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3 partitions missing on a 250gb SATA hard disk

Hi!
I have a 250gb SATA harddisk.which is working as a slave drive on my computer (primary is a IDE harddisk) everything was fine until today morning when i switched on the system to find that , out of the 4 partitions on the 250gb harddisk , 3 were missing.
under diskmanagement it says,
disk 1-
dynamic,
232.88 gb
online
and shows G: on the right hand side as a partition with 232.88gb
but under my computer it says, G: total space 19.5GB, available 17.4GB.
Also H: I: and J: are missing!
Any help will be appreciated.
-regards,
Pradeep

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I think you just got corruption. possibly heat related. or rootkit. uhh dynamic isn't right i think its logical .. right click the drive letter lower section and convert is best bet. i also dabbed with ptedit32 from bootable cd ubcd4win.com to fix lost partitions in prior experience.. but it was 1 partition and i found lba and other settings on drive sticker.

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