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Files were normal and playable, after chkdsk repair, files turned into FOUND.000 folder filled with .CHK files(Fat32 single 256g partition SD card)

I wonder what the alternatives could be. If I did not try the scan and repair prompted by the Windows, everything probably are still normal or can be salvaged more easily. (Fat32 single 256GB ...
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Corrupt file system after a program crashing

I setup Windows 10 to generate full dumps for my MyUniquelyNamedApp.exe by importing the following file in RegistryEditor: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\...
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How to recover corrupted btrfs partition that nothing can read

I was on Manjaro on a btrfs partition. I came back to my laptop and it wasn't accepting my password, which in the past I solved with a reboot. I tried to reboot from tty 2 which was logged in, and it ...
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What happens if Veracrypt encrypted USB device is pulled out without dismounting?

Suppose you have a USB device (e.g. pen drive) that is entirely encrypted using Veracrypt (the "Encrypt a non-system partition/drive" option in Veracrypt). If this device is pulled out ...
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Fix corrupted J's files after recovery

I reinstalled windows 10 on my laptop, and as a result lost all my files. Then I used EaseUs to recover a react native project from local drive, I managed to recover it successfully but the problem I'...
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SSD - One Partition is not accessible and the other one is ok

I have two Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD installed in my system. Both SSDs have got two partitions each. No RAID configuration. SSD running in AHCI mode (Tried IDE. did not not make any difference in this ...
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Temp folder unusable

I had mysql-server installed, wordpress was working fine then I tried to install cyberpanel which failed installing mariadb So I manually tried to install mariadb to know why it failed, it failed ...
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Windows 11 & ReFS File System bug "The system cannot find the file specified"

Looks like I'm experiencing a file system corruption issue with ReFS. Basic facts: a. The file CAN be opened/read from software (Windows Photos/explorer/Notepad++) with NO problem. b. You cannot move/...
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Windows corrupted icons

I don't know why but a bunch of systems icons seems to be corrupted. I've tried to clear icons cache (Explorer folder, etc...), enable the options in the Advanced System Settings (I don't remember the ...
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Options for recovering file deleted by Windows 10 Scan and Fix?

I have a dash cam that I've been using as a security camera. It's a one-inch cube so doesn't have a screen, so I plug it in to a desktop via USB to copy any video. Monday, I got some very important ...
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How to Fix a Corrupted USB Drive?

I recently just wanted to move all my data from old laptop to a new one using a USB. The total data was around 10GB and my USB has 16GB space. It took me around 1-2 hours to move the old data to new ...
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How Linux boot UP without /boot?

I have Centos VM on VMware Workstation. I commented the /boot entry in the /etc/fstab for testing purposes. But I found that the system gets boot UP with unmounted /boot file system. How the system ...
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USB asks for formating, only 8mb available. Can't format it, file system is raw, the directory name is invalid [duplicate]

What happened. I just got a usb stick to put some songs on it, I wanted it to format in in fat32 format since the default fat won't work. The mistake here is that I tried to format it without using ...
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Bootable but kinda broken SSD -> Cloned SSD is not bootable

I have a 120GB SSD with Ubuntu installed that seems to be slowly failing. Every once in a while the root filesystem is mounted read-only and I need to run fsck in some sort of recovery console. So I ...
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Could ZFS fix silent corruption on a single drive with two mirrored partitions?

ZFS can detect silent data corruption (or "bitrot"); with a proper mirroring or raidz setup it may also repair such corruption. Thus, would it be possible to split a disk into two (or more) ...
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USB SSD drive corruption when moving it between Windows 10 and Windows 7 machines

I have a Samsung Portable SSD T5 (500GB) which has been formatted as an NTFS volume and contains my iTunes music library. For the majority of the time, I am using it on a Windows 10 system where I ...
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Is `badblocks` meaningful on compact flash cards?

I own ten (10) compact flash cards. The cards are industrial high quality ones. Because of some random system crashes I checked all 10 cards using badblocks: sudo badblocks -w -s -o badblocks-card1....
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Find chunks of all 0x55 or 0xAA on hard drive image and blank them?

This is a weird request, but I had a hard drive that I initially ran badblocks on and then stopped partway through. So it started out with part of the drive covered in 0xAA and another part of the ...
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Is there any way to fix incorrect file size?

I have two files that both the Windows operating system and Linux report as >700GB, when in fact my disk size is only 500GB, making it impossible for me to move it somewhere else. They were backed ...
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Fix corrupted exFAT upcase table manually

I have recently encountered the error "upcase table is not found" on my SD card formatted with exFAT, after it worked just fine the previous day. No tool I tried on Windows or Linux could ...
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Chkdsk Stage 3 Error but "Chkdsk /f" Fails to Execute Repair at Windows Restart

Summary: I have a volume corruption: Specifically, it is a chkdsk Stage 3 Error. At stage 3, Chkdsk verifies Security Descriptors and USN Journals. However, chkdsk /f repair fails to run at Windows ...
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SDCard constantly being corrupted

I posted this on stackexcange but people say it would be better to post here. So I copied and pasted I have an sd card and I normally use it on a chromebook and it has no problems, but when I put it ...
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How to reset windows 10? When drive is corrupted

How to reset my acer predator laptop? My C drive is corrupted as my laptop force shut down during an update. It's stuck in boot and won't go past troubleshooting screen. Tried: Alt+f10 to reset, no ...
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First NTFS boot sector corrupt, filesystem is RAW, successful repair - repeats after every reboot

I've had this happen on three different customer machines over the last few months, and for the life of me I can't figure out a lasting solution. In all cases, it appeared that the problem occurred ...
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Is there mitigation for the new NTFS corruption bug?

A recent announcement of a bug that causes corruption of an NTFS partition states: “…extract the ZIP file or simply look at a folder that contains a malicious shortcut and it will automatically ...
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Invisible subdirectory created by BoUML [duplicate]

I'm using BoUML 7.10, the latest version, on Windows 10 Professional at work. By default, it installs to C:\Program Files (x86)\BoUML (or something very similar). When a new project is created, it ...
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My luks encrypted image unlocks but fails to mount

I have a LUKS image which I decrypt, mount and save important documents to. Until recently, this was running fine, on an Ubuntu 19 machine. I shut this machine down, while the image was mounted, ...
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Why does CHKDSK find file system errors after formatting a disk?

I'm having trouble copy data to a brand new disk. I don't know yet if this is the result of the tools I've used, sequence of events during copying, or some issue with the files prior to being copied. ...
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Repair C Drive without formatting

Is there a way to temporarily repair a C drive (SSD) without the need to format? I tried running chkdsk C: /r /f /x both in normal mode and in safe mode, but I kept getting the message Cannot lock ...
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Windows 10 AppsFolder probably corrupted

Well, I got myself a problem: I wanted to temper some with the WindowsApps folder, changed permission to my account and now: None of the apps work anymore, e.g. mail None of the windows keyboard ...
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Random corruption of MFT in external drives require CHKDSK for fix

I have this problem for months now. I am getting my external drives MFT corrupt. When i run CHKDSK afterwards, most of the time i get the files back in their places. I have changed external disks + ...
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Corrupted FAT32 reinterpret file as folder

I am trying to recover data from a corrupted FAT32 filesystem. It was so severely damaged that it reinterpreted some files as folder contents. For instance, instead of a file names "FILE.DOC"...
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Trying to recover a NTFS corrupt partition

I'm stucked with the fixing of a NTFS partition, which I kind of recovered from the MFT backup using TestDisk 7.2-WIP on Windows 7, even so the partition recovered is corrupted. Applying on Debian ...
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Reset/format corrupt HDD with write protected partition

I screwed up the partition map on a removable HDD, corrupting it, and would like to reset it. The problem is that one of the partitions is write protected, and common solutions that merely do not work....
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Directory is not accessible: the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable

I have studied this post and that one which are about a whole device being corrupt. But in my case, only a single directory is corrupt: I'm using TestDisk to scan/repair the specific directory. It is ...
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Can I repair Windows 10 v1909 system files with a v2004 ISO?

I have a laptop running Windows 10 v1909 with system file corruption that DISM and SFC are not able to repair. Can I repair it with a v2004 ISO image, without upgrading to the newer version?
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Is semi-unlocked BitLocker drive data fully decrypted?

My BitLocker encrypted SSD went corrupt after I started to decrypt it. Is my data on the SSD still encrypted? It was in the early stages of the BitLocker decryption and the drive was never fully ...
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My flash drive got pulled out during I/O Write process and now is very heavily corrupted, not able to be fixed. Is it fixable? [duplicate]

I have an SanDisk 64GB USB Drive, and sadly, it got heavily corrupted. I was copying something over, and it got pulled out in middle of an I/O Write process, resulting in it being completely unusable. ...
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Corrupted data on SSD but tests passed

I am trying to find out why I've got corrupted data on a ext4 partition of LUKS encrypted SSD. I've run e2fsck /dev/mapper/disk1-root -y, then e2fsck -fcc /dev/mapper/disk1-root with this output: ...
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Cannot alter disk partitions with any tool on brand new PNY SSD

I have a brand new PNY 120gb SSD with less than 2 days of runtime since I opened the box. It is running in a Dell E6520 laptop with a fresh copy of Windows 10 Professional 64 bit. I installed this ...
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Strange SD Card "File Allocation Table" issue

I have lots of IoT devices running linux off an SD card, and for some reason they've all recently stopped working! To get to the bottom of the issue, I tested these SD cards in Windows laptop. The ...
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Consistent filesystem corruption

I'm running Debian 9 (Stretch), and recently I began to notice that on startup, my root filesystem / (mounted on a USB-attached SSD) began to show up as corrupted: [ 4.511127] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] ...
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8GB USB drive shows 8MB size, can't format

TL;DR: The USB is 8GB, it doesn't have any physical lock. It is a goku doll and it was a gift for my friend, there isn't any brand. Chip Genius says that it is generic. It is saying that it has 8MB ...
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micro SD card is not detected anywhere and needs to be formatted

I have a brand new 128GB SanDisk micro SD card that I was trying to setup for modding my switch. After the process of partitioning it and placing it in my switch, the SD card would no longer be ...
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How can I check Windows 10 driver's health (if they are corrupted)?

recently my PC suffered from unexpected power off and, since then, some of the apps of my W10 computer started having frequent crashes. This behavior isn't new: up till 2 months ago I was facing the ...
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I just partially wiped out an external hard disk drive

I was installing Windows 10, so I cleared the C:/ partition on my internal hard drive, only then to be greeted by the message: Windows cannot be installed on this disk. The selected disk has an MBR ...
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Corrupted windows file system after upgrading ubuntu nautilus

Currently, I'm ended up with a separate and shared NTFS partition with possible of ~49GB data lose. the partition is shared between Windows10(1903) and Ubuntu 16.04. It must have happened after ...
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Why do I see different files in PowerShell and Windows Explorer?

Today while processing some files in Jupyter Notebook, I found that the list of files in Jupyter Notebook was not keeping up with what I was seeing in my file browser. A similar thing was happening ...
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IMVFH is compressed - meaning?

Windows 7 SP1, fully updated every Tuesday when MS ships them, on an old Q9800 quad which has ticked along nicely for years with very little on it except a couple of automated low-impact tasks I have ...
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Multiple files copied to Windows corrupted, each appear to fill HDD free space

I am facing an issue where pictures copied from a Samsung smartphone (Android) to a PC have somehow been corrupted. The pictures are in JPG format, and appear as such in the folder they were copied to....
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