Recovery programs will not work, this is not an instance of lost power, or corruption... sounds like a virus,,
plus, Partition Magic IS a great utility, however, you have to KNOW how to use it properly or you can lock yourself out of your hard drive and have to reinstall anyway,,,
Like Micro Bell, I think that you should blow the OS away and reinstall,, this is the best case scenario
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