virtual server corrupted d drive
Posted on 2009-05-04
We've been running hyper V and our virtual file server had an unusual crash. I lost connection to my shared folders and when I logged into the server and tried to open the d drive I got the error message this folder is corrupt and unreadable run checkdisk to check for disk consistancy. I rebooted the server and let checkdisk run. after the server came up there was no D drive. I went into disk management and assigned d back to the partition, but there was no files on the d drive after I opened it. I bought some software called total recall data recovery and ran a scan overnight, it looks like it found the files, but they do not have the original names. they are named file1.doc on up to a few thousand. Does anyone know how this crash could have happened? Does anyone know how I can find out the original name of the file or where they were located in the file structure? If someone knows of a different software package that would do better for the recovery that would be great also.