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HELP I lost 500GB of most of my most important data

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Hi guys so i reinstalled my pc
and I had a 1TB Samsung F3
(divided on 3 partition of was 500Gb and encrypted with Bitlocker, I had my photos from the wast 5 years and all of the important stuff i had and i put when i reinstalled my pc )

I used Acronis Disk Director and i wanted ot change the size of the other 2 partitions... (I removed all data and wanted to delete them and just create 2 new ones with the size i want ... without touching the 3rd one )

and suddenly there was some error and all my partitions disappeared
I tried the Acronis Recovery Expert and it recovered the 2 empty ones I don't need :S
and not the 500Gb bitlocked one :S



I know i did really stupid thing ......

but if i don't recovery it I will lose years of important data
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post #2 of 19
err..maybe this is the case for one of those disk-recovery programs..they work..takes a while..(better part of a day)
 
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post #3 of 19
First, disconnect the HDD physically to prevent any more data to get written to it. Test your luck with data recovery software...if that doesn't work you may consider paying for professional services if they're really important...

Also, now you know you should invest in RAID1 in the future
post #4 of 19
Y u no backup important information
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post #5 of 19
Try Recuva
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post #6 of 19
Never cheap out on hardware when it comes to important data. If what you say is true, 5 years of data, that is more than enough time to invest in a redundancy system (two drives with the same data, one kept off-site, backed up every so often).
 
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post #7 of 19
Try Testdisk. It may be able to recover the lost partition. It worked for me before.

www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Download
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post #8 of 19
My favorite was R-Studio. Not free, but fantastic, especially with reconstructing arrays.
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post #9 of 19
..bad times to be having to buy a hard drive
 
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post #10 of 19
well i think that if you have used disk management you wont have to lose you important files instead of using arconis cause of some bugs on that program.
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