*nix tools for recovering data
Friend's 2.5" hd crapped out, no backups of course.
I have the machine powered off.
What are the steps I should take to recover as much data as possible? Connect it internally to a desktop (might need to buy an adapter for that) or use a usb interface to minimize powered on time?
What are the *nix utils that can scour an ntfs or fat32 filesystem for any signs of life?
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