PhotoRec – Select Specific Sector

For any reason you want to start PhotoRec at a specific sector. You could do so as follow:

  1. Run PhotoRec, let it run for couple minutes and stop it.
  2. Run PhotoRec again and select “Y” to resume the last session. If this works, stop and quit again.
  3. Open and change the sector range. Each sector range will be on each line. Delete them all and put the range that you wish to search for and save it.
  4. Run PhotoRec again, and put “Y”. It will run for couple seconds to minutes, then switch to your desired range.

This works for me. I hope it works for you as well.

How to Recover Deleted Files using PhotoRec

You accidentally deleted files or formatted your disk or partition. You want to recover your lost files. You could use PhotoRec to recover them. PhotoRec is a powerful file carver which can search bit by bit and ignores the file system and goes after the underlying data, so it will still work even if your media’s file system has been severely damaged or reformatted. The following instruction will help you to recover your lost files.

Step 1: Download PhotoRec

Step 2: Run photorec_win.exe

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How to Install PHP OAuth Library

OAuth is an authorization protocol built on top of HTTP which allows applications to securely access data without having to store usernames and passwords. The following will guide you to install the PHP OAuth library.

  1. Download PHP OAuth 1.2.3 DLL Thread Safe (TS) x86
  2. Extra and copy “php_oauth.dll” to “C:\php\ext
  3. Open php.ini and add the following under the windows extensions part after “;extension=php_xsl.dll
  4. Save php.ini and restart the web server and check phpinfo(). The new extension should now have its own section.
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