Folder recovery

Using PhotoRec to recover lost data
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patrikh1410
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Folder recovery

#1 Post by patrikh1410 » 21 Jul 2019, 11:10

Hi,
i have unfortunately formatted my 2TB HDD drive during Windows 10 install. I used PhotoRec to recover data from this HDD, but they are sorted in folders called recup_dir_1 to 3672. Is there any way how to get these files to the original folder names?

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Re: Folder recovery

#2 Post by cgrenier » 22 Jul 2019, 06:04

No, it's not possible, PhotoRec can't recover the original filename/directory structure.
https://www.cgsecurity.org/testdisk.pdf give some hints on how to rename/sort the recovered files.

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