|02 Mar 2011||#1|
Sudden lost partition
Today, when I restarted my computer, the D: partition disappeared. I had just finished installing a new game, and played it for a bit. Other than that, I wasn't doing anything strange. I have a single drive with a logical partition (C for programs, D for data). I downloaded the free Partition Wizard and ran the Partition Recovery Wizard. It found the missing drive along with the data and it apparently did it's thing. Now, in Partition Wizard, I can see all the drives, but I still don't have access to them in explorer. As I'm showing in the uploaded pic, there is a star beside 3 drives - 2 of them are supposed to be invisible (system reserved and restore disk). Does this mean that my lost partition is just invisible now?
Also, I am able to see the correct drive in the Disk Management window (after the issue, it said "unallocated" but now it has the correct drive letter and free space numbers).
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|02 Mar 2011||#2|
I would reboot a couple of times to make sure it doesn't reappear.
There are plenty of tools for finding lost partitions though.
Free Partition Recovery Software - Partition Recovery Freeware to undelete partition, recover deleted or lost partitions.
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