how to use recovered files?

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how to use recovered files?

Post by ucontrol » Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:40 pm

I am new to "Data Recovery" and am trying to recover a wealth of videos of my grandchildren growing up. I experenced an episode with my D-Link network storage unit which resulted in both the HD's in the unit being reformatted by the D-Link software. I contacted D-Link and they recommended R Studio Data Recovery software to recover the files. I removed the HD's from the D-Link unit and placed them one at a time into my desktop together with a blank HD. My question is this when R Studio is finished scanning the subject HD I right click on the results and click restore or recover. This results in many files being written to the blank HD. I have tried in vain to view these files. I have tried VLC but it could not open them. I tried converting the files to an avi format which allowed the files to open with VLC but the video would break up or hang up all the time. Any ideas?

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Re: how to use recovered files?

Post by Alt » Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:40 am

Most likely the videos are recovered incorrectly. It's necessary to find out why.
Which model is that D-link network storage? How the disks were configured and how did you do that recovery?

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Re: how to use recovered files?

Post by ucontrol » Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:48 pm

The D-Link storage devices are model no. DNS-320. The discs on one were configured as Raid 1 on the other they were configured as two separate drives.
I did the recovery by selecting the HD in the left window and pressing the "Scan" button.
When the program finished, after many hours, I had a field of data on the right window that looked like a "de frag" field and a list of "Recovered" sections on the left window.
I then right clicked on each of the "recovered" sections listed on the left window and found that one of them that opened a window that had a command something like "Recover" listed.
I selected this command and after a few hours it created, on the blank HD I selected, Many folders some of which contain files that look like video files with extension like...FLV, mp4,avi...etc. The files are of the same general size as the originals.
As I mentioned none of the files, in any folder or format, will open with VLC. A couple of the files in one of the folders will sort of open with the
"Wondershare Video Converter" program but it is very choppy.

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Re: how to use recovered files?

Post by Alt » Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:52 am

As I understand, the disks were configured as a mirror in the DNS-320, and as two separate drives in the computer where R-Studio is installed.
Can you attach the screenshot of R-Studio's main panel with the scan results?

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