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Old 12-21-2015, 04:07 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Recover overwritten files in linux


how to recover overwritten file and store in to back up file
 
Old 12-21-2015, 04:20 AM   #2
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Recover overwritten files in linux

Have a look there : http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
 
Old 12-21-2015, 04:30 AM   #3
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If it has actually been overwritten it is unrecoverable.
If it has been unlinked (deleted) and the data remains in unwritten "free space" then recovery is possible.
 
Old 12-21-2015, 05:14 AM   #4
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You will need to stop using that partition immediately or risk it really being overwritten.
 
Old 12-21-2015, 05:32 AM   #5
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+1 for Testdisk.

If Testdisk doesn't work, Photorec from the same developers may do so - it looks at the underlying raw data in order to recover files. In either case, save any restored files to another drive.
 
  


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