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Accidentally deleted a folder and emptied trash

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#1 gmcmillan8


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Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:00 AM

I have a good friends Dell computer running Windows 7 and 8G PNY flash drive. She accidentally deleted an entire folder from her flash drive that had her entire semester of MBA class work. Not realizing that she deleted the folder off her flash drive she emptied her trash bin on her computer. The Folder contained two other folders and inside one folder was all her word documents and powerpoint presentations and the other folder contained all her excel files and class assignments. I have tried running a recovery program (Search & Recover - Recovered Erased Files by iolo tech) on the flash drive and the hard drive but have not gotten any results. Any suggestions??

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:07 AM

I don't know if this will work but try this: http://www.piriform.com/recuva
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#3 gmcmillan8

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 12:38 PM

Tried the Recuva and same results as the other file recovery program.

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 01:05 PM

When you delete files on removable USB flash drives, they are not moved to Recycle Bin on your hard disk. They are just deleted.
So you should try running Recuva in deep scan mode on the USB flash disk in question.

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