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Q: Recovery file

hi.
I have a shere folder and several files for use some users in my domain.
to day delete 3 files . I want a software for recovery file and display who delete this files.

please help me.which recovery software do recovery files and display who delete files.

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Preferred Solution: Recovery file

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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I recently was forced to run the Media Center ver 2005, recovery disk, it was successfully. I can access the Recover folder but can't access the Doc/Settngs folder within the recovery folder ... all other folders are accessible ??? Am I just SOL or is there a way to access this folder ??
 

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So I'll try to give an exact account of what has happened.

85 GB of ISO files in a folder on my desktop.
I drag and drop the folder into an opened folder window. (this folder is futher in my /C)
New folder is created and a message says some files is in use and stops immediately.
Close program, delete partial folder created.
Message says files too large for recycle bin do you want to perm. delete them. Yes.
Drag and drop folder again, nothings there when I open it.
The whole process took no time at all. Never once did I see a status bar even blink on the screen. No waiting time whatsoever.

Here's the fun part.

My drive properites shows a 85 GB decrease in size and no .iso files show up in a search.
I tired one file recovery freeware program and only 8 of the iso's even showed up. All were "over written" and not recoverable. Restarted the computer. Ran it again, now no iso's show up.

I had a pretty knowledgeable programer help me through the above steps and they tried several options I can not describe, because they involved command prompt and other things I'm clueless about. Unfortunately Windows is not their hot subject, so suggestions are more than welcome.
Any ideas as to where the heck the files went? Is it worth it to try other recovery programs or will that just increase my chance of actually writing over the iso's?

Vista Home Edition
Maxtor DiamondMax 10 HD
ASUS A8N-SLI MB

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A:File Recovery: Files Not Showing Up In Recovery Program

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Hiya... I managed to lose one of my HDD's with all my multimedia on it and have been trying unsuccessfully to regain it with PCINSPECTOR.The HDD ISNT where my windows is installed and has become corrupted; something happened with the partition and it went kablooey.The problem i seem to be having with PCINSPECTOR is that it comes up with; for example "Cluster386.MP3" and it doesn't work. Is it something wrong with how im using PCI or something like that. I scan for drives...Choose "NONAME on FIXED DISK 2", scan for logical drives... and withing the first ten seconds it comes up with two partitions... Choosing the second one i get these files and the first one nothing. Scanning them for FAT. So basically am i using "PCI FR" properly am i doing something wrong and/or, is there a cheap, better alternative with results?Patch.Sorry guys bt i managed to fix this with the use of a different program... Awesome program I'm gonna plug it now "R Studio," well worth the investment... My Multimedia was worth the $80 odd...

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Boot sector of hard drive went bad. Putting new drive in. Does anyone know how one can use the old drive as a "slave" drive in an attempt to recover files from the bad drive? Does anyone make a HD cable or adapter for laptop computer hard drive?
 

A:Compaq N600C laptop hard drive file cale for file recovery

Hi Al

If the laptop uses a standard IDE laptop connector you can buy an adaptor like this to hook the laptop hard drive up to a standard PC IDE port.

http://www.myxtech.com/p/1857.html
 

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I'm trying to recover an entire terabyte, and I don't want a recovery software which will scrap filenames and file structures, leaving an unintelligible mess to wade through. Is there a software which will preserve file names and structures, and possibly allow me to restore only particular directories?
 

A:Is there a file recovery software which preserves file names and directory structure?

have a look at this one

http://www.krollontrack.com/data-recovery/recovery-software/
 

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I'm trying to recover an entire terabyte, and I don't want a recovery software which will scrap filenames and file structures, leaving an unintelligible mess to wade through. Is there a software which will preserve file names and structures, and possibly allow me to restore only particular directories?
 

A:Is there a file recovery software which preserves file names and directory structure?

Hmm; Normally any backup software would do this for you.

If you had a secondary copy (say other media to which you did a copy), then this would be a snap.

It sounds as if you only have the original media and you need to recover "whatever is possible".
 

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Can it be done?

Some video files I have are not supported in WMP, or in WMM. I have a 3rd party media player that plays them, but it has limited editing capabilities.

If I pull the vid files through a file recovery utility, set to recover video files, in MPEG-2 format perhaps, will they recover into a format that's supported in Windows applications? Would there be quality loss of the vids in changing the format?
 

A:Solved: Change format of vid file with file recovery util?

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I performed a system recovery some months ago. I was under the impression I would be able to read my MSWord 2003 files after the recovery. I found I have a D: Recovery partition, with all the old files listed, but they are unreadable. Can anyone suggest a way to recover the MSWord documents? My system stats are as follows:

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name JB
System Manufacturer GATEWA
System Model GT5268E
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6 GenuineIntel ~1864 Mhz
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6 GenuineIntel ~1864 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. MQ96510J.15A.0307.2006.1214.1911, 12/14/2006
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2765 (xpsp.050928-1517)"
User Name JB\Owner
Time Zone Eastern Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 2,048.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 1.38 GB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.92 GB
Page File Space 3.82 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

I appreciate your time and efforts to help me solve this problem.

rainyman

A:File Recovery after XP System Recovery

what kind of error message do you get when you try to open them?

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Ok, I don't know how I did it but I got both Windows 7 File Recovery and Windows 8 File History active at the same time. I upgraded from Win 7 to 8 Pro and transferred settings so win 7 file recovery was already active, when I tried to turn on win 8 file recovery I got a message saying I cant because win 7 FR was active. So I deactivated win 7 FR then activated win 8 FR, for giggles I went back and turned on win 7 FR and it worked. Now I have both active, from what I have read this was not possible. Did I break my OS or am I just lucky? thoughts?
Th

A:Windows 7 File Recovery and File History Both Active

Hello Kybreos,

To be specific, you cannot have the Windows 7 File Recovery (Windows Backup) "schedule" turned on and be able to use File History.

You will be able to manually create backups and still use File History at the same time.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi, I'm using recovery disks to recover Windows on my Lenovo G505 (the onekey recovery partition is corrupted). When I select either of the 2 recovery options using the disks I get the message "create recovery file (aodstat.dat) occurs an error" and I'm unable to proceed. Can anyone advise what this error means? The notebook is still under warranty. ThanksEd

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I am about to uninstall everything on my XP system reinstall. I plan to use the File Transfer Wizard to hold and restore my user files. Will the File Transfer Wizard automatically include the .pst file from Outlook or will I need to do a separate copy of that file?
 

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I am currently using ubuntu 14 I installed it to dual boot with windows 8.1 but something went wrong on install and I deleted / corrupted my Windows 8.1 install before I made a recovery disk.

Asus say that they cannot send a recovery disk because they only have them available for Windows 8 not 8.1.

I did however, save the recovery partitions (x2) on looks like a boot partition the other has a install.wim file. Is it possible to create a bootable ISO file with these recovery files so I can boot into Windows and make a fresh install.

Any help or advice appreciated.

A:Create ISO file from recovery install.wim file

Probably. Depends exactly what you have aside from the install.wim. I expect your install.wim will be for 8.0 if it came with the machine.

Might be easier to d\l the correct edition of 8.1 using the download tool they provide:

Creating installation media for Windows 8.1 - Windows Help

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on windows live messenger dus anybody know how to recover a file lost from a file sharing folder ????????
 

A:File Sharing Folder file recovery

From the help file:
"If your contact deletes a shared file, your local copy will be permanently deleted. However, if you delete a shared file, you can still recover it from the recycle bin. If you want to keep a file, copy it to a nonsharing folder."

So if you deleted it, it should be in the recycle bin as long as it hasn't been emptied. If the person who sent you the file deleted it, they should have it in their recycle bin.

HTH
 

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Recently (Dec 27) i downloaded a file recovery program to help recover some lost photos, the program was by ParetoLogic and i later uninstalled it because i found the pictures actually on my computer. However, now that i've uninstalled it an error message keeps popping up once a day that reads: "Error loading: C:\Program Files\Common Files\ParetoLogic\UUS2\UUS.dll The specific module could not be found" and i don't know what to do to make it stop. Help would be greatly appreciated

A:ParetoLogic file recovery file not found

Wow I know it's old ,but I was looking for something and I saw this, If it still exists it can be fixed.

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Hi There!My housemate's laptop has a virus and they asked me to help fix it. By the looks of it they have the "Data Recovery Virus" on their laptop. Ran various virus scans and removed about 200 malicious files, but still no joy. Upon startup several boxes pop up stating:"Failed to save all the components for the file \System32\0000390c. The file is corrupted or unreadable." Each box has a different sys32 file, including ..em32\00004509 and ..em32\0000767d. I've ran spybot and SUPERAntiSpyware, both removed a whole load of crap on the laptop but not the damn virus im after!Also ran Security Check: Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.24 Windows 7 x64 (UAC is enabled) Internet Explorer 8 Out of date! `````````````````````````````` Antivirus/Firewall Check: Windows Firewall Enabled! Norton 360 WMI entry may not exist for antivirus; attempting automatic update. ``````````````````````````````` Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check: MVPS Hosts File Spybot - Search & Destroy Java™ 6 Update 22 Out of date Java installed! Adobe Flash Player ( 10.3.183.10) Flash Player Out of Date! Mozilla Firefox (x86 en-GB..) ```````````````````````````````` Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent Norton ccSvcHst.exe ``````````End of Log```````````` Running a comprehensive virus scan (again) atm, will post SAS results when its done.Any help with this would be greatly appreciated

A:Data recovery virus - Failed to save components for the file \System32\(several system32 files). The file is corrupte...

SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log

http://www.superantispyware.com

Generated 10/27/2011 at 04:10 PM

Application Version : 5.0.1134

Core Rules Database Version : 7856

Trace Rules Database Version: 5668

Scan type : Complete Scan

Total Scan Time : 01:16:31

Operating System Information

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (Build 6.01.7600)

UAC Off - Administrator

Memory items scanned : 306

Memory threats detected : 0

Registry items scanned : 71337

Registry threats detected : 0

File items scanned : 225087

File threats detected : 18

Adware.Agent/Gen-Pinball

C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\MOSSYSKY\BIN\1.0.16.0\MOSSYSKYSACB.EXE

C:\Windows\Prefetch\MOSSYSKYSACB.EXE-0EB24479.pf

Trojan.Agent/Gen-FakeAlert[Local]

C:\PROGRAMDATA\1KALMIG2KB7FZP.EXE

Adware.Tracking Cookie

cdn1.image.freeporn.com [ C:\USERS\LISA\APPDATA\ROAMING\MACROMEDIA\FLASH PLAYER\#SHAREDOBJECTS\FLTEG34J ]

ec.atdmt.com [ C:\USERS\LISA\APPDATA\ROAMING\MACROMEDIA\FLASH PLAYER\#SHAREDOBJECTS\FLTEG34J ]

files.youporn.com [ C:\USERS\LISA\APPDATA\ROAMING\MACROMEDIA\FLASH PLAYER\#SHAREDOBJECTS\FLTEG34J ]

ia.media-imdb.com [ C:\USERS\LISA\APPDATA\ROAMING\MACROMEDIA\FLASH PLAYER\#SHAREDOBJECTS\FLTEG34J ]

s0.2mdn.net [ C:\USERS\LISA\APPDATA\ROAMING&#... Read more

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I deleted many folders that I did not want to delete. I tried using Recuva and see many files that I want to recovery.
 
I do not want to recover and organize all the files in the folders manually. Is there a way to recover the files so that the folders/file hierarchy is kept?
 
Will Recuva do that or is there a better recovery software to do that?
 
Thanks.
 
-Pawel
 
Additional Information: I am on Windows 8. I was moving files to my Google drive. I thought that I selected one file, but my entire desktop started to copy into my drive folder. I tried to stop this action. When I did stop this action, all of my desktop folders were gone. I checked my trash folder. The folder/files were not there. I checked in my drive folder. The folder/files were not there.
 
 

A:File Recovery that keeps file hierarchy ...

Try using the System Restore, choose a restore point prior to the removal of the files.

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Hi, I have created a excel file few months ago to prepare my tour planning. But now when i tried to open it, it cannot be opened with the error "Tour Plan.xls : File format is not valid".

I had online search for solutions but it does not work. I really do hope someone proffesional can help me to recover the excel file. Attached is the zip file consists of the excel file.

Thanks and appreciate your friendly help a lot.
 

A:Need help on excel file recovery - "Tour Plan.xls : File format is not valid".

I tried to repair the file but it did not work. In my experience only a very small percentage of corrupt files can be recovered.

Rollin
 

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Hi Guys ,

I thought that I would try backing up my operating system (s), using the Windows 7 File Recovery, option available in the control panel.

The top left-hand corner of the Windows 7 File Recovery page provides the option to "Create a System Image"

I have had no problems performing this action; in fact I have completed the process twice - Once, with my desktop, and once, with my laptop!

The process takes about 15 minutes, creating a folder, called "WindowsImageBackup" on my external hard drive (Different drives for laptop & desktop)!

What concerns me a little, is that there is no way of verifying the backup!

More alarming, is when I checked the Properties of this folder (Both desktop & Laptop), I find the details incomprehensible!

16 bytes 4.00 KB, (4096 Bytes) 1 File 5 Folders!

Looking at my C drives (Operating System) my laptop is 44.00 GBs; my Desktop 51 GBs

It looks as if the details (size of the backup) are hidden - I tried copying one of these folders onto a Flash Drive, and received a message, advising the Flash drive was not large enough!

All this does not give me too much confidence in the backup!

So what is going on !

A:Windows 8 - Backup & Recovery - Windows 7 File Recovery

Mine says the same thing. If you doubleclick on the WindowsImageBackup folder it will give you the message that you don't have permission - just click to continue. Drill down a couple more levels and you will see all of the catalog/backup files and it will list the sizes of each. I've never had one fail in Win7 and Win8 when restoring an image backup.

I basically have two images for each computer (one with clean install and all apps installed and configured and one that is current.) Worst case scenario would be having to go back to the first one but at least I wouldn't have to reinstall all of my apps.

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Hi Guys ,

I thought that I would try backing up my operating system (s), using the Windows 7 File Recovery, option available in the control panel.

The top left-hand corner of the Windows 7 File Recovery page provides the option to "Create a System Image"

I have had no problems performing this action; in fact I have completed the process twice - Once, with my desktop, and once, with my laptop!

The process takes about 15 minutes, creating a folder, called "WindowsImageBackup" on my external hard drive (Different drives for laptop & desktop)!

What concerns me a little, is that there is no way of verifying the backup!

More alarming, is when I checked the Properties of this folder (Both desktop & Laptop), I find the details incomprehensible!

16 bytes 4.00 KB, (4096 Bytes) 1 File 5 Folders!

Looking at my C drives (Operating System) my laptop is 44.00 GBs; my Desktop 51 GBs

It looks as if the details (size of the backup) are hidden - I tried copying one of these folders onto a Flash Drive, and received a message, advising the Flash drive was not large enough!

All this does not give me too much confidence in the backup!

So what is going on !

A:Windows 8 - Backup & Recovery - Windows 7 File Recovery

Mine says the same thing. If you doubleclick on the WindowsImageBackup folder it will give you the message that you don't have permission - just click to continue. Drill down a couple more levels and you will see all of the catalog/backup files and it will list the sizes of each. I've never had one fail in Win7 and Win8 when restoring an image backup.

I basically have two images for each computer (one with clean install and all apps installed and configured and one that is current.) Worst case scenario would be having to go back to the first one but at least I wouldn't have to reinstall all of my apps.

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Hello

I know maybe is not the right forum.

But I need your help I recently lost my drive and had to reformat it.

Then I used a software to recover some important files.

Now when I try to open 7z archive that I really need it says it corrupted.

Can someone help ? or maybe some software I can use to repair it.

Thank you in advance,

A:7z file recovery

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Reverence


Hello

I know maybe is not the right forum.

But I need your help I recently lost my drive and had to reformat it.

Then I used a software to recover some important files.

Now when I try to open 7z archive that I really need it says it corrupted.

Can someone help ? or maybe some software I can use to repair it.

Thank you in advance,


Welcome to the forums.

What software did you use to recover the files?

Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File and Disk Recovery - Free Download

might help you.

Regards....Mike Connor

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I have deleted a file from a network drive. Is there anyway i can recover it?
I deleted it on a Windows XP workstation from the drive which is located on a Windows 2000 server. I have looked in all Recycle Bins and nothing.

Cheers
tom.
 

A:File Recovery?

I only thing I can think that you could do is pull it off of your tape back up if you have one. I have ran into this problem before and I had to pull it off of the backup tape. I know that Server 2003 is able to purge files after they have been deleted.
 

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Hi,

I was trying to help out a friend with one problem and ran into another one.

His wi-fi was not working and i could only put this down to the driver - the ipconfig function told me that the media was connected and working properly, but he could not connect wirelessly to my network - I know the network was fine as this is how I am connected.

So I decided after trying to download a new driver to reinstall windows, but the repair function rather than a totla reformat.

I have done this in the past and had no problems, but for some reason on this occasion, all the previous files on his disk are now hidden and inaccessible,

How can I go about recovering them? The C: drive says it is full, but if you serch for documents with the filenames of what he had, then they are not visible.

The data HAS to be there as there were files on there from before the formatting.

The only thing that I may have done was to setup a separate user account but I have tried to undo this and still cannot get to the files.

Can anyone suggest how to get access to them?

Many thanks,

Mark

A:File recovery

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Originally Posted by markfedwards


The data HAS to be there as there were files on there from before the formatting.




so did you format the drive ? or did you just do the recovery ?

if you formatted the data is gone if you did the recovery everything should be there but might have some weird user rights.

as it seems you cant even see the files can you ?

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Hi All

I was working in a program called paper port and adding numbers to scans that i had when it crashed and than now the file says its corrupted and cannot be opend up

Any idears how to recover the file?
 

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I recently upgraded my computer from ME to Xp, I bought the xp home edition. Can I use this cd on another computer I have to recover some lost files?
John
 

A:XP File Recovery?

Not legally........
 

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Hi. I just joined and am very nervous about what I've done. Can someone help?

I followed the information under the previous post: "How to Delete a Windows System Folder," from 26 Aug 2000 by Jim Holly, Senior Member. It shows how to use MS-DOS mode to run the "Remove Directory" command.

What I did specifically was in MS-DOS mode, ran the command:

RD /S c:\Docume~1\Sheila~1

and then

RD /S c:\Docume~1\Egonza~1

Before doing that, I thought I had successfully backed-up everything I needed. Unfortunately there are some files that I was not able to back-up properly that now are gone, and System Restore does not recover them.

Is there any way to undo this? I have discovered some data recovery software which I would be willing to purchase, but I wondered if anyone here knows whether it would work for a recovery like this.
 

A:file recovery

Hi and welcome to TSG.
If the files haven't been overwritten you may be able to recover them [emphasis on may]
Check.
http://www.undelete-plus.com
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/restoration.html
http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/uk/welcome.htm
 

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Hello guys...

I have a computer that has the file recovery virus...I found the guide here and followed it but when I try to update Malwarebytes it doesnt let me.....the guide said to post something if this happened so here I am....

Its running windows XP

A:File Recovery

Boot into safemode with networkingDownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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I'm trying to restore some pictures from an external hard drive. I've used about a dozen freeware tools to try to do this (PC Inspector, R-Undelete, Recuva, FreeUndelete, Easy Photo Recovery...)

Does anyone know if the software you pay for would be any better at recovering the files?

If not how much does a recovery service cost, and do they make you pay if they can't get it back?

Thanks,

Matt
 

A:File recovery

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Hi. I'm wondering how long a file is likely to be able to be recovered for? I am running a PC with Windows XP. I got it in 2003 and it's never been reformatted and the OS has never been removed or re-installed. I am wondering if it's possible to retrieve photos deleted back in 2005. It seems extremely unlikely, but I thought I'd ask. I've tried a few file recovery programs, but my issue with them is that it's extremely hard to narrow down my search results and there are thousands of files to sift through, and many do not have thumbnails. Thanks for your time.
 

A:File Recovery

I would say in this case it will not happen, as when a file is deleted, the next saving of any file MAY overwrite the area or and part of the area that a deleted file may been in.
 

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My friend accidently deleted a bunch of image files she wanted to keep and was wondering if there are any free file recovery programs, or if necessary, a file recovery program she can purchase to restore the deleted files.

A:File Recovery

I use GetDataBack.
Not free but the eval version will let you see the deleted files.

http://www.runtime.org/

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Yeah, I have a question. If I've deleted a file from the recycle bin and I'm trying to recover it...well, I used a couple of different apps, but few of them had any results. Only one program turned up a [filename].lnk shortcut, but it can't find the original data. This was deleted more than a month ago, so I'm afraid my computer must've overwritten it. Anyone know what I can do, if there's any possible way I can still retreive this file, even if the recovery apps can't find it? I'm using Windows Vista as an OS, if that's of any help.
 

A:Ugh, file recovery

unless your computer not been used at all for a month i dont think you have any chance at all,sorry
 

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I hope this is the right forum for this. I inadvertantly deleted some phots on a laptop I am borrowing from my mom-in law!!! They were in a wierd folder that I thought was something else. I need to know of a good program or method to get them back if possible. A free program or trial would be good but im not above buying a new program if I have too. Any ideas or sites I could look at to help me with my problem?? Thanks
 

A:File recovery

my favorite would be Davory but it ain't free.

Recuva is a free program that might do the trick, however, it is important NOT to install the program on the drive you want to recover data from, you can install it on a USB stick rather than the default path c:\program files
 

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Is there anyway I can recover files from the HD after a fresh XP install?
 

A:File recovery

http://lifehacker.com/393084/how-to-recover-deleted-files-with-free-software

have a look there please
 

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Hi guys,
 
Can anyone recommend a good file recovery program. Paid or free ?
 
 

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Ok guys,

Now I have tried to recover two files using various recovery programs.
All the programs say recovery is goo and no problems, tha files are on a 256mb memory stick. but when I try to open the files it does not work.
One is a bmp file and the other is a winzip winrar file.
They are both recovered at the correct file length but the bmp and rar files will just not open. AM i missing something here????

Thanks Geoff
 

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I have a backup with 2 files (Copia de seguridad.1.exe and Copia de seguridad.2.fbw)I have formatted the laptop and installed windows vistaThe HP Recovery Manager tool is not installed. I downloaded it from the HP page and it gives me an installation errorHow can I recover the backup files? How can I open the fbw file?Thank you very much.

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Hi,

A mate of mine has managed to delete all of his files on his laptop. I know there are programs out there that can recover deleted files and i was wondering if anyone knew of a completly free program that i could use.

Thanks
Whitestar
 

A:File Recovery

Data Recovery Tools

http://www.snapfiles.com/freeware/system/fwdatarecovery.html

Don't use the PC till you ready to recovery.

Best to install the recovery to another drive. Then use the recover to option to recover to another drive so you will not write to the drive your recovery files from because you can over write data that you will want to recover.

Now if you deleted lots of files your be limited on some of the free recovery programs. So read up on all of them to find out what there limits are.
 

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Well, I was trying to install Windows on my secondary harddrive and the installation failed. Now it seems all the files on the end of the harddrive are either missing or damaged.

I have 1 harddrive - 160gb that I have been using to boot up Vista & Ubuntu.

The 2nd hard drive - 300gb had 2 paritions. A 20gb at the front and the reamining 280 at the end. I decided I wanted to install XP on the 20 GB. the installation failed and I gave up on it. I get back into windows and its showing the harddrive as only 128gb and 128gb free. I probably only had 60 gigs of stuff on that, and it seems that is the amount that is missing.

When I browse the HDD on linux it is only showing Windows install files. I know i did not select that partition when I installed, but it seems windows did put stuff on it.

Has this happened to anyone? Any suggestions on recovery? The files are not extremely important, enough that I'm going to pay a heck of a lot of money to get back, but they are really wanted and would make my life a lot easier to get back.

Thanks in advance,

Jason
 

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I messed up huge!!
I wont go into details how but i formatted the wrong hard drive and lost everything.
I went out and bought the program "recover my files" and it seems to work ok except for the fact when i go to save the files that it finds they are all only 1kb ??? why is that?
what am i doing wrong,it says nothing about that in the read me or faqs or help.
thanks
 

A:help with file recovery

Hi, It sounds like the program may have only found shortcuts, or markers, to the files but no actual data....I might be wrong, though.

Do you have a file path for any of what it did show you that was 1kb?

Maybe we can tell from just some of the results....no need to post a huge amount.

If the files were pictures, there are a few tricks involved.

This could be what you are seeing,, too:

http://forums.getdata.com/showthread.php?t=163

Pirate Version

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We have received continuous reports of a pirate version of Recover My Files that is circulating the Internet. It saves files of 1kb (and probably does other unknown things to your PC). It sounds like you have it.

I would say that your data is recoverable it you were to purchase a real copy. If you can preview the files in the preview window, then it is 100% that they can be saved.
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from their Knowledgebase:
"""What is the difference between the download version and the registered version?

When you download Recover My Files from www.recovermyfiles.com you are downloading the full version. The only limitation is that the program is 'save disabled'. You must purchase a registration key which, when entered into the program, will activate the ability to save the files that Recover My Files has... Read more

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I have a laptop which crashed a few months ago and I need to get some files from my hard drive. I tried putting it in a new laptop but there was a boot error. Then I connected my hard drive to my computer and tried to get the files off but some of the files are corrupt. I tried everything I could think of. Anyone know how I can get the files off my computer?
 

A:File recovery

If it crashed and the files are as you say corrupt you may be out of luck unless you want to pay for those expensive disk recovery services.

If you boot the laptop to dos mode copy the file to a floppy and try to open it on your desktop PC does it open? Assuming the files fit on a floppy that is.
 

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first of all hey guys!

right heres the story. my dad decided to reinstall windows from a partition on my hard drive to try and fix a tiny problem that really did not need a reinstall for (don't ask what it was cos it was really pathetic). My pc is an HP home computer. All of my stuff was in the hp_owner user area as i "was" the main admin and when windows was reinstalled all of my stuff has gone. All of my school work important documents and general important crap, however all of the other users areas documents were still there. So is there any chance of me being able to retrieve my data from the hard drive. The hard drive is partioned c and d with d being the recovery drive on a 160gb hard disk. hope any of you lads n lasses can help me.

cheers

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see if this gets them back
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=308421

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Hi guys, what would be a good Data recovery Software outhere?
i deleted a lot of important pictures by accident !

any ideas

Thanks
 

A:File Recovery

Recover lost or deleted files from the hard disk using PC Inspector
 

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Hi all,

So here's a conundrum: my girlfriend is working on a slideshow for her sister's wedding and suddenly her computer froze up. When she got things under control again, she couldn't access the file, and got an "unsupported file format detected" message. She's using an old version of Corel Presentations. Any thoughts on how to recover the last six hours or so of work? Thanks in advance.
 

A:file recovery

She could try unin/re-installing coral and see if that works.
 

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Hi 2 All,
The FAT on my 80gb maxtor got accidentally damaged a week ago. its a virus or something else. So i thought that all my files are lost. After two days of reading about file recovery and trying different tools i managed to recover everything and in the same time nothing - over 90% of my mp3's are incredibly mixed . Can anybody with experience in file recovery recommend me some tools. Im really mad about this thing, so i really need a program which can build the files properly. I tried "PC Inspector File Recovery" and "GetDataBack v2.31" with the result described above. thx in advance.

this should be in the software section - sorry about this
 

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can I recover files from the hard drive on my dead computer without repairing it---thanks chuck

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Sure. Just either slave the drive to another or install it as a second hd on another system.

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I'm fairly thrifty with computers and technology, so now my great aunt who happens to be a nurse had her grandson - my cousin - delete some files that she needed for work, I immediately told her to stop using the machine so that the files arn't written over by something else, and it was deleted through windows so I know for a fact it's easily recoverable, but I need a program or utilite that is free..any suggestions? She is bringing the computer from her house which is like 1 1/2 hours away, so I don't really want to send her home without her files, so some fast help would be great.
 

A:File Recovery.

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