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Topic # 70088 18-Oct-2010 19:27
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Hello Everyone,

I got myself into a little pickle. I was trying to schink a partition on my desktop hard drive and accidently pointed to my thumb drive. Now my thumb drive is showing a 10 mb partition instead of 2gigs. I tried to repartition it, i tried to delete it, i even ran a recovery with partition magic. Is there any way to restore it back to normal or am i pretty much out of luck on this on?

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  Reply # 393323 18-Oct-2010 20:15
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Time to re-write the partition table :)
has a bunch of good utils

And for a resource has a whole bunch of format tools. The HP format utility might work if those are too scary.

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  Reply # 393329 18-Oct-2010 20:31
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Just be careful when using these tools (well, you already showed us you were not in the first attempt).

You should ALWAYS have a backup of your data.

Now when using the recovery tools just make sure you don't point to your internal drive instead, otherwise you will be in a much worse situation.

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