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What to do with the message 'correct disk geometry is required for a successful recovery’ from TestDisk

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We have been working to recover a disk we have and has had help from EE during the process.  After a series of software, the one we found to run unattended the entire analysis process has been TestDisk.  However we noticed that the apps gives a noticed that we have  overlooked:

The notice is:
'Note: Correct disk geometry is required for a successful recovery.  'Analyze' process may give some warnings if it thinks the logical geometry is mismatched.'

  • What does this  message mean?
  • And how can we the correct required disk geometry of the drive?
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