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Recovered files appear & disappear  Topic is solved

#1 Post by Triplight » 31 Aug 2012, 08:18

I'm using photorec 6.13, trying to recover TIF (NEF) files on Mac OS X 10.6 from a 16 GB FAT SD card. Photorec claims nothing recovered, but if I open the recup_dir during the recovery I can see various NEF files being created and deleted (live filesystem view). I've made sure TIF is selected in the File Opts, and I tried enabling the "Keep Corrupt Files" option, but in the end I get nothing, no files recovered, directory is empty. Commercial file recovery products (ransomware) can see over 1000 NEF files on that SD card. So what's up?

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Re: Recovered files appear & disappear

#2 Post by cgrenier » 31 Aug 2012, 11:35

Can you try Photorec 6.14-WIP ? Do you have the same problem ?
If it's the case, in Options, set paranoid to No and try again. Please let me know of the results.

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Re: Recovered files appear & disappear

#3 Post by Triplight » 31 Aug 2012, 22:26

Yeah, I realized that 6.14 addressed my issue just after I posted this. Thanks, it made a perfect recovery of NEF files with no other adjustments needed.


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