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:blink: I have a problem with the Deep Scan option of Recuva, in that it causes the program to stop working. I am using a Vista home operating system, on a user account with admin rights.


A Microsoft Windows error message is displayed - " Recuva has stopped working. A problem has caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available


Recuva works fine when the 'deep scan' mode is not chosen.


I have opened Recuva in the debug mode and copied and pasted what I think is the error log below.


[2008-04-22 11:31:48] [iNFO ] Recuva v1.13.304

[2008-04-22 11:31:48] [iNFO ] System Info: MS Windows Vista SP1, Intel Core2 CPU 4400 @ 2.00GHz, 1.0GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS

[2008-04-22 11:31:55] [iNFO ] No update available

[2008-04-22 11:34:00] [iNFO ] Boot sector:



















[2008-04-22 11:34:00] [iNFO ] Reading MFT

[2008-04-22 11:34:00] [iNFO ] Reading files



Yes ladies and gentlemen. It makes no sense to me either :huh:


Can anyone shed a light on this problam?

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I think that the deep scan is a little flaky at the moment. I've just run a deep scan up to 1% and cancelled it, then set Recuva back to no deep scan, and it failed in stage 2 and went into not responding mode. Cancelled it and reran OK.


There must be more than two users playing with this, no?

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I've just used the 'Deep Scan' on my 1GB XD-PictureCard. It took around 10 minutes, but it works OK.


It just doesn't work with my C Hard drive. I've tried beta versions 1.13.307 and 1.13.308 and still no luck. V1.13.308 froze completely and after an hour of 0% progress I cancelled the program.


I've tried to use Recuva on a non-admin user account and still no joy.


Any joy out there?

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Now why didn't I think of that? I've deep scanned a 512 mb flash drive with no probs in around 30 secs, found another 160 files. Nothing interesting though!

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