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Old 20-10-2007, 06:12 AM   #1
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ok so i have a major issue...i deleted a bunch of crap by accident and need it back...

heres what happened. i was moving some stuff around and accidentally created a sortcut for a few things on my desktop... i deleted what i thought was the shortcits but i just realized that the shortcuts had taken the place of the originals some how and so what i really deleted was a bunch of maya tuts, everything my gf had on my puter and, all my clios ref pics... and a few other thing wich i forget right now but....

i need a way to get the stuff back theres pictures there that my gf would leave me for if i deleted them!!!!!

help :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:
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Old 20-10-2007, 06:28 AM   #2
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If it deleted to the recycle bin then just restore the items, if it deleted them properly then I dunno??
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Old 20-10-2007, 07:25 AM   #3
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I know there are companies that work in getting files etc back from computers even once deleted, but not sure how much it costs.
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Old 20-10-2007, 09:09 AM   #4
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have you done a system restore?

I don't know if it will work, .
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Old 20-10-2007, 09:14 AM   #5
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recovermyfiles.com ... i think it cost like £30-40 or something, but is very good. recovered everything on my harddrive when it got wiped a while back.
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i would first do a system restore.
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Old 20-10-2007, 12:58 PM   #7
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I think system restores affects files, its just changes to the system itself.

Might as well give it a go, but if ypu deleted them to the recycle bin they should still be there, unless you emptied it of they were too big to fint in
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i tried that recover my files thing and it froze right as it finished... i left it for about an hour to see if it would resurect itself but it didnt...
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thats annoying! it worked fine when i used it...
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Try PC Inspector File Recovery. You can get it from download.com and its freeware. Its pretty good and it saved me more than a few times.

A important thing to remember:

Don't touch the drive that contains the deleted files. Windows may overwrite the deleted files with new stuff.
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sorry mate - that is annoying.:headbang:
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A side question from me ...

If you delete things right(even in also the rubbish bin so there gone completely) how do you find it again like some of these programs? Is there a hidden place on the computer which stores all the things you had or something?
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marlonjohn > 'If you delete things right(even in also the rubbish bin so there gone completely) how do you find it again like some of these programs? Is there a hidden place on the computer which stores all the things you had or something?'

There ain't a hidden place. The file is still left alone, it just doesn't appear to normal apps. Windows treats the file as if it didn't exist. If its left there too long, the file may get overwritten with something else, since Windows thinks its just empty space.
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Hmm interesting, thanks for the quick reply ...
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