Using PhotoRec to recover lost data
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Recovery time of files from the HDD with unreadable sectors can be a few days.
Does PhotoRec is a parameter that specifies the maximum time to read of one sector?
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The timeout is at the OS level, PhotoRec have to wait for the OS to ask for the next sector.
If there are a lot of bad sectors, it's better to create an image of the damaged media and use PhotoRec on it.
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