Recovering files from a failing external disk drive

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at mail1.ttak.org
Mon Jan 12 14:06:12 MST 2009


On 1/12/2009 11:22 AM, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> I've never had to deal with this problem personally. A friend, Joseph
> Hall, had good luck with PhotoRec.
>
> http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec

That is amazing!!  PhotoRec actually did a wonderful job or restoring 
files from the dd image.  The one downside is the filenames are all 
trashed, but I think my sister-in-law will be ecstatic to get anything.  
Thanks for the suggestion.

Kenneth




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