SV: Re: SV: Re: Need help data recovery software

Christian christian8000 at
Fri Apr 9 14:46:02 UTC 2010

Hi all,
Many thanks for the replies
I think that Testdisk is what I am looking for, but the question is how good is it. I have also been looking at none free alternatives such as Spinrite 6. But I think I will go with Testdisk first.

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Från: "Matt Barnes" <barnes.matt at>
Till: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at>
Skickat: 10-04-09 03:26
Ämne: Re: SV: Re: Need help data recovery software

I had a data catastrophy a while back and bookmarked this on Delicious:

Recuva worked for me. It's hit or miss, whatever you do, pull the drive,
make an image, and do your recovery on the image.

On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 9:18 PM, <trev.saunders at> wrote:

> Hi,
> well, you have a couple options, the two I am aware of are testdisk which
> is designed for this purpose, and parted the partiitioning tool has a
> command to recreate a partition if you know roughly were it is.  Fortunitely
> I've never needed to use either and don't know how well they actually work.
>  I would suggest that you first make a copy of the disk with dd before
> making attempts to recover data that would involve writting to the disk.
> Trev

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