linc on 30 Mar 2010 17:40:53 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] dying hd?

jeff wrote:
> I had a laptop hd with some bad sectors.  I put in a new hd and went to 
> copy the good files over and naturally there was a problem.  fsck ate 
> the file structure and sent it to lost&found.
> I have been running testdisk, which seems to find the files but will in 
> no way let me copy them somewhere.  It glosses right over where to copy 
> and won't let me select any files or dirs.  I have checked their wiki 
> and the program isn't working as advertised.
> Before I screw things up (further), I'm dd-ing the entire thing to a 
> backup file.
> What is a safe recovery program?
> Thanks.

I seem to remember hearing about people using this:

-Linc Fessenden

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