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Solved: Accidentally deleted wrong partition.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by musiclover, Apr 11, 2008.

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  1. musiclover

    musiclover Thread Starter

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    Was fixing to re-install windows, and I found I accidentally deleted the partition that was my external drive. I did not install windows, or format it, but when I rebooted windows, I cannot access it. It simply says. this disk is not formatted, would you like to format it now. I know of a way to recover the files, and copy to another disk, but as I am presently out of disk space, is there a way to fix the partition that was deleted. Hoping to do this cheaply. I might spend 15.00 for a program, but am shooting for a simple method... any help appreciated.
     
  2. Mojolookout

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    Hi,
    there is no simple way to reclaim your lost partition if you're not under linux.
    there is however a small utility that might help you if want to give it a try;
    it's called TESTDISK and claim to be able to undelete lost partition table.... here's the site --> http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Download
     
  3. musiclover

    musiclover Thread Starter

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    Testdisk worked like a champ.. Thanks so much!!:)
     
  4. Mojolookout

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    a pleasure, thanks for the feedback
     
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