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Forum: Sony May 6, 2011, 7:12 AM
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As a general rule of thumb, I only use gnu rescue...

As a general rule of thumb, I only use gnu rescue for that purpose (making a disk image backup), since it works around "hard errors" better than most. I have used dd_rescue before (similar but...
Forum: Sony May 6, 2011, 6:05 AM
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Posted By JimC
That's your best bet. Personally, I always...

That's your best bet. Personally, I always reformat media after *every* reuse using a camera's menu choice for format, no exceptions. That insures that I always start out with a fresh FAT, just the...
Forum: Sony May 5, 2011, 1:42 PM
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Posted By JimC
OK... I misunderstood you. Sorry about that. ...

OK... I misunderstood you. Sorry about that.

Reading your post again, it sounds like you're talking about the internal storage in a camera versus on your computer's hard drive.

When you said...
Forum: Sony May 5, 2011, 1:27 PM
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Posted By JimC
What do you mean by "Windows 7 tried to repair it...

What do you mean by "Windows 7 tried to repair it without success"?

If you've got a damaged file system, or a failing hard drive, I'd strongly advise that you do not attempt to run any utilities...
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