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How to Recover data from Hard disk, USB flash drive or SD card?

12 Dec

How to Recover data from Hard disk, USB flash drive or SD card

[sociallocker id=”1063″] #1. Download Testdisk for Windows, Linux or Mac from here. Plug in your USB flash drive, SD card or External Hard disk.

#2. Extract the zip file and open the file called Photorec, (Run as Administrator) it will open a Command Prompt. [/sociallocker]

#3. Now select a media, which you want to recover and press “Enter”.

Select a Media

Note : If you see the message “Please select the partition table type”, you need to select Intel for Windows and press Enter.

#4. You will see “To recover lost files, PhotoRec need to know the filesystem type where the file were stored”, choose other for Windows and Mac and ext2/ext3 for Linux, press Enter.

Recovered file type

#5. Next you’ll see “Do you want to save recovered files in….”, type Y and press Enter.
Testdisk recovery software

#6. The software recovering the files and save it to the destination folder. It will take around 10 min for 8 GB Pen drive to recover data.

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