EFI Partition ruined my HDD... I think!
I can't access my HDD (Drive D).
After having trouble installing Ubuntu on my new EFI system, I couldn't boot either of the OS on my SSD (Drive C). I fixed that problem by running boot-repair, allowing me to boot Windows 8 again. But that created a new problem... I can no longer access my D drive (HDD)... in Windows it says "D is not accessible: The parameter is incorrect."
I tried to format it, but the capacity just says 97 GB when it's really a 2TB HDD.
So I looked it up two ways: in the partition manager on my live USB, and in a program called "GetDataBack for NFTS." They both say that my HDD is an EFI system partition. Is this why I can't access it? Was this done by my boot-repair???
SCREEN CAPTURE: Here is the URL to a screen-capture:
I'm concerned mainly with the highlighted partition... the 1st HD with two partitions. (Although I think I screwed up the boot-loader on the 2nd HD which now has 9 partitions.
SO: Can someone tell me if I'm right? I feel like this highlighted partition should NOT be an EFI system partition and that I should somehow convert it back to... whatever it was (LoL). I guess I'll do ext3 or NFTS but I don't remember its original file system. Is this dangerous? Will I screw everything up? What should I do??
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