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Windows 7: HELP identifying HDDRecovery files to rebuild lost partition

02 Mar 2014   #1
doityoureself

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HELP identifying HDDRecovery files to rebuild lost partition

Toshiba L775-S7114 Laptop, windows 7 64bit home premium edition. Hard drive was accidently deleted, tried to restore from backup drive but circuit board on backup has fried. I have managed to recover files from the deleted drive, with a file recovery program but I have no idea what files are from the hddrecovery partition. I am certian I have all the files for the recovery partition,...Lots of files, I can see the content, dates deleted, modified, ect, attributes-s,sh,r,d,ect, but I have no idea how to put the partition back together. Please if anyone has some experience of any kind I would appreciate it. I even have another Toshiba laptop of ALMOST identical kind, windows 7, 64 bit, but have no idea if it can be of any help. I have a bootable usb drive but have not tried to see if it will work as i am sure it wont as the hard drive has been deleted.


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02 Mar 2014   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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Hard drive was accidently deleted
What was deleted - one partition, all partitions, which partition(s) ??

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tried to restore from backup drive
What was on that backup drive - images, copies of files, amything else ??
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02 Mar 2014   #3
doityoureself

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
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Hard drive was accidently deleted
What was deleted - one partition, all partitions, which partition(s) ??

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tried to restore from backup drive
What was on that backup drive - images, copies of files, amything else ??
on the backup was a copy of the hddrecovery and of the 1.45gb partitions, nothing else. I have salvaged another harddrive from a old desktop, I may try to remove the platters from the backup with the burnt circuitboard and install them in it to see if it will read the backup, ??good idea or not???
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02 Mar 2014   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Not sure whether that will work, but what can you lose.

Reconstructing the partitions from what you have will be difficult. The recovery partition you don't really need. What was on the 1.45GB partition - anything of value ??
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