Using TestDisk to undelete files
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I'm trying to recover a bunch of archives on an SD card. I've scanned it and while I was able to recover a lot of other files it didn't find a single APK that was on the disk. I ran an apk against fidentify and it sees them as .zip files.
No matter what I put in photorec.sig, fidentify always sees my apk as a zip. What I've got from my hexdump is AndroidManifest.xml at offset 1e. Currently what I've got is:
And the photorec.sig is in the same folder I'm running fidentify out of.
I guess what I"m trying to figure is...are apk's already able to be id'd and I'm just not able to recover any? Or am I doing something wrong with photorec.sig? Any help would be appreciated.
Just in case, this the hexdump for the first bit of the file:
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50 4B 03 04 14 00 08 08 08 00 B1 89 15 39 88 D0 4A 04 81 28 00 00 E8 EF 00 00 13 00 04 00 41 6E 64 72 6F 69 64 4D 61 6E 69 66 65 73 74 2E 78 6D 6C FE CA 00 00 BD 5D 07 7C D5 D5 F5 FF BD 01 84
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PhotoRec should already recover your .apk file as a .jar