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recover file from a ps3 hdd that wont start

Posted: 14 Aug 2012, 09:31
by chrisa123

how can i use photorec to recover lost pictures on a PS3 hdd that wont start on my ps3?

i`Ve used a isb cable to connect the hdd to my laptop. but win 7 won`t find it.
but photorec did.

i`Ve startet photorec. and when its done the files that was stored in my pc was ( a .jsp file, 2 gpg file and a mplayer audio file, and a xml file named "report"

what are i supossed to do with those files?

i do not speak english good, but hope someone understand.

regards Chris

what is a gpg file?

Posted: 19 Aug 2012, 05:30
by chrisa123
i`Ve retrived som files from a ps3 hdd. but i only got 2 gpg files 1 12gb and one in 8gb.
i also got an mplayer aduio file and a .jsp. those are about 100kb.

but i don`t know what to do with the gpg files???


Re: recover file from a ps3 hdd that wont start

Posted: 31 Aug 2012, 11:04
by cgrenier
The recovery has failed, the recovered files are false positive. The problem is that ps3 harddisk are encrypted.
It's possible to disable the encryption but you loose your data, I don't know if there is a way to decrypt a PS3 HDD...