What is the difference between [Whole] and [Free]

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What is the difference between [Whole] and [Free]

#1 Post by kollmerized » 04 Feb 2018, 11:51

What is the difference if I run PhotoRec in [Whole] or [Free] mode?

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Re: What is the difference between [Whole] and [Free]

#2 Post by cgrenier » 05 Feb 2018, 06:55

[Free] only recovers file from the free/unallocated space of the filesystem, it means it only recover delete files.
[Whole] recovers everything, it's useful when the filesystem is corrupted

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Re: What is the difference between [Whole] and [Free]

#3 Post by kollmerized » 11 Feb 2018, 13:28

thank you for your response!

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