So I blue screen, and run scandisk to make sure everything that was opened gets properly closed, indexed, etc.
It tells me that I’ve recovered file fragments that go into directories found.001 found.002 etc. The file names are file0000.chk, file0001.chk etc. They’re in multiples of 4k, represent one or a string of sectors.
First, what causes these fragments to become lost? Is it random? Were they from open files at the time of the crash?
Second, is there anything I’m supposed to actually do with these? Opening some of these, they’re plain text, but most are just random binaries. Are these now chunks randomly missing from programs that now might malfunction? Am I supposed to restore these somehow, or are they just there for my perusal?