[Solved] Undelete partitions?

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[Solved] Undelete partitions?

Postby rdonnelly » Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:49 pm

I accidentally deleted 2 partitions on my external USB drive in Gparted. OOPS!, I thought it was the USB stick! At this point the partitions were deleted, and nothing else has been done to the drive, I have unplugged it to be safe. Is there any way to undo this? One partions is NTFS and the other is ext3.
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Re: Undelete partitions?

Postby rdonnelly » Mon Mar 09, 2009 9:53 pm

I found a utility called TestDisk, that allowed me to recover the partitions. It would not have been the end of the world, as I have another external hard disk that I swap and sync with every month. But I am glad I did not have to recreate a the one I deleted.
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*Mint 17.3 KDE
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*AMD FX-8370 with AMD Wraith cooler Vishera 8-Core 4.0 GHz (4.3 GHz Turbo)
*G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB DDR3 SDRAM
*nVIDIA GEFORCE GT 610 2GB


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