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A [[forensic investigator]] uses techniques that can '''recover bad data''' in order to recover data from a [[disk drive]] that is malfunctioning.
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Man shot dead at vehicle checkpoint
 
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A man has been shot dead by police at a vehicle checkpoint in Northern Ireland. Officers fired a number of rounds during the incident on Church Street in Ballynahinch, County Down. The man shot dead was the  in Ballynahinch, County Down. The man shot dead was the
One popular program for recovering bad data is [[SpinRite]]. This program works by turning off the disk drive's own data recovery technology and repeatedly re-reading each ''bad'' sector, with the hope that a good read may eventually happen.
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The [[dd_rescue]] program can't recover from ''bad'' sectors, but it can skip around a disk and recover data that is still mostly good. [[dd_rescue]] reads the disk forwards until it finds an error; it then goes to the end of the disk and reads backwards. The [[aimage]] advanced disk imager implements a similar algorithm.
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Revision as of 08:47, 16 April 2006

Man shot dead at vehicle checkpoint A man has been shot dead by police at a vehicle checkpoint in Northern Ireland. Officers fired a number of rounds during the incident on Church Street in Ballynahinch, County Down. The man shot dead was the in Ballynahinch, County Down. The man shot dead was the