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Recover msdos-partition scheme after changed to gpt

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Recover msdos-partition scheme after changed to gpt

Postby miraculix » Fri Feb 06, 2015 3:12 pm

It may have happened using "gdisk" on a computer with a HD and msdos-partition scheme, that the HD was converted to gpt and you may not be able to boot anymore, because the bios does not understand gpt.

Solution:
1) Use the "System Rescue CD" and boot from it.
2) Use any tool (eg. gparted) to revert your HD back to the msdos-partition scheme.
3) start "testdisk" in a terminal and restore your original partitions.

Done
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