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Old 03-27-2005, 06:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a problem.I have a 40 gb hdd of seagate company. i have made five partitions on it. Out of 5 partiitions, i have 3 partitions worling and 2 partitions are not working. the two partitions have developed some bad sectors . Plz tell me the way of getting my data from those partitions bcoz i dont want to format ny hdd. Plz reply me as fast as u can on or reply on this board. Thanks in advance

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Old 03-27-2005, 12:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if you can't read them in the OS or from dos, then they are gone. There are several tools that you can try from ontrack, but I don't think they will be of much use to you. You can try doing a checkdisk to see if it will help.
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:47 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yes i cant access the partition from windows is there aany solution available there plz reply
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Old 03-30-2005, 08:52 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Try maybe Partition Magic. Maybe it's just allocated space, but then again, you said it had some bad sectors. Maybe buy a new HD and copy everything from the old HD to the new HD?
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Old 03-30-2005, 12:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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ive used spinrite, its supposed to be one of the best for recovering and maintaining hdds, im happy with it, takes forever tho. over a day on 60 gigs doing a full inspection and rewriting all data twice
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Old 03-31-2005, 03:28 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Isn't there a maximum of 4 partitions per hard drive?

Use Partition Magic


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