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  • HexWalk – Hex Editor/Viewer/Analyzer
    How does it compare to HxD? - Source: Hacker News / about 2 months ago
  • 2 TB SSD turned to 1TB SSD by repair software, is there a way to get the files recovered?
    By the sound of what happened it's possible that all files residing in the last 1TB got TRIMMed ( by first aid. Can you check the corrupted videos with a hex editor (for example to see if they contain any information at all? If they got trimmed there will be large swathes of either 0xff or 0x00. Source: 4 months ago
  • Bakugan Battle Brawlers Save File Editing Helper (Wii/PS3 and potentially other console versions)
    You don't need to know anything about Hex-Editing to use this. You are only required to know how to copy-paste. That being said, you will need a Hex-Editor program and to know your save-file's location. I personally use HxD: Source: 10 months ago
  • Visual Boy Advance Saving As 64KB Instead Of 128KB - Doesn't Work On Cartridge
    Also, notepad is only good for editing text, not binary files. You should use a hex editor. I personally use HxD. I also found this online hex editor called Source: 10 months ago
  • Can't leave, can't die.
    Anyway, due to the sheer size of the saves, I'd recommend using a hex editor like HxD rather than a text editor. Hex editors typically operate on just a small buffer at any given time, so opening and paging through the file is very fast. In theory, this might slow down full-file operations like a full text search, but in practice it doesn't seem to matter in this case. I opened a 100MB save that hasn't been... Source: 11 months ago
  • MP4 repair file
    Open the file with a hex editor such as HxD and let us know if the file is just all zeros, or if data is present. Source: 11 months ago
  • Who can access the vault when it is unlocked?
    You can try it yourself. Download a memory inspector/editor utility (e.g., HxD, which is a reputable freeware utility), run it as User, and open the memory used by the Bitwarden process; search for any password or other stored secret, and you will see it in plaintext in the memory. Source: 11 months ago
  • Reading and altering a bin file
    You can use a hex editor like this Source: 12 months ago
  • Unknown USB Files - How to view?
    Use a computer with internet to download one and copy it across. This one works well with large files Source: 12 months ago
  • TSW-760 Missing Micro SD Card
    Something else to consider, though not as important on a touch panel as a processor, but the image you make is going to bring over the working TSW's mac address and serial number. Use a hex editor to find and replace the value with your device's info. Source: about 1 year ago
  • can someone describe to me how half-life save files work? Its a big ask but I just saw "pe" "blood" and "rape" and now Im curious
    Also, you might find a hex editor works better for opening those kinds of files than notepad. I personally use HxD. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Recover video files
    Check the hex contents of the files to see if they actually contain data, or are full of 0's or other repeating bytes. You can do this with DMDE, or using a standalone hex-editor such as HxD: Source: about 1 year ago
  • Photo recovery issue
    Files which have been deleted from an SSD are often unrecoverable due to TRIM. Look up "SSD TRIM" for more info. Files which appear to have been "recovered" after a TRIM command has run, will typically be full of 0's or other non-original data. You can check this by examining your recovered files with a hex editor, such as HxD. Source: about 1 year ago
  • HELP! Recover accidently Deleted Footage worth 600GB
    Both recovery tools that you tried are crap-tier, however we can potentially still glean some useful information from them. Take a handful of the recovered files and open them with a hex editor (such as HxD: If the files are full of 0's, then that data has already been TRIM'd. You will not be able to repair these, as there is no actual data inside, and you will unlikely get a... Source: about 1 year ago
  • Deobsfucate
    When you say "hex editor site", do you mean an online one? If so, I don't know of any. As for programs you can install on Windows, you may for example want to try HxD or XVI32. Source: about 1 year ago
  • How screwed am I?
    If you open the drive in a hex editor such as hxd you will probably see nothing but 00. Source: about 1 year ago
  • How do I get certain pieces of data from a binary file
    There are plenty of hex editors. This one I’ve used a lot: Source: over 1 year ago
  • I lost 8 months worth of progress on my unity game.
    You could try something like Recuva to see if there is an older copy somewhere. If you didn't reboot the machine since, you could try using HxD to check the RAM (menu "Extras"/"Open RAM"), your pagefile, or even your whole disk for at least fragments of your code (if you remember some of it, search for that). I've managed to help a couple of people with these before, but it was something that happened in the same... Source: over 1 year ago
  • R-Undelete Tells Me my deleted files each have a 'Good' recovery chance, but none of them work.
    If you open some of your "recovered" files in a hex editor (, you will likely see all 0's or other repeating byte patterns. If this is the case, then nothing can be done through software to solve this, and AFAIK not even professional tools can recover TRIM'd data from these drives. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Files recovered via Recuva are all corrupt. Is this fixable?
    This is an SSHD (hybrid SSD/Hard drive). These almost always include TRIM functionality (just like SSD's) which can make intentionally deleted, or in this case reformatted, files unrecoverable. Examine a handful of your problematic recovered files with a hex editor such as HxD. If the files are mostly or entirely filled with 0's or other repeating byte patterns, this would indicate that the data has already... Source: over 1 year ago
  • Restore deleted excel file but now i get various error!
    You can try scanning with any of the program mentioned above, again I prefer DMDE for this because it will let you recover the file for free so you can actually test it. You can check the data content of the file with a hex editor such as HxD, or most data recovery programs will have a hex viewer for files as well. TRIM'd files will typically be filled with 0's or other repeating bytes. Although since some... Source: over 1 year ago

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