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Unexpected loss of files


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#1 richardboe

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Posted 19 February 2015 - 12:18 PM

When moving some files in Desktop, they seem to disappear. I am moving them across other files with left mouse button held down.  How can I find and recover these "lost" files?



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Posted 19 February 2015 - 02:43 PM

Hi richardboe :)

Can you explain me exactly how you move these files? Do you move them INSIDE the Desktop folder or directly ON the Desktop? Also, where do you move them from? Which folder? What's the location of this folder? Do you have multiple hard drives in that computer?

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Posted 21 February 2015 - 08:19 AM

Thanks for the reply Aura, but I accidently found where the file went last night.   As I moved the file across the desktop it got sucked into folder I was crossing.  Now I know its safer to cut & pasted rather then move them manually!



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Posted 21 February 2015 - 11:39 AM

Indeed it is richard :) And glad that you found your files!

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