after format no files found on disk?

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after format no files found on disk?

#1 Post by Tommy19r » 10 Jan 2018, 23:08

Hello:

I did a Format and then a quick format. mostly jpg and mp4. Now I tried test disk and photoreq but no files found at all . nothing? did i miss something?

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Re: after format no files found on disk?

#2 Post by cgrenier » 11 Jan 2018, 10:30

Run PhotoRec. In Options, enable the expert mode, start the recovery, when asked, choose a blocksize of 512, use the default values otherwise.
Please tell us if you recover your data this way.

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Re: after format no files found on disk?

#3 Post by Tommy19r » 11 Jan 2018, 22:44

yes i was able to follow your instructions and .....after 10 minutes I stopped. Nothing. no files.

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Re: after format no files found on disk?

#4 Post by cgrenier » 12 Jan 2018, 07:21

Is it an SSD with TRIM enabled ? If it's the case, it can explain why no files have been recovered.

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Re: after format no files found on disk?

#5 Post by Tommy19r » 12 Jan 2018, 18:38

yes it is external SSD and Trim was enabled. recovery options possible?

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