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Windows 7: Accidentally removed/deleted drives from harddisk.

26 Jul 2014   #1
mehsidd

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Accidentally removed/deleted drives from harddisk.



I used four drives in my hard-disk. I needed to extend volume for my C drive. So using the Disk management utility I was trying to shrink the drive F (as it was very next to C, as in Disk management). But something happen accidental here. I found that two of my drives E & F went missing after the operation. Also my laptop suddenly restarted (after perform a checking task). I am not sure how this happened and looking for a way to recover the lost partitions as they are seen still exist, including the data.

I was only trying to shrink around 283 mb of volume from a drive with 138 gb, as an experiment basis, to see it work. On that process the drives were lost and those are not shown into my windows now. Using a software EaseUS Partition Master, I could still see the drives still exist as they contain the data as used spaces, and also show the unallocated space of 283 mb but I am not finding a way how could I recover my partition without affecting the data. Please help.




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26 Jul 2014   #2
ICIT2LOL

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26 Jul 2014   #3
mehsidd

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Thanks, for resolving the issue. Dont know exactly how it solved but after tried to assign one of the drive a letter with partition wizard; then after restarting got both of my drives back at work. Great help.
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26 Jul 2014   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Well done mate sounds like you did all the footwork yourself. Keep Partition Wizard handy as I find it is good for all sorts of functions including what you had to do, wiping drives, and surface testing them - plus a whole heap more.
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26 Jul 2014   #5
mehsidd

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I liked the software so much that I voted for it in the following website (voted first time there):
MiniTool Partition Wizard Alternatives and Similar Software - AlternativeTo.net
Its the site where I look for the best alternative software's. The likes here are equivalent with the usefulness of the products. Cheers
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26 Jul 2014   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Yep I like the data recovery tools too though never had to use them yet but have been meaning to

That site you linked looks worth a look at too - thanks for that!
John
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