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Re: need help on recovering Windows partition



I have never deleted hd4
It still works and can boot into etch
but can't mount hda2 or hda3
even though they start and end at their old places
It complains:

 FAT: bogus number of reserved sectors
 VFS: Can't find a valid FAT filesystem on dev hda2.

I have tried testdisk
It warns that the current number of heads per cylinder is 16, but the
correct value may be 255

Thanks to all those who reply!


On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 9:38 AM, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
> Did you delete the windows partitions or the above information is still
> valid?
>
> Your partitioning scheme looks a bit weird (there are no primary
> partitions but just one extended holding the logical ones and the boot
> flag is under "hda2").
>
> What is the current status of your setup? Can you boot into Debian,
> Windows or any OS at all? Can you access the data from a LiveCD? Can you
> mount the partitions from Debian? What error message are you getting (if
> any)?
>
> Greetings,
>
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