Recovery for days......DataRescue DD

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Recovery for days......DataRescue DD

#1 Post by bar2d2 » 27 Nov 2013, 17:43

I have been running DataRescue DD for over 3 days now on a 500GB Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 (HTS545050A7E380).
The progress bar doesn't move and it has been telling me all day today there is 11:49:58 remaining.
The created image file is about 76GB big.
Should I be patient and hope for the best or is it time to give up?

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Re: Recovery for days......DataRescue DD

#2 Post by cgrenier » 30 Nov 2013, 10:14

The recommanded software to clone damaged disk is GNU ddrescue
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Damaged_Hard_Disk

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