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Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2017
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
Have come across another twist. Since this...

Have come across another twist.

Since this is a 2TB HDD used by Dish Network, if I use a larger size HDD then I need to move data back to a 2TB disk. and these disks would be Linux partitioned...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
Hello, Looked at ddrescue and amazingly it...

Hello,

Looked at ddrescue and amazingly it seems that things will work nearly the same. App has a new interface but the following command still should do the trick.

My only question is - Last...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
Hello jumanji, Thank you for your comments. ...

Hello jumanji,

Thank you for your comments.

Yes need to look more into ddrescue and also get a larger HDD.

Will see how it goes.

Thanks again
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
You guys are so right. I'd completely...

You guys are so right.

I'd completely forgotten the steps and need to review once more as there is yet again a need to do so.

Some twists:
Failing drive sometimes shows up in Disk Mgt and...
Forum: Software 08 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By nkaufman
Attached my internal WD HDD to another PC...

Attached my internal WD HDD to another PC (running Win-7 64-bit) via a USB to IDE/SATA connector.

Ran CCleaner but keep getting CRC - data error cyclic redundancy check.

Any...
Forum: Software 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By nkaufman
Thanks for the information, definitely need to...

Thanks for the information, definitely need to look at the various options that have been suggested.

One question that I have is - is there a limitation of these tools while wiping a failing HDD...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 58,643
Posted By nkaufman
Excellent post. If I may, I think 'Disk...

Excellent post.

If I may, I think 'Disk cleanup' or 'Compact' should be the first step (while VM is shutdown) before defragging. Don't know what your opinion is on this.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By nkaufman
Thank you for your assistance. marking thread as...

Thank you for your assistance. marking thread as solved.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Sep 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By nkaufman
Thank you for your assistance. SFC worked...

Thank you for your assistance.

SFC worked fine. No errors.

Attached is the sfcdetails log.

Thank you again.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
To be more specific, all we need is how to get to...

To be more specific, all we need is how to get to logfile/mapfile. I think we have a few viewer tools that we can use to view the logs but first need to get our hands on that darn log :D

Perhaps...
Forum: Software 25 Sep 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By nkaufman
[/LIST][/QUOTE] Thanks. Any points...

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Thanks.

Any points to keep in mind while using dban? Any to-do or not to-do pointers?

I'll be using to attach my failing HDD via USB and use dban cd to erase external HDD....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Sep 2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,202
Posted By nkaufman
Should have specified that Source/Destination...

Should have specified that Source/Destination disks were Failing HDD/Replacement HDD respectively.

ddrescue was run from the bootable flash drive.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
jumanji - Looking at the examples from -...

jumanji -

Looking at the examples from - GNU ddrescue Manual (http://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/manual/ddrescue_manual.html)

Example 1: Rescue a whole disc with two ext2 partitions...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Sep 2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,202
Posted By nkaufman
Hello, I was in a similar boat last week...

Hello,

I was in a similar boat last week per following post:
https://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/331869-best-method-tool-cloning-failing-hdd-data-recovery.html

I used bootable...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
I did run ddrescue uninterrupted. Also,...

I did run ddrescue uninterrupted.

Also, looked at the post you mentioned and I see that dragonballz4 (like Anshad) mounted the folder to save the log. Perhaps if another user who's used ddrescue...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
Jumanji - I was thinking that perhaps we have to...

Jumanji - I was thinking that perhaps we have to use the syntax that Anshad was using to set up a folder on the flash drive to save recovery.log else it is gone when system is booted.

Can someone...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
Thanks. will try that. If I can get to the...

Thanks. will try that.

If I can get to the log then I'll see if I can use (in Windows) the following to view the log
ddrescueview from Sourceforge

Seems to be a nice utility for...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
All thanks to you. In my opinion, we should...

All thanks to you.

In my opinion, we should have your steps in a sticky or in a wiki somewhere that would help people a lot. If I can get to the log file and view it in Windows then I can...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
Thanks. will try that. If I can get to the...

Thanks. will try that.

If I can get to the log then I'll see if I can use (in Windows) the following to view the log
ddrescueview from Sourceforge

Seems to be a nice utility for Windows
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
Was looking at Disk Management and see the...

Was looking at Disk Management and see the following. Hope everything looks ok.

Thanks,
Forum: General Discussion 23 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
Ran ddrescue (via flash drive) based on jumanji's...

Ran ddrescue (via flash drive) based on jumanji's instruction in an earlier post in this thread.

So do I need to boot using the flash drive and come to Unix prompt? If so, then what commands do I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Sep 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By nkaufman
Thank you very much for looking into this. Will...

Thank you very much for looking into this. Will wait for your fix.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
Yes, I have windows laptop and I was trying to...

Yes, I have windows laptop and I was trying to look for that file. So, how can I look at the Recovery.log file generated by ddrescue?

Could it be that as soon as I got SMART error, I minimized...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Sep 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By nkaufman
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix

Hello,

ran sfc and got the following:
--Begin-------
Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete....
Forum: General Discussion 22 Sep 2015
Replies: 94
Views: 110,740
Posted By nkaufman
One thing I forgot to ask. I checked the...

One thing I forgot to ask.

I checked the flash drive but did not see recovery.log file. does it get destroyed after ddrescue is done?
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