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BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby mjnelson99 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:17 pm

I installed BIBM with more than 4 partitions and Windows is booting okay.

I should have disconnect BOTH USB hard drives first though.

A 2 GB Seagate drive wit over 1 GB of stuff on it is now a blank disk.

I have not done anything with it right now.

What can I do to possibly recover at least part of what was on it. It
also contained many Image files. Some of those ARE elsewhere as well.
Thanks
Mary Nelson
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Re: BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby Brian K » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:10 pm

Mary,

Do you have the partition in the MBR section of the Boot Item?

http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=517
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Re: BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby Brian K » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:13 pm

Check the Boot Item first.
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Re: BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby mjnelson99 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:33 pm

Win 7 is the only bootable item as it should be. I kept it simple until
things were working well.

It was just an external USB hard drive. There are 2 and only one got
wiped. It did not even appear in BIBM now. Disk mgmt showed nothing on it.

On 8/23/2016 7:13 PM, Brian K wrote:
> Check the Boot Item first.
>
>
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Re: BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby TAC109 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:44 pm

Try 'undelete partition' in BIBM.
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Re: BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby Brian K » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:48 pm

mjnelson99 wrote:

. It did not even appear in BIBM now. Disk mgmt showed nothing on it.
>

Mary, you have to Insert the partition into the MBR. Click the Fill button. Then you will see the partition in Windows and Disk Management.

It's because the disk is EMBR.
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Re: BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby mjnelson99 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:55 pm

I looked for something like that on the menu. I did not see anything.
The whole drive is empty now and I did not see the drive in BIBM.

On 8/23/2016 7:44 PM, TAC109 wrote:
> Try 'undelete partition' in BIBM.
>
>
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Re: BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby mjnelson99 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:58 pm

I did not need to do anything to the 2nd USB drive to access all its
fails. It should not be necessary, should it?

On 8/23/2016 7:48 PM, Brian K wrote:
> mjnelson99 wrote:
>
> . It did not even appear in BIBM now. Disk mgmt showed nothing on it.
>>
>
> Mary, you have to Insert the partition into the MBR. Click the Fill button. Then you will see the partition in Windows and Disk Management.
>
> It's because the disk is EMBR.
>
>
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Re: BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby mjnelson99 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:59 pm

Shouldn't BIBM see the drive w/o putting it in??????
I haven't used embr for a LONG time now when I used BING.

On 8/23/2016 7:48 PM, Brian K wrote:
> mjnelson99 wrote:
>
> . It did not even appear in BIBM now. Disk mgmt showed nothing on it.
>>
>
> Mary, you have to Insert the partition into the MBR. Click the Fill button. Then you will see the partition in Windows and Disk Management.
>
> It's because the disk is EMBR.
>
>
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Re: BIBM installation destroyed info on one USB hard drive

Postby mjnelson99 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:04 pm

Should say files. I guess fail is on my mind.

On 8/23/2016 7:58 PM, MJNelson wrote:
> I did not need to do anything to the 2nd USB drive to access all its
> fails. It should not be necessary, should it?
>
> EaseUS looks like it is going to work. I really do not want to leave it
> now since it IS finding the files.
>
> On 8/23/2016 7:48 PM, Brian K wrote:
>> mjnelson99 wrote:
>>
>> . It did not even appear in BIBM now. Disk mgmt showed nothing on it.
>>>
>>
>> Mary, you have to Insert the partition into the MBR. Click the Fill button. Then you will see the partition in Windows and Disk Management.
>>
>> It's because the disk is EMBR.
>>
>>
>
>
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