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Old 07-18-2010, 06:07 AM   #1
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TestDisk advice please


TestDisk advice please

Hi,

I made some errors and, it seems, saved some files to an un-partitiond sdc which i cant access.

In Testdisc I selected None, for partition, then p, to list files, (instead of Enter to continue) and can see all the relevant directories. However there dosen't seem to be an option to see what's in the directories, and when i press c, to copy one dir, It recursively copies a small number of sub-dir and there contents to my home untill it fills up my space. Can you tell me what i should do to stop this, and have i lost the remaning contents of my dirs.

Thank for your time
 
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there dosen't seem to be an option to see what's in the directories,
Use the arrow keys and enter to navigate through the directory structure.


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and when i press c, to copy one dir, It recursively copies a small number of sub-dir and there contents to my home untill it fills up my space. Can you tell me what i should do to stop this, and have i lost the remaning contents of my dirs.
I don't understand what you mean. What is your problem? That it copies a small number of subdirectories instead of all subdirectories? That it fills up space in your /home? If you know what you need then why not just navigate through the directories and only save those files?
 
Old 07-18-2010, 06:46 AM   #3
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Thanks for your help. I think i can see all the files now. The 1st time i pressed copy, it coppied a few files again and again, inside each other until it filled up my hdd. I hav'nt had time to figure out how to coppy across singular copies of directories and there contents.
 
  


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