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  1. My PC is dead. The hard drive has been corrupted and I can’t recover it. I don’t have any backups because our NAS ran out of space. One of the drives on the NAS has also failed.

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    2. AndalayBay


      The second pass is done. I have no idea how to compare the files from the two passes to see how many files are duplicates. The OS is non-functional. I might be able to use my Mac but that’s a pain. Anyway I have lots of files to check, so hopefully the stuff I care about is there.

    3. Schtearn


      You can always try WinMerge for the diff- it will do binary as well- not sure about the file size limits though.

    4. AndalayBay


      Yeah I use Winmerge all the time. The problem is that all the executables are on the dead drive, so nothing like that will run. I might be able to use my husband’s machine. The recovered files are on the network, so I might be able to run Winmerge on his machine.