who do I ask for help?

Using PhotoRec to recover lost data
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who do I ask for help?

#1 Post by cdallegro » 27 Aug 2015, 09:05

I think my download for MAC is incomplete - there are no .exe files at all so I cannot open PhotoRec. I just want to recover photos I accidentally deleted on my phone's SD card and I'm pretty sure I used this program successfully in the past (but it doesn't seem to be on my computer anymore).

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Re: who do I ask for help?

#2 Post by cgrenier » 06 Sep 2015, 08:55

exe are for Dos/Windows, not Mac OS X.
Select the file named photorec and start it
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec_Step_By_Step

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Re: who do I ask for help?

#3 Post by cdallegro » 07 Sep 2015, 19:54

Thank you for the answers to my questions. When I click on PhotoRec it opens Terminal on my MacBook and for whatever reason, it is not accepting anything I type. Moot point I guess, because I had (fortunately) backed up that Folder of Pics I was trying to recover through Dropbox so I do have them after all.

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