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

05 Jul 2012   #41
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by suspect008 View Post
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?
used data is correct on full scan?
100MB partition isn't very important. Did you format C: prior to clean?
No other partitions were on disk prior to clean? Little bit confused


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05 Jul 2012   #42
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by suspect008 View Post
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.
200 gb as D:, and 296gb as E are on another physical drive?
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05 Jul 2012   #43
suspect008

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so, guys, are you sugesting me to go for the corrections even that used space is wrong? Would I lose data which was in my D? Or even though, after the corections, would I be able to recover them with a data recovery software?

So, i am going to cancel the ful scan now. It took 2hours to reach 15%. Shal I cancel and go for the quick recovery?
I repeat, partition sizes were perfect. But not the used space. My concern is on that 100 lost in D :'(
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05 Jul 2012   #44
Kaktussoft

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Sorry didn't read the posts very well. Only important partition is D .. you wanna recover that. It is listed right size. but wrong used size

Is that what's the problem?
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05 Jul 2012   #45
suspect008

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by suspect008 View Post
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.
200 gb as D:, and 296gb as E are on another physical drive?
No, no, its the same disk. This is my notebook. Look at my spec. Its 640gb drive. It was partitioned as I mentioned before.
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05 Jul 2012   #46
suspect008

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by suspect008 View Post
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?
used data is correct on full scan?
100MB partition isn't very important. Did you format C: prior to clean?
No other partitions were on disk prior to clean? Little bit confused
Full scan isnt finished yet and it doesn't allow me to scroll. So yet i cant confirm that wheather they are corect or wrong because I cant see.

And yes, I format my C: before I execute clean. So no need to worry about c:. Cuz it is intended to format.
Sorry for the trouble. Im trying to give info as clear as possible.
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05 Jul 2012   #47
Kaktussoft

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If only D is imporant only recovery that 200GB partition. full scan or quick scan gave the same used space I assume(?)
I don't know why but PW (Partition Wizard) sees it but tells you wrong used space. You have to do simething! Try to recover it and do a "file system check" of that partition in PW (check only!! not repair). Post results.

also do How to Explore Partition - help of partition manager - Partition Wizard.
And have a look if files are on it
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05 Jul 2012   #48
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

GO SLOWLY. Don't know how well you can see this on your phone, but do you remember what you stated in your first post:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by suspect008 View Post
But im afraid to execute any action without proper guidance. Google says that i have only deleted my mbr and partition table and this can be recovered most times. But im afraid becuz I thnk i only got one shot here? Am I right or can i try as many times?

So guys, please help me. Im begging you. All my life is in this 500gb. I didnt put any backups because it contains very confidetial data i value like my life and all my work.
What you found with Google is pretty accurate. Everything should still be there, but you should consider every write to the disk as potentially detrimental. So GO SLOWLY.
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05 Jul 2012   #49
Kaktussoft

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diskpart "clean" command is very fast. It just cleans the partition tabel. Links to start and end LBA of all the partitions. All data is still there! Since recovery partitions finds them by scanning blocks and find special contents that looks like the start of a partition you are lucky. It finds the right size, so most likely the right stuff. Used space should be as it was before!

Recover that partition and eventually reboot to PW and take a look at used space again (now it's a real partition). used space is fine now?
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05 Jul 2012   #50
suspect008

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

yes, of course f5ing, thatz what im trying to do. My hard is healthy as far as I thnk, because now its being like 8months and every month, i do a disk check and it never came up with bad sectors. This month of course i couldnt because I just finished year end exams in campus.

I have canceled the ful scan. I wil try to upload a photo of quick scan now. I tried twice but it failed.

And Kaktussoft - yes, Quick scan shows wrong used space is the headache now. But these sizes are exact matches and starting and ending LBAs having only 2 sector gap. You will see in the pic. And also, it was quick clean. Without any parameters.

So, what u guys sugest? And I dont know how to thank all of you. Just I dont know how to expres, now im having little hope that I wil have my data back.

So, what should I do next? Or should we wait until greg and siw comes. They were first to instruct me. You know, i need all of you.
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