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Old 04-03-2005, 09:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Hard Disk problem \ Invalid Signature in partition table


I rebooted my machine today and my data drive (2nd NTFS drive and not bootable) did not show up in My Computer.

Using the Disk Manager it reported that the drive (Maxtor 200GB) was Not Initialized and Unallocated. I ran Norton Disc Doctor which reported "Invalid signature in partition table" immediatelyand asked me if I wanted to correct this, as I was unsure if it would wipe my data I said no.

I've had a similar problem before so I ran GetBackNTFS which duly scanned the hard drive and picked up the files on the disk, when I got to the screen where it asked me to choose a file system it was blank and no files were listed for me to select so I am stuck.

Ironically I have just installed a third hard drive for backup up and now this happens, any help on getting my data back would be greatly appreciated.


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