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accidently made by hdd bootable instead of usbPlease help

i was trying to make a debian bootable drive for my mac using bootable us maker for mac at this website ETCG's Website (https://gregoryconrad.github.io/#vid) i accidently selected my harddisk instead of my usb drive and now my hdd says unlocated in windows diskpart and is not supported by mac all of my data is gone can somebody please help me….

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Well, if you don't have a backup of data you don't want to lose, better find a data recovery company to get back as much as possible. It might be useful if you ask at that website what parts of the disk their program overwrites and what the best way to recover would be.

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Thanks for answering

i want to have all my data intact in folders like it was before can i do that??

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No. Here's why.

Because any recovery app that writes to this drive can do more damage you use tools like Recuva to copy out what it finds. You NEVER write to the drive you are recovering files from.

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Sure

You just restore your backup image and good to go.

If you don't have such a thing you've just found out why you should.

There are many reasons for the OS to get trashed up so that image is your lifeline back.

Get in the habit of making a new image often.

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Nod to

Nod to Recuva to see what files it can recover. It's your go to title for PCs.

As to backups, this is not optional today. We only lose what we don't backup.

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