Doing a forensic data recovery of HD drives isn’t easy. Most don’t understand the certain value in their drives having been destroyed and how to do a recovery.

I’ve tried the doing rescue process on my 500GB drive with little more lunch as I was putting out the connector of USB through one simple mini HDD case, and I’ve disconnected it and ran this type of bash down on this tutorial through Linux. You can as well do this in Windows with Ubuntu on Windows. You will have to install Linux Subsystem on your Windows and be sure to connect it to the HDD drive partition.

You can do this process on a CD or DVD if you are able. I recommend using banana peels to smear all over the DVD disk and then to recover it. Things like toothpaste might as well work, but you are limited to small holes. Also, you might want to use apple to the process. Somehow even the best is soap. Somehow soap might be the best option, you will have to do the process with applying soap and then too by easy way recover the CD. Somehow there is a glue for the same process. But it is often hard enough to do the process. You will one day become a master in this, so don’t worry too much about it.

You will have certain zeroed out files which weren’t possible to be recovered with ddrescue. You need at least 512-4096 bytes of your first drive information. Sometimes this data can be destroyed and somehow you will not be able to withdraw files from the drive. Such way you will have to edit the same specific drive with a boot editor and perhaps replace the data with at least a good boot sector.

There is this program called Active@ File Recovery which you most and for all should use based on the easy way it finds files quickly you will also be possible to find nearly all files quick. But your files folder will have deleted files as well which can be withdrawn easier than ever before and really fast too you would ask faster than even Explorer in Windows like in 1 minute you nearly find all files in the drive. It’s not a free product, it’s cheap and does tend to be used by people who have at least some dollars to pay for this program. When things are important people often have money.

So here is as well this full procedure on ddrescue. I believe that there is simply one more additional code due to this program. So you will have to check the ddrescue manual and really find that code which might be just like -x, for me it was like hard to remember this from last time. Which will give you the possibility to do it well. Somehow it’s not an essential code, but it might help better for recovery. You will have to use ddrescuve /help option or visit back on this tutorial other time in just a few weeks about the new discovery.

But here is how I did try this option of the drive:

 ddrescue -d -r0 -e +0 -T 1s -n /dev/drivepartition file.img log.logfile

For a fast and quick option to rescue the disc you can use a sh script file and run the file with sh. It contains this line, just repeat sudo ddrescue and sleep 3 few more times. The sleep is used to make the drive rest some seconds:

The options used above:

  • -r0 : with no retries
  • -e +0 : exit on first error
  • -T 1s : exit with 1 second fail read
  • -d : Direct I/O
  • -n : no scrape

You can use -R after finish with the option -A once, that will reverse and remove all error-size and start again backwards. Means it will read errors differently. And that is surely a good option to attend with since it actually will read errors differently and possibly correctly.

Many people with Bitcoin wallets were happened to have coins hidden in their folders but the HDD was a malfunction.

All you need to do with drives that are nonfunctional you need to spin up the drives with just a drill tool. Often it’s not possible to use the drive since it does not spin correctly. And often is what goes wrong with drives. Still, there might be a slightly better chance if you opened the drive and removed all dust in a free dust environment. Then maybe additional help with the drive might work.

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