Quick Search and Read Errors

How to use TestDisk to recover lost partition
Forum rules
When asking for technical support:
- Search for posts on the same topic before posting a new question.
- Give clear, specific information in the title of your post.
- Include as many details as you can, MOST POSTS WILL GET ONLY ONE OR TWO ANSWERS.
- Post a follow up with a "Thank you" or "This worked!"
- When you learn something, use that knowledge to HELP ANOTHER USER LATER.
Before posting, please read https://www.cgsecurity.org/testdisk.pdf
User avatar
Posts: 2835
Joined: 18 Feb 2012, 17:19
Location: Ludwigsburg/Stuttgart - Germany

Re: Quick Search and Read Errors

#11 Post by Fiona »

Might be possible that testdisk hang due to a faulty file system?
If rebuildBS doesn't work, you´ll need probably datarecovery software.
You can have a look to photorec.
I suggest to recover files first.
Afterwards you can have a try to repair your file system running chkdsk Driveletter: /r
Running chkdsk without file recovery in advance would be on your own risk.
CrystalDiskInfo displays your disk with caution.
It means that you should backup/recover your data right now.


Sponsored links