Photorec shut's down during recovery

Using PhotoRec to recover lost data
Message
Author
raddical
Posts: 2
Joined: 04 Jun 2012, 14:46

Photorec shut's down during recovery

#1 Postby raddical » 04 Jun 2012, 15:44

Hi!

Im kinda new to this whole thing so please go easy on me!

So... there is something wrong with my hdd, I don't know what though. It does show up under Disk management as a RAW harddrive (what does this even mean?), but it's healthy. And it also shows up in the explorer menu. But when I try to access it, it tells me it's a faulty file system.

So I googled and found this program photorec... And even though it's kinda hard to understand for someone who just started to dig into this kinda thing. Aaaand here I kinda have two problems.
First, when Im going to choose which hdd to scan for files it doesnt tell me the name of the hdd on the comoputer, only the manufacturers name etc. am I overseeing something here?

And for my second problem, when I start the scanning it does what it should for about 20-30 min (aprox). Then the program just shut down without any furter notice :evil:. And when I restart the program and select to continue the previous session, all it does is start over and recover the same files as it did the first time, hence... Im getting nowhere here.

Can you fellas help me? Or maybe tell me where I am failing if that's the case..

Much appreciated!


Christian

Sponsored links

User avatar
remy
Posts: 457
Joined: 25 Mar 2012, 10:21
Location: Strasbourg, France.
Contact:

Re: Photorec shut's down during recovery

#2 Postby remy » 07 Jun 2012, 14:02

Did you try to recover with testdisk first ? Did you try another version (6.14 is better than 6.13) ? Did you try to change in the option to "low memory : yes" ?
J'ai pour habitude d'aller au bout de l'aide que j'apporte. Si vous pensez que je vous ai abandonné, et que je ne l'ai pas fait explicitement, c'est que votre message est enfoui avec d'autres. Relancez-moi (modérément) par mail.

raddical
Posts: 2
Joined: 04 Jun 2012, 14:46

Re: Photorec shut's down during recovery

#3 Postby raddical » 07 Jun 2012, 16:43

Didn't try any of what you suggested before. Giving it a shot tho. But I have a hard time figuring out what to do with testdisk, yes I am a complete beginner who just want's to save some data on his harddrive. Can you say if you know what my problems are, and how to solve them?

Trying the Low memmory fix now, comming back with results!

Edit: Low memmory fix didn't work :/

User avatar
Fiona
Posts: 2839
Joined: 18 Feb 2012, 17:19
Location: Ludwigsburg/Stuttgart - Germany

Re: Photorec shut's down during recovery

#4 Postby Fiona » 07 Jun 2012, 21:07

Would it be possible to upload a screen from TestDisk and Analyse?
It's your partition table.
If your partition in your partition table would be ok, it would be possible to run a boot sector diagnose.
It doesn't stress your disk as much.
If you're able to list your files, you could copy/backup them to another intact disk/partition.

Fiona


Return to “File recovery”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests