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dell xps 12 factory restore problem - missing partition

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I restored my Dell XPS 12 laptop using the Dell USB flash image (created by dell buckup & recovery program) . after the restoration I can ONLY SEE MY C (OS) drive, my D DRIVE (partition)  is MISSING!!!  I selected only restore and erase the C drive which is the OS drive while recovering from the USB flash image. I check the status of my drives with the "Disk Management" and the missing partition became a hidden (OEM) partition. I really need to turn it back into a normal partition because I have stored some file in it. Is there any solution for this?

As picture shows, the "New Volumn" is my previously D partition, how can I get it back to normal?

 

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RE: dell xps 12 factory restore problem - missing partition

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee30/cloud5790/missingpartition.png

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RE: dell xps 12 factory restore problem - missing partition

The Windows 8 restore -- unlike the earlier ones - is destructive.  It completely restores the hard drive to the way it's set up in the system image. If you had anything stored in your 😧 partition, it's gone - likely overwritten at least enough that even a data recovery service couldn't recover the data.

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