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Cloned a hard drive, both drives unreadable.

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Ok.

So I had a 250 that was pretty full. So I decided to upgrade it to a 1TB and needed a clone. I unfortunately used some crap software (MiniTool Partition Wizard) and after the clone completed, I rebooted as instructed and found two hard drives with unreadable file systems. Double click = "Would you like to format?"

Awesome.

So, I contact their technical support and ask ***. They refer me to their Recovery software and even give me a license for it. Cool, maybe this will fix it.

Well...






It was a 250 GB drive with 230GB or so of data, single partition.

This tool detected THIRTY SIX PARTITIONS. and 563GB OF DATA? Their customer service is worthless. I have no clue where to go from here.

I've tried the EaseUS partition recovery and it found the files intact, but it doesn't recognize the partitions as bad (it detects the drive as 1 partition, not 36)



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Sounds like you cloned the empty drive onto the full drive.

My guess is that the software from MiniTool would be the best to fix that.
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I fail to see how cloning an empty 1tb drive to a full 250gb drive would even be allowable from the software, and create 36 partitions arbitrarily, result in 563gb of data, break the fule structure of both drives (both were NTFS), and also that I can see my data and files on the 250 with EaseUS partition recovery....
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