4
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3answers
594 views

Recovering with DDRescue Cannot Complete (write error: Read-only file system)

I'm trying to recover a corrupt VDI using vdfuse to mount the VDI and using dd_rescue to rescue the borked partition. dd_rescue seems to be working fine but once it reached about half of the ...
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1answer
71 views

Recover snap server data

Hi I have a snap server 110 the machine powers on ok and the healthcheck passes but unable to connect no responce on the assigned ip or any ability to reach the device via the snap server manager. ...
5
votes
1answer
819 views

Is there way to read sectors from SATA drive without ECC correction?

I know, there was such possibility like that in old ATA standards: "READ LONG" command produced LBA sector + ECC payload. sg_read_long supports in in linux, but the command is obsolete for quite a ...
8
votes
1answer
530 views

Recover data from SCSI hard disk

We've got an old server with SCSI hard disk. The server crashed last week and it isn't exactly known what hardware component is damaged. Since the server is due to be retired anyway we don't want to ...
1
vote
1answer
334 views

How to restore files from harddrive with CRC (cyclic redundancy check) error

Greetings! Does anyone know the way to restore files from harddrive, that reports CRC (cyclic redundancy check) errors on acquiring file lists (even cmd's dir command). Thanks in advance! Update OS: ...
3
votes
4answers
6k views

Dell PowerEdge 2800 Logical Disk Failure: Any Possible Recovery?

I was noticing a issues with the server. Usually Microsoft Updates that have downloaded, but are waiting to be installed can cause this. Before applying the updates and restarting, I ran several ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

XENServer hard disk crashed - Save my soul

Hey... I am in the worst possible situation. Any help is like saving my soul and even more... I had a machine on which Citrix Xen Server was installed and had three VMs and I was working on those ...
2
votes
1answer
177 views

Is there a risk of data loss on RAID1 when RAID controller stops working?

I heard that using RAID5 or RAID6 can be problematic: if RAID controller stops working, there is too much pain to recover the data when you do not have another controller of the same type. Now, is it ...
2
votes
4answers
316 views

Data Recovery Software (Formatted Hard Drive)

Well... I'd really appreciate your help on this one. It's like this: someone decided to reinstall Windows on his PC, but did not make any backups, and there are a lot of things (well... photos, ...
10
votes
8answers
8k views

Physically Identify the failed hard drive

So, let's say your server had 6 healthy hard drives. A drive fails (will not mount/detect, drops out of raid with errors) or is failing (SMART getting worse, etc). You need to swap out the bad ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

SpinRite and USB blues - does a solution exist?

I use SpinRite to recover hard disks and their content, and to a lesser degree for preventive maintenance. However, if a USB drive (USB thumb drive and/or external hard disk with a USB interface) is ...
1
vote
3answers
336 views

ntfs header files recovery

I have an external harddisk attached to an airport wireless router and somewhat after a few read and writes it is corrupted I tried to attach that to my mac and I can't fix it. It looks like the ...
0
votes
6answers
2k views

Low level hard disk analysis tools

I have a NTFS drive from a Windows 2008 server machine which has a few bad sectors. I have the drive mounted in Linux. When I do a list (ls) in /media/hda2/Users/Jason it dosnt give me a complete ...
5
votes
5answers
13k views

How do you repair a damaged or corrupt partition?

I have a user with an external hard drive that is no longer recognised: the drive letter does not appear in My Computer. The drive is a Western Digital My Book Essential Edition (WD2500C032) With ...
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3answers
138 views

Recommendations for network data recovery tool?

I'm looking for a decent tool that will not only allow me to recover files off of a local hard disk, but off of remote, network accessible hard disks as well. Do such tools exist? A free tool is ...