Lost NTFS partition - now reads as RAW partition
Posted on 2006-11-09
I've been looking around on this site and the microsoft site and have not found what i needed to fix my problem. What happened is out of the blue, my hard drive decided to stop working. It stopped being recognized by the computer and upon going into Computer Management i see that it is no longer an NTFS format but RAW. This drive is NOT my Primary drive, just a backup of files. I have already run fixmbr off the XP recovery cd and that didn't help. Anyone have any suggestions? If delete the partition by using diskpart and create a new one will that reformat my drive deleting all my files? Is there a way to fix the partition table to make it NTFS again WITHOUT losing my data?