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MBR recovery - Corrupted MBR after it changed to dynamic & testdisk gives up . No backup sector found

I had a Windows 7 installation on my 1TB SSD laptop with 4 primary partitions. I wanted to install Lubuntu Linux but the process failed with an error which kind of said: cannot write MBR It gave ...
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Attempted recovery of data - .swf files

I have an external hard drive which is no longer being picked up/read by Windows (although it appears in Device Manager). It contains mostly media files (.jpg, .mov, .mp4). I downloaded a trial ...
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How to recover data from heavily damaged external hard drive? [duplicate]

In the first place I have sent my external HDD to the data-recovery specialist. Unfortunately the recovery cost was estimated to be equal to the value of a new high performance computer. Paying this ...
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Restore “Unknown” Partition To ntfs

I'm using Fedora. I don't know why my NTFS (/dev/sda3) partition is changed to "Unknown". I can't read this partition. My important files are located in there and I have to change it back to ntfs ...
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NTFS partition is lost, but data (should be) there, how to recover?

Shortly: I've got troubles with a lost partition and Testdisk is not able to solve my problem. Everything makes me think that files are on the disk, but I don't know how to get them back. Also, I'm ...
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why PhotoRec recovery file name does not match the name of the initial file?

I used Photorec to recover files from an internal hard drive which I connected externally to another PC. With PhotoRec all the file names are wrong . What the solution?
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EaseUS Data Recovery works!…But cannot recover files after scanned

so I used EaseUS Data Recovery Tool Wizard as it was the only application that could successfully read my hard-drive. My external hard-drive fell from the table and since then it's converted from an ...
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What is raw file folder obtained after using data recovery software?

I recently used a data recovery software, Minitool Power Data Recovery, to recover my data from a raw partition drive, drive E. Along with my original files, an additional folder is obtained called "...
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sort recovered image files with exif data to existing files

I managed to recover lots of images (canon cr2 + accompanying jpg) from a failing hard-drive with recurva. It created a lot of files with some sort of hash-filename. So it is a bit complicated to sort ...
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My old 8TB drive suddenly asks to initialize. All is lost?

I woke up today to find out that my 8tb HDD cannot be accessed. I restarted Win10 hoping it would fix this but now it won't show up. I am looking at it in disk management, it shows up as not ...
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Data Recovery software is not finding any 'useful' files (recuva, glary, easeus etc)

When I say 'useful' I mean files that one would normally want to recover (pics, vids, documents, ppt etc) I'm trying to recover some videos I accidentally deleted a month ago and for some reason it's ...
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Accessing Files on an SSD that won't boot

My desktop PC hasn't been powered on for a few months. During this time, the power cord stayed connected to the power supply, which was connected to a surge protector. I recently powered on the PC, ...
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Data Recovery on a Repartitioned SSD

Is data recovery possible from an SSD where the partitions were deleted, and new partitions were created, then formatted? The file system is NTFS. I understand data recovery is generally not ...
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Recovering files in Windows Recovery Environment Windows 10

I have an Acer Ultra Book that is no longer booting to windows. It has some important documents trapped in it which I want to recover. So I booted it into a Windows 10 USB Stick and took it to Command ...
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Recover data from a mirrored external hard drive

I was asked by a friend to transfer data from an external hard drive that his been mirrored from the local disk of his computer. He wants to transfer the photos and videos to DVD to give to family. ...

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