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Lost Files When Computer Had To Be Shut Off At Power Source


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#1 the weeds

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Posted 24 September 2007 - 12:46 PM

Hi,
Last night I couldn't shut the computer down normally and had to shut it off at power source.

Today I tried to open an ebook I had downloaded to Adobe reader and it is listed there but when I try to open it, I get a message saying the files couldn't be found. Can I recover it? Please help, not technically adept, I'm afraid.
Thanks, Dee

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Posted 24 September 2007 - 01:57 PM

Is there only one file affected?

If so, I would consider it lost and download it again.

You might check Event Viewer to see what errors are posted for your system...whatever caused the need for a hard shutoff...probably did some harm or was an indication that the system needs attention.

Microsoft Windows XP - Using Event Viewer - http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documen...r.mspx?mfr=true

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