I have a new 3TB WD MyBook Essential and after doing a backup I ended up with 132,359 files and 12,719 folders corrupted and unusable because their file names or their paths were to long ! Is there any way to rename and recover them or software available to do it ? The files are mostly family photos and documents and it would be a huge loss.
there are plenty of utilities that can do the job…
you can use TestDisk but there are many others that you can find online
probably the best out there is R-studio. but make sure you dont save recovered data onto same drive as you recovering
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Thanks for the reply,
I have my problem almost sorted out using a combination of Testdisk and the command prompt in MS- DOS.
good job :smiley: