Re: how to retrieve info from a bad disk?
- From: Brad Alexander <storm16@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2012 16:50:52 -0400
The final, and arguably most important thing is to always back up your
I know it's a little late in the game, but this is an important lesson
to learn for future reference...
On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 3:02 PM, Gary Dale <garydale@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 21/04/12 11:22 AM, abdelkader belahcene wrote:
Firstly, copy the entire disk to another one of the same or larger size by
I have a disk ( I tera Bytes it contains important data!!!) formatted
somebody used it in wind$ a virus seems destroy "something" in
partition table ???
Now no access is possible, although the partition is recognized as
/dev/sdb1 with correct sie, but no possibility to
I tried ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 t gave segmentaion fault
I tried testdisk it analysed the disk and gathered the data, I
tried to list the files , it gave same error as ntfs-3g, I mean
Is there another rescue software ??
thanks for help
booting from a live distro such as sysrecuecd and using dd (e.g. dd
Secondly, using the copy of the disk, try to rescue the disk using testdisk.
This may reconstruct the partition table. If it doesn't work, you can try
photorec to recover files. For photorec, recover the files to a third disk,
not to the original or copy.
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