New Windows Install, now see other partitions as Unallocated.

By onetime80
Sep 28, 2007
  1. Ok so i have my 500g sata drive set up with 3 partitions. Windows was set up on the first partition and all my videos and music were on the other 2 partitions. I got a virus on my pc so i had to format the 1st partition. I installed xp and of course it only saw part of the 500g. So i installed sp2 and now what were my other two drives are showing up as one Unallocated drive. Is there any hope of getting back my info or am i gonna have to bite the bullet and set up the partition and start over again.
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Try Acronis True Image, or another partitioning program and see if you can recover those "lost" partitions
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