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Master O
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Re: Just sharing
06/13/17 03:56 AM


> > Is the drive recognised in Windows ? Does it get a drive letter ?
> >
> > Even if you don't get a drive letter, all is not lost.
> >
> > Recuva (freeware) might help recover files or get you a list of what was on it.
> >
> > Another tool I used to use is: Media Tools Professional,
> > http://www.atl-datarecovery.com
> >
> > There are tons of others.
>
> I would have used any of those if I had the opportunity, but as it is, the drive is
> fried. Tried several stuff before doing this post, you can count on that. Computer
> doesn't boot up if drive is plugged in. Disc Manager detects it as a 3.86 GiB drive,
> a bit less than the 2.72 TiB it should show (sarcasm), and as uninitialized.
>
> I'm getting a live CD with anything capable of doing a raw read and getting the first
> 100 MiB of the disc if possible, I will analyze the dump because honestly the only
> thing I'd like to recover is the list of files inside two folders, nothing else.
>
> Actually having one third of space less suddenly is not that bad, but I miss it. I
> don't think I'll be able to afford anything any time soon.
>
> Thanks for the suggestions anyway and thanks to Andrew for the song too.

If you're gonna go the Live CD route, make sure you use the ddrescue command:

https://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/manual/ddrescue_manual.html#Direct-disc-access

Very powerful tool.


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* Just sharing Pi 06/06/17 04:21 PM
. * Re: Just sharing Andrew  06/09/17 04:34 AM
. * Re: Just sharing Moose  06/07/17 09:27 AM
. * Re: Just sharing Pi  06/13/17 03:49 AM
. * Re: Just sharing Master O  06/13/17 03:56 AM

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