|08 Oct 2012||#1|
Fat32 formatter crashed and deleted windows 7 partition
It all started when I was going to format a USB stick with fat32formatter. When I hit initialize drive, windows went to blue screen with lots of errors. Cant remember which. When the PC boots again its just blinking _.
I ran Seagate Seatools and checked the harddisk. It passed the short test. It shows up as it should in BIOS. I tried win startup repair and recovery, but its stuck at attempting to repair for hours without anything happening.
I ran win 7 installation from USB and the harddisk shows up, but only as Disk 0 Unallocated Space 1863 GB(usually a bit over 2TB).
I have lots of data that I want to keep. How can I save the data? And how can I repair the windows installation?
How in the world can this happen? How can windows 7 delete itself while in windows 7.
Win 7 64-bit
Seagate Barracuda green 2TB
8GB 1333mhz RAM
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|09 Oct 2012||#2|
Follow this to backup your data first:
Why did you not just format to FAT32 using the Windows inbuilt format option???? It sounds to me as if you may have mistakenly formatted your C:
Use this to display your Disk Management screen, then take a photo of that and post it here. Do NOT do any other manipulation of the partitions yet.
Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
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