orca friendly partition recovery software
krmane at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 10:55:40 UTC 2015
I found gparted pretty accessible.
On Tuesday 01 September 2015 02:58 PM, Tony Baechler wrote:
> On 8/31/2015 8:34 AM, Anders Holmberg wrote:
>> Testdisk is good but i had no luck with my harddisk.
>> Photorec does not seem to recover the names of the files but i guess
>> that is to beg for to much or?
> I don't understand. What was the filesystem? On my FAT32 SD card, it
> recovered enough of the filenames for me to figure out what they are.
> Apparently, due to structural limitations in FAT, it only recovers the
> first 8 characters. However, I tried a program in Windows which
> showed me the full filenames, but it's commercial and wouldn't
> actually recover anything unless I paid for it which I wasn't going to
>> There are other cli tools as well.
>> Scalpel or foremost.
> I'm not familiar with those. Are they designed for data recovery?
> Also, the poster asked for a GUI solution. The only thing that comes
> to mind for the GUI is gparted. It has limited partition recovery and
> might be able to recover the filesystem.
> Regardless of what tools you try, make an image of the media first and
> work with the image. That way you don't risk damaging the media
> further and the image is probably faster to read.
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