Puppy linux for data recovery, mouse and keyboard stop working

By Floyd7578
Apr 18, 2010
  1. I am trying to use puppy to recover data from my XP SP3. I can get the puppy to load by entering puppy pfix=ram,noram. The system loads and I can start to search the drives, the keyboard and mouse work for about a minute and then they stop responding. Any clue as to why they stop responding?
     
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

    don;t know why but might be easier to just try the latest Knoppix See [post=766270]How to recover your folders/files when Windows won’t boot[/post]
     
  3. waterproof

    waterproof TS Booster Posts: 208

    Mine worked when I used it, try a data recovery software instead?
     
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