FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[recover]

Command: recover

RECOVER resolves sector problems on a file or a disk. Please read the warnings below before working with recover.


RECOVER [drive][path]file RECOVER [drive] RECOVER [/?] drive The drive letter, e.g. C: path The directory, e.g. \example\ file The file, e.g. test.txt


/? Shows the help.


When entering a file RECOVER will clean that file of any bad clusters. When entering a disk all files on the disk will be cleared of bad clusters. WARNING: when entering a disk all the file names on the disk will dissapear! Please note: You should *NOT* be using this utility! This utility only works on FAT12 and FAT16 - not on FAT32!


recover a: recover c:\example\test.txt

See also:

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