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Old 07-05-2009, 06:15 AM   #16
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Sorry about that. I'm just paranoid of the fear that I will lose my crucial files related to my university.
No one can tell or promise the files can be recovered.
Perhaps you can try a windows computer to see if it can be repaired using windows tools.

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Old 07-05-2009, 06:24 AM   #17
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No one can tell or promise the files can be recovered.
Perhaps you can try a windows computer to see if it can be repaired using windows tools.
Well, I'm out of option for Windows. Anyway, I encounter a problem:

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Please select the partition table type, press Enter when done.
[Intel  ]  Intel/PC partition
[EFI GPT]  EFI GPT partition map (Mac i386, some x86_64...)
I use a AMD x86-64. Do I need to choose EFI GPT?
 
Old 07-05-2009, 07:52 AM   #18
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I have no experience with testdisk.
Do they have any documentation?
Perhaps you can open a new tread for testdisk.
 
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I can understand the OP panicking but three threads for one problem doesn't make things easier. Anyway, if this is crucial data then making a backup should be done (right after thinking but well before doing anything else). Luckily linus72 addressed it in the follow-up thread http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-drive-737923/.
 
  


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