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Accidentally deleted partition on external drive

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    Accidentally deleted partition on external drive


    Misread the drive label and deleted the partition on an USB external 80GB SATA drive. Nothing else has been done to the drive.

    I did this when using Macrium Reflect Rescue disc.

    I know I've seen mention of a program that can recover the partition table but I've not found it yet.

    I tried EASUS Data Recovery Wizard but that didn't do it. I thought maybe Paragon had something but I've not had any luck so far. Any help appreciated. Thanks

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    Hey Rich,

    You might see if either one of the options in the tutorial below may be able to recover the deleted partition for you.

    Partition - Recover Deleted Partitions in Windows
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    Thanks again Shawn. Minitool Partition Recovery did the trick in about 10 seconds.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Perfect.
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