Copy bad HD to a good HD

Jan Litwiński jlitwinski at vp.pl
Tue Jan 5 14:07:11 UTC 2010


G'day Karl,

* Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> [100105 14:58] wrote:
> Conny Enstrom wrote:
> > 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)?
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >>
> >> 73 Karl
> >>
> >>
> > 
> > If you can't mount it and read it you can use 'testdisk' to copy files.
> > 
> > 
> 
> 	Where do I find testdisk?


Testdisk you can find on the SystenRescueCd

http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page


-- 
Janek
http://janek.wroc.prv.pl/




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