 420 GiB
Anything could be done to recover the old partition layout or should i start running photorec to recover the files?

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Re: Corrupted partition name and incorrect partition type?

#2 Post by cgrenier » 10 Nov 2018, 08:30

Do you had one or 2 NTFS partitions on this disk ?
Can you try to list the files from the last partition ?
Please provide the full testdisk.log file.


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