Lost all partitions from my 200GB HDD using DDS

Discussion in 'Acronis Disk Director Suite' started by ThaDemon, Sep 28, 2005.

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  1. ThaDemon

    ThaDemon Guest

    Hey all,

    This was my situation before:
    HDD1 (80GB) -> Partition 1 C:\ (80GB) (Windows Disk)
    HDD2 (200GB) -> Partition 2 D:\ (15GB)
    HDD2 (200GB) -> Partition 3 E:\ (150GB)
    HDD2 (200GB) -> Partition 4 I:\ (35GB)

    Now I wanted to merge my I:\ into D:\ so I deleted Partition 4 for deleting the files on it (pressed Commit). And created a new one and used the feature "Increase free space" on Partition 2 using the space of Partition 4.
    I deleted Partition 4 which only had 15MB left and pressed Commit again.

    It had to restart so I said ok and let it restart.
    Was gone making breakfast and went back and saw my pc was stuck at the bootscreen

    So I resetted my PC and after boot I saw that only Drive C:\ was there.

    I opened DDS to see what happened and HDD2 was unallocated!
    Now I lost all data from 3 partitions!

    I tried recover partitions from HDD2 within the program but it didn't found anything in Fast mode.
    In complete mode it didn't progress as I waited an hour and still no percent further!

    Please help me!
  2. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello ThaDemon,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis Disk Management Software.

    Please accept our apologies for your inconvenience.

    Could you please download Acronis Report utility available at http://www.acronis.com/files/support/AcronisReport.exe and run it, create a report and send it to us? This would provide us with detailed information on the hard disk partition structure.

    Please collect the information requested above and contact us from our web-site: http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/my/support/ . Please don't forget to send the link to this thread along with gathered information. This would allow us to investigate the problem and help you with the solution.

    Thank you.
    Semyonov Vasily
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