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@@ -6,12 +6,16 @@ The Windows version of TestDisk & PhotoRec should work under
- Windows Vista
- Windows Server 2008
- Windows 7
+On Windows 64-bit, WoW64 (Windows 32-bit On Windows 64-bit) is required to run
+these 32-bit executables.
+For Windows 64-bit without WoW64, use the Windows 64-bit version of TestDisk
+& PhotoRec.
If you are using an older version of Windows, run the DOS version of TestDisk.
You can download it from
TestDisk doesn't need to be installed, you only need to
-- extract the directory "win" and its subdirectory "win\c"
+- extract the files
- run testdisk_win.exe or photorec_win.exe
TestDisk & PhotoRec documentation can be found online: