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GPT Protective Partition - how to access

Have a GPT Protective Partition I can't get access to. Any help appreciated. Would like to gain access to use to archive data.
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The protective partition is so that MBR based systems can see the disk as fully occupied with one blob of data.

So if you want to access it use the old fdisk or such tools. Not that there is much value in doing so, unless you want to damage the GPT structures.