Last year a drug induced computer tech accidentally formatted my hard drive. It's a very long story and it all started with me trying to do a backup that wouldn't work.
So on this day this man copied every file I have on my 4 internal hard drives onto 1 of the drives. He then formatted that drive and not the other ones like he was supposed to.
So I lost everything I have ever had on the computer.
He did a recovery which got back most but not all of my files ( I had an old backup with photos on it as well but nothing had been backed up for about 6 months. So i got back everything from that back up.
All of the files that were recovered have been renamed File and put in folders of 300 each. There are 66000.
I have been slowly sorting them but obviously don't have the original names.
Another recovery was tried by another computer store. They recovered the folders all named but the photos won't open.
Firstly is there anyway I can sort the photo files back to how they were?
Secondly can I somehow fix the photos that are in named folders but won't open? It says this file is damaged or corrupted. I have downloaded a couple of trial and free programs to try this but nothing has worked so far.
Does anyone have any other suggestions?