Recovering External HD

How to use TestDisk to recover lost partition
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Recovering External HD

#1 Post by juicejosh » 03 May 2017, 11:00

Hi all, i have used the step by step guide for TestDisk to try and recover my external HD.
I've got to the quick search point and its not very quick, in about 10hours its only reached 2% and by my calculations it will take 3 weeks to complete.
Surely it shouldn't take anywhere near that? its only a 250GB HD

Not sure if there is a quicker/different way or not?
Thanks

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Re: Recovering External HD

#2 Post by cgrenier » 03 May 2017, 19:55

Do you see read error messages ?

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