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NTFS partition reporting as RAW after running spinrite

Last response: in Storage
August 27, 2012 9:38:12 AM

After running spinrite in level 4 maintenance mode on my laptop the main NTFS partition reports as RAW when viewed in diskpart in CMD in the windows start up repair, the windows boot partition however is fine. Spinrite reported 2 sectors as physically defective.

Is there a way to repair just the filesystem or is full recovery the only way
also the hdd is Full disk encryption with truecrupt and im running windows 7

thanks in advance for any help
a b G Storage
August 28, 2012 7:25:24 AM

You could use data recovery software Like TestDisk, it is free.
August 28, 2012 11:38:11 AM

ok this is weird...when i plug the hdd into my computer with a sata to usb cable i opened truecrypt to mount the drive it fails but when i check the mount without preboot authentication it mounts the drive correctly and its filesystem is undamaged and browse able in windows explorer but putting it back in my laptop i get the same problem