Copy bad HD to a good HD
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Tue Jan 5 12:02:05 UTC 2010
Karl F. Larsen skrev:
> I have an old HD that will not boot up and show windows, but
> does run. I would like to copy as much as possible from the
> bad to the good HD.
> First I thought about dd. It looks like $ dd if=/dev/scd
> of=/media/disk/backup bs=2048 conv=notrunc and it looks like
> it might work.
> I also have condaliza-live latest version on a cd-rom. I am
> not sure just how to use this.
> Does anyone have a suggestion on these or other methods to
> get data off of a bad Hard Drive (HD)?
> 73 Karl
If you can't mount it and read it you can use 'testdisk' to copy files.
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