2 TrueCrypt volumes lost after partitioning

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  1. Inasoup

    Inasoup Registered Member

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    Hello everyone. I had some important data in my 2 truecrypt partitions. I decided to use the unallocated part of the WD-passport external HDD for windows backup. But windows for no reason chose to re-partition the whole 2TB HDD instead of using the un-allocated space. And so I lost both the truecrypt partitions.
    There were 4 partitions in the drive 2 encrypted and 2 unencrypted and some un-allocated space. I tried to recover the non encrypted partitions using miniTool Partition Wizard and it retrieved one of the unencrypted one. I am ok if I loose the other unencrypted one.

    Attached is the partition table:

    https://preview.ibb.co/msWx6Q/2017_04_16_18_23_00_Mini_Tool_Partition_Wizard_Free_10_2_1.png

    2 truecrypt encrypted partitions lie between the starting of the disk and till before the "64 K CS E" partition. There were no empty space anywhere around those disks. I don't know the exact disk size but the 1st disk
    was just less than 1 GB and the second one was a bit less than 400 GB. The partitions were NTFS after being mounted but the partition Id was changed possibly to Novel partition type(0x51 - Novell), to avoid a windows popUp for formatting the encrypted drives that popedup after every mount.

    I would really appreciate some help to recover the partitions. Even a single partition recovery would be really helpful.

    What I've tried:

    Running miniTool Partition Wizard to find partitions. = No truecrypt volume found, but found 1 unencrypted disk
    Running testCrypt with default settings on. = No truecrypt volume found
    Running testDisk = Didn't find unencrypted partitions with default settings

    Again, any help would be much appreciated. I have some really important data in there.
     
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    @dantz if u can help, I'd really appreciate that.
     
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    bump. No one? I can pay some money as well if anybody can help me with this.
     
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    Any help from any experienced member would be much appreciated.
     
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    300 views and still no takers. Somebody help me man. @dantz help appreciated.
     
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