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How to restore a deleted user account

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#1 bob1212


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Posted 30 December 2015 - 02:15 PM

I recently got hold of my old computer, but the files from the user account I want was deleted. (It wasn't administrative)



If I show hidden files I can see the old folder where it was along with other deleted user accounts, but nothing is contained in them save for one folder (which I can't remember what it was now)


So anyway to get those files back?

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#2 JohnC_21


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Posted 30 December 2015 - 03:06 PM

Depending on how long the account has been deleted, you can try Recuva but I would use the portable version on a USB flash drive. Do not recover the files back to the hard drive as that could make things worse. The longer the hard drive has been written to the the less chance you will have of recovering your files intact.



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