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Windows 7: Recover data from a diskpart > clean command

12 Jul 2014   #111
lonewolfs

Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I think I missed the screenshot at step 8 (hope its ok :|)

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Sector 63 in RAR 63.rar




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12 Jul 2014   #112
Anshad Edavana

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It will take some time. Just wait patiently - eventually it will find the MFT and display the new boot sector write dialogue.
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12 Jul 2014   #113
lonewolfs

Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

It did. I posted results above.
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12 Jul 2014   #114
Kaktussoft

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sector 63 (in rar file) looks like a valid bootsector. Testdisk says it's valid and backup boot sector is the same. Wait for Anshad Edavana to get further instructions.

Windows sees the disk with a drive letter now? Does Disk Management see the partition, is it NTFS?
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12 Jul 2014   #115
Anshad Edavana

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Great."TestDIsk" is able to construct a valid NTFS boot sector. Total number of sectors and MFT start cluster numbers are perfectly matching. Now it is the time to do check disk. Please follow the below instructions.

1.Open an elevated command prompt.

Elevated Command Prompt

2.Enter check disk command like in the below example.

CHKDSK X: /F


Where replace "X" with the actual drive letter of the external disk( it will be probably recognized as RAW ).


This may take some time to complete. When it finishes, reboot the system and report whether you can access the partition.
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12 Jul 2014   #116
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anshad Edavana View Post
Great."TestDIsk" is able to construct a valid NTFS boot sector. Total number of sectors and MFT start cluster numbers are perfectly matching. Now it is the time to do check disk. Please follow the below instructions.

1.Open an elevated command prompt.

Elevated Command Prompt

2.Enter check disk command like in the below example.

CHKDSK X: /F


Where replace "X" with the actual drive letter of the external disk.


This may take some time to complete. Wren it finishes, reboot the system and report whether you can access the partition.
please write down which files have been corrupted!
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12 Jul 2014   #117
lonewolfs

Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

CHKDSK finished and it found some free space marked as allocated.

Errors like below..

Correcting error in index $I30 for file 1600.
CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the bitmap for index $I30 for file 1600.


And recovering orphaned files messages like below...

Recovering orphaned file ~UTORR~1.DAT (9342) into directory file 9358.

But more or less I found all the data back Thanks a lot for the enormous help in the past few weeks.

Was wondering though, should I back up my data and format the drive so as to align the boot sector to 2048? or 63 as it is now is good too?
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12 Jul 2014   #118
Anshad Edavana

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Glad to hear that. The errors you saw are actually i expected. The index allocation repairing is needed because of the damage caused by DISKPART. Can you please open some randome files on random directories and make sure they are working ?.

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Was wondering though, should I back up my data and format the drive so as to align the boot sector to 2048? or 63 as it is now is good too?

Unless you are going to try DISKPART again, it is not necessary. However if you have another spare disk which is big enough to hold all the data, you can definitely try that.
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13 Jul 2014   #119
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lonewolfs View Post
CHKDSK finished and it found some free space marked as allocated.

Errors like below..

Correcting error in index $I30 for file 1600.
CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the bitmap for index $I30 for file 1600.

And recovering orphaned files messages like below...

Recovering orphaned file ~UTORR~1.DAT (9342) into directory file 9358.

But more or less I found all the data back Thanks a lot for the enormous help in the past few weeks.

Was wondering though, should I back up my data and format the drive so as to align the boot sector to 2048? or 63 as it is now is good too?
You can align a partition with partitioning software. No need to reformat. Aligning isn't needed in your case.
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17 Jul 2015   #120
alexalget

Windows 7 Home Premium x64bit
 
 
Help with this problem

I have a very similar problem, I hope you guys can help me too to resolve my problem because I'm too worried about it.
This is my thread:

HDD Data lost, Diskpart Clean and Create Partition Primary Commands

Thank You.
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