TestDisk does not start

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TestDisk does not start

#1 Post by johnswolter »

TestDisk crashed on start. Opened Admin command prompt window in testdisk directory. Directory string is long but accepted by Win 7 cmd.exe cd command. I'm not using standard .../download directory but one off of .../Documents directory.

Typed testdisk_win at CLI prompt & win 7 program crash box opens immediately.

Win 7 64-bit Standard Home ed.
Anti-Virus turned off
USB WD 1140 My Book Essential 2T plugged into USB 3.0 port not recognized windows 7

Parted Magic LiveCD does not spot the drive either. Next diag steps?

John S. Wolter