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Windows 7: diskpart/clean by accident....need to recover partitions,begging :'(

05 Jul 2012   #31
Kaktussoft

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Try a quick scan instead of a full scan. Quickscan is better in this case. It won't give you fake partitions



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05 Jul 2012   #32
suspect008

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

okay, i will try to post a pic, for that i need to have computer and scan is yet runing.
And yes, it shows exact sizes. Quick scan and now.
I had 100mb reserved, then 100gb for windows, 200 gb as D:, and 296gb as E. Thatz all of it I had when I open disk management window.
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05 Jul 2012   #33
Kaktussoft

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So all looks fine as expected? All partitions are NTFS? Used size is also what you expected?

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05 Jul 2012   #34
suspect008

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I did a quick scan before and it came up with exactly what i had( sizes and names I think),
But problem was, it showed me a wrong used space. Partition size was 100% correct. Like e was having 296.23gb or somethng around. Bt as I have mentioned before,
C was empty(its okay cuz i format it)
But
D: showed 53gb used instead of 157gb.
E: showed 203gb used instead of 215gb. Thatz also okay. Those were some vmwares.

Thatz why I ran a ful scan, cuz i cant lose the D:

And I repeat, partition sizes were perfect in quick scan too and now.
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05 Jul 2012   #35
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If the data is that important to you, and the hard drive is physically "healthy", you can do as many scans as you want with different apps/settings. Don't commit to the writing of corrections until you get the scan that most accurately represents what you thought was on the disk to begin with.

As previously mentioned a screenshot would be great for all to look at.

That "c: 8mb used out of 100gb" does not look good.

You might consider file recovery to other media before committing a correcting write to the disk.

EDIT: Nevermind on that "c: 8mb used out of 100gb" comment. Your post a minute ago reminded me of that format. Certainly commits it to memory a little better as you mentioned it again.
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05 Jul 2012   #36
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by suspect008 View Post
okay, SIW, Greg, F5ing and everyone,
Partition recovery wizard full scan is runing, and yet its 12%(realy slow on these 5400 spiners).

Already, at the top it shows a 10mb partition filed up 8mb. Then that 100mb reserved with 86mb free. Then there is my c: 8mb used out of 100gb. And then there is about 7 or 8(it doesnt allow to scroll) partitions 1 or 1.5mb filled out of 3.02mb. And these have a label BOOT infront of them.

So, problem is, what partitions should I check?
All of these(including these 3mb crunches) or just that 10 and reserved 100 mb with My C,D,E which shows there exact sizes?
Help please.
sure only 8MB used on 100GB partition? Not what it was in diskmanagement I assume
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05 Jul 2012   #37
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by suspect008 View Post
I did a quick scan before and it came up with exactly what i had( sizes and names I think),
But problem was, it showed me a wrong used space. Partition size was 100% correct. Like e was having 296.23gb or somethng around. Bt as I have mentioned before,
C was empty(its okay cuz i format it)
But
D: showed 53gb used instead of 157gb.
E: showed 203gb used instead of 215gb. Thatz also okay. Those were some vmwares.

Thatz why I ran a ful scan, cuz i cant lose the D:

And I repeat, partition sizes were perfect in quick scan too and now.
If everything is as expected.... select the partitions and do the recovery
After that in main PW screen.... look if the partitions are NTFS and PRIMARY. Anyway.... check if they are as expected. post results
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05 Jul 2012   #38
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
sure only 8MB used on 100GB partition? Not what it was in diskmanagement I assume
Kaktussoft, see edit in my prior post. I fell for it too.
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05 Jul 2012   #39
suspect008

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

sorry for the delay. Im via my phone and can't comment much fast. For the last question, yes they were all NTFS and exact sizes but not the used space.
Now the full scan is runing and i can see a 10mb as BOOT, then 100mb reserved. 100.01gb as c(thatz the exact size. And lot of 3mb partitions and its not allowed to scroll.
Should I cancel the scan and run a quick one even used data is wrong?
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05 Jul 2012   #40
Kaktussoft

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