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#1 darrenels

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 02:15 PM

Hello,I recently purchased a 1tb toshiba external hard drive to copy wifes photos too,which I did,all fine.I then downloaded a windows 10 iso because her laptop was playing up,I ended up buying a new laptop and plugged the toshiba hdd in to copy photos too (about 42 Gb),I deleted iso file and looked for photos but could not find then and now it says 32gb unallocated and 899 gb raw healthy primary partition is disc manager.

The hd is not showing up in This pc,how do i get it show in This pc,how do i get it to show 1tb,and more importantly how do I get her photos back,thanks in advance

 


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#2 JohnC_21

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 02:30 PM

Hello and Welcome,

 

Download Testdisk for Windows. Unzip the file to a folder on your desktop. Attach the Toshiba drive and start Testdisk. Select Analyze > Quick Search. If it can located the partitions after a Quick Search highlight each and press the "P" key. Do you see your files?

 

Your Toshiba drive on Testdisk will be called something like sdb or sdc. You should be able to pick the correct one by size. It will also show the drive maker.

 

Read through the below guide first. Your steps will be up to and including the Quick Search for partition discovery.

Testdisk step by step






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