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QPhotoRec blocked

#1 Post by cpighin » 01 Nov 2016, 19:38

Hi Christophe,

I have to update the previous message. Unexpectedly, after a couple of hours, the application has resumed to verify the disk sectors and ended the process by recovering 12 files: not what I was looking for!
I rebooted QPhotoRec in Whole mode and see what happens (formerly I started in Free mode)!

Thanks :)

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Re: QPhotoRec blocked

#2 Post by cgrenier » 02 Nov 2016, 07:37

It's better to use TestDisk 7.1-WIP than 6.14.
If necessary, read https://www.cgsecurity.org/testdisk.pdf for explanations on how to install the latest version.

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Re: QPhotoRec blocked

#3 Post by cpighin » 02 Nov 2016, 18:46

Thanks,

for information, the new session started in Whole mode, stopped at exactly the same point of the previous one, i.e. reading sector 569870272. After ten minutes of inactivity, I decided to unmount and mount again the origin partition, and after few seconds, I saw the application starting again and ending the job in forty minutes. Unfortunately were recovered only the same 12 files saved with the Free mode session: not the ones I was looking for!

I will take your suggestion to use TestDisk 7.1-WIP than 6.14 and I will let you know something about.

Claudio :)

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Re: QPhotoRec blocked

#4 Post by cpighin » 02 Nov 2016, 21:14

Hi,

I am anable to istall the package following your instruction.

I downloaded (into folder /home/claudio/Scaricati) package testdisk-7.1-WIP.linux26.tar.bz2 and executed command

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tar xjf /home/claudio/Scaricati/testdisk-7.1-WIP.linux26.tar.bz2
with no results.

Is the command correct?
Should I give other commands to install testdisk-7.1-WIP?

As you can see, I am not expert ;)

Claudio :)

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Re: QPhotoRec blocked

#5 Post by cgrenier » 04 Nov 2016, 07:14

The command tar doesn't display messages by default.
List your files, a directory named testdisk-7.1-WIP should has been created.

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Re: QPhotoRec blocked

#6 Post by cpighin » 04 Nov 2016, 11:21

cgrenier wrote:The command tar doesn't display messages by default.
List your files, a directory named testdisk-7.1-WIP should has been created.
Thanks,

I found the folder and executed TestDisk 7.1WIP by command

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sudo /home/claudio/testdisk-7.1-WIP/testdisk_static
Claudio :)

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