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After using Recovery Disks - IS ALL LOST?


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#1 Tustindude

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 07:09 PM

The other day when I tried to boot-up, instead of my desktop I got a blue screen. I panicked. I tried rebooting several times- same. Then I loaded 8 Startup Reconery Disks. Now the PC boots up OK, but I have lost all my current applications, files, and photos. Is ther any way to get them back?
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#2 garmanma

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 07:38 PM

Two applications to try
Recuva
http://www.piriform.com/recuva
PC Inspector
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/pcinspector.html
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#3 OldGrumpyBastard

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 07:40 PM

Unfortunately for you, the answer would be no...By installing the recovery disks and booting up, you did what I call a destructive recovery...That process wipes the drive clean and re-installs over it...There may have been ways to recover your important data before you did this but it's too late now....The word for today is....BACKUP....Sorry....
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