Copy bad HD to a good HD

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 14:26:53 UTC 2010


Jan Litwiñski wrote:
> 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
> 
> 
	Very good and thank you. I will look for it on the 9.10 LiveCD.


73 Karl


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