compress files that have been recoverd

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compress files that have been recoverd

#1 Post by Iananderson » 24 Mar 2013, 03:41

photorec froze so i stopped it and i was wondering if i could compress the files that have been recovered already and then resume recovering files i just don't want it to start over again its a 2tb hard drive so its taking a long time i hope someone can help

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Re: compress files that have been recoverd

#2 Post by cgrenier » 25 Mar 2013, 21:48

Yes, you can compress the recovered files or even delete some of them, it's not a problem.

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Re: compress files that have been recoverd

#3 Post by Iananderson » 26 Mar 2013, 04:48

can i say yes to stopping it and close it to restart my computer then start it again were it left off?

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Re: compress files that have been recoverd

#4 Post by Iananderson » 26 Mar 2013, 05:29

right now its frozen i cant even stop it so can i close it by hitting the x or in taskmanager and start were i left off when i open it again?

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Re: compress files that have been recoverd

#5 Post by cgrenier » 26 Mar 2013, 08:07

Unless you are using latest 6.14-WIP, PhotoRec will resume from the beginning if you can't stop it properly.
With recent 6.14-WIP, PhotoRec saves its current progress every 5 minutes.

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