Sandisk 16G thumb drive

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Fiona
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Re: Sandisk 16G thumb drive

#21 Postby Fiona » 10 Mar 2012, 00:11

It's not recommended to run any Antivirus, Security Suite, Norton Go Back or Sonar during data recovery.
Can you stop it as long, as you recover data?

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Re: Sandisk 16G thumb drive

#22 Postby longcaster » 10 Mar 2012, 04:14

No problem. I stopped it to run the program and post the log.

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Re: Sandisk 16G thumb drive

#23 Postby Fiona » 10 Mar 2012, 10:57

PhotoRec doesn't create a log but a session file.
It's intended to continue a previous session.
So I don't need it.

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Re: Sandisk 16G thumb drive

#24 Postby longcaster » 10 Mar 2012, 19:01

OK, can I fix my thumb drive?

What I would like to recover are stored as REAL Videos.

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Re: Sandisk 16G thumb drive

#25 Postby Fiona » 10 Mar 2012, 19:51

OK, can I fix my thumb drive?

I'm not sure, because you have had an error;
ReadFile The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error.

Did you already try PhotoRec?
The procedur might be;
In PhotoRec choose your thumb drive.
Go to File Opt.
Press s to deselect all file types.
Select only your required ones, like rv .

Try to recover your data first.

Then, try to reformat your thumb drive.
If windows complains, have a try to use this tool;
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file/f ... ption.html

If it doesn't work, your thumb drive looks broke and should be replaced.


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