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revised Looking for a good SNMP Browser to run under Windows
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25
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24
comment Rescue data from damaged hard disk
@Lexsys: Thanks. I think SpinRite goes much deeper, by going below the sector level and by the deliberate relocation of the drive's read/write head. gddrescue has a different philosphy, trying to do as little work as possible on the damanged places in order to reduce the risk of total failure. This is a valid argument; SpinRite's operations can push a drive over the edge and that could happen in your case. But on average I think SpinRite is much better.
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comment Rescue data from damaged hard disk
@Lexsys: Partial recovery of a sector is supported (instead of discarding the entire sector). From grc.com/srrecovery.htm: " ... with this "mostly correct" now-readable sector so that all but a few data bits of the file can still be read and used. This is obviously a huge improvement over losing the entire file due to one of its sectors being completely unreadable.