unhide primary partition

Posted on 2009-12-31
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
I downloaded Paragon Disk Manager and hid Drive C in error.  (do not have a paragon cd) Have no backup.  When rebooting pc get the BOT.  How do I unhide this partition without the software?   Are there other programs that will create a bootable cd/dvd I could use to unhide partition?
Question by:bob600003
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    Accepted Solution

    Download Parted Magic:
    It's a bootable Linux live CD specialized in these matters.

    Once you boot off it, use the Partition Manager icon on the desktop, right-click your C partition, and select to Unhide. (If there is no unhide option, you may have to select 'Manage flags' and then unhide)

    That should do the trick.
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    Expert Comment

    In case you don't know how to burn a bootable image, download ImgBurn (, run and select "Write image to disk", then point it to the .Iso file yopu downloaded.
    The .iso file is inside a .zip file when you download it, so unzip prior to burning.
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