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Data Recovery Attempt Using Test Disk


I am attempting to restore lost data from an 80gb hard drive. Since i don't really want to deal with the lost data right now, i'd rather just image the drive and store it on my 350gb hard drive. I used the dd command to duplicate the drive to 80gb. Iso. Strangely, i get different results between the drives when using testdisk. On the physical drive, testdisk finds several lost partitions. On 80gb. Iso it only finds a few. What explains the difference between these results? I am worried that the image of the hard drive won't be as good as the original.

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