PhotoRec Freezing

Using PhotoRec to recover lost data
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PhotoRec Freezing

#1 Post by andy16h »

I am on my second run with PhotoRec and it has frozen at the same spot both times. It has been frozen now for over 12 hours. How do I correct the problem? Is there something wrong with the drive that test disc could possibly fix.

First Run frozen at this point
Reading Sector 2470809153 / 3907029168, 3264 files found
Elapsed time 25h37m43s - Estimated time to completion 14h53m50s

Second Run frozen at this point
Reading Sector 2470817226 / 3907029168, 3264 files found
Elapsed time 26h01m05s - Estimated time to completion 15h07m24s

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Re: PhotoRec Freezing

#2 Post by cgrenier »

Can you send me the last file recovered by PhotoRec and while PhotoRec is freezed
- check if CPU usage is at 100%
- check if you can access this disk or other without problem

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Re: PhotoRec Freezing

#3 Post by akronymn »

I am having the same problem, the first time I recovered about 50,000 files before it stopped working. Now it is sitting at "111227224/976773167, 144695 files found"

I am hovering at about 55% CPU usage while it is stopped. The first time I stopped the program and restarted because I did not like how the computer was running. It restarted my recovey from the beginning. Will It start over again even if I do not restart?