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Accidental Delete - Can I Get It Back?


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#1 PoweredByGoogle

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Posted 10 November 2007 - 07:38 PM

Hi i have Windows Xp Home

I had like 30 files on my desktop and I tried to delete 2 and I pressed Shift Delete and ok fast. Then all the Files got deleted I thought I only had 2 highlighted
Can you help me get them back. I tried restore and didnt find them. Please help?

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Posted 10 November 2007 - 08:19 PM

A few people have had luck with http://www.pcinspector.de Also did you look in the Recycle Bin? The most important thing is not to use the computer until you decide what course of action to take and do the recovery. That way you have less of a chance of overwritting the files
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Posted 11 November 2007 - 02:56 AM

I've had great results with Restoration. It's a very small utility used to restore deleted files. Most importantly, try not to alter your system in any way until you recover the files. This means: don't delete anything else, don't open or save files, and do not defragment your drive.

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Posted 11 November 2007 - 03:12 AM

To Recover these lost files, I would recommend you use "Recuva" brought to you from the same makers of "Defraggler" & "CCleaner" also known as an whole of "Piriform".

Anyways, I think you should try Recuva, heres the link to download.. http://recuva.com/download/downloading.

Once you've clicked the link, wait couple of seconds for the download to begin, but before you use this "Recuva".. I would like to show you couple of screenshots, to see if this is the correct one for you.

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