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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Graham Henley
GetData Support Staff
http://www.getdata.com
http://www.recovermyfiles.com Click to expand...

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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hello all,

after turning on my PC I immediately got a error that would not let me go any further, something about a faulty keyboard which of course was not the problem. could not do a thing so did the system restore from the recovery console the was already installed on the emachines T3990 computer XP service pack 3 .

I guess it reloaded windows XP to another partition called recovery disc(D . when I go to "my computer" I can see the local disc (C area with usage of 74 GB of the original 80GB so I'm assuming that all my music and jpeg pictures and PDFs are still there but I cannot see them. also all my progarms like printers, photo software, etc are there but I can't access them in a way to open them up. Mainly i want my music and photos. What do I need to do? and how do I get back on the original 'c' disc area to use the computer with everything I had installed like I used to.

I'm wondering if the last windows update I let install was bogus as they are not supporting XP any longer.

thanks for your help.
 

A:file recovery

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My Pc crashed and I had to reinstall Vista. I would like to try and recover some Word documents and pictures from the drive.
Does anyone have a suggestion on a good data recovery program that I can use? Thanks
 

A:File Recovery Help

There is an excellent recovery progam available called "getdataback". I used it to recover data off of a disk that had lost it partition table and recovered everthing on the disk.
 

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what is the best (free??) program for file recovery
 

A:file recovery

i have used this succesfully
http://www.z-a-recovery.com/
its free if 4 or less top level folders
 

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Hi everyone,

My mother deleted very important files from her flash drive he other night. Files include word files and pictures. I told her I would look into the various file recovery programs out there, and low and behond their are more than I expected (of course).

To the chase: I need to know if anyone has ever used a program called "File Recover"?

I need to know if it works.

If not I need more suggestions, or helpfull tips on recovering the data.

She has winXP and NTFS file system.

Thanks,
Neil

A:FILE RECOVERY

I've never used that one. But I highly recommend Recuva.

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while backingup videos to dvd from the harddrive in my Painasonic DMR-EH50 dvd recorder, I accidentally formatted the harddrive rather than a new dvd. In hopes of restoring the files, I've removed the drive (maxtor diamondmax 10 100GB) and slaved it into a pc. It was originally jumped as cable select (CS) as well as a jumper across j42 and j44. In order for the bios to recognize the drive I had to remove the j42/j44 jumper, otherwise i received a hardrive failed warning. Windows does not see the drive, however, a couple of file restore programs that I've tried will see it as a 93.4GB logical drive. Even fewer programs will scan the drive and show any files (.mpg) present. However, any program that does show any files locks up and shuts down during the scan. Any ideas?
 

A:file recovery

The drive is being properly detected. The difference between the advertised size and the detected size is due to the cheating the manufacturers do in advertising.

So far, you've done it correctly by connecting it to another system. I use a program called Easy Recovery Pro. Which programs have you tried so far?

You might also use a testing utility available from the manufacturer to be sure the drive is good. Just don't do any test that would destroy the data.
 

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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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I have windows Vista and the other day i was on my computer and deleted itunes and quicktime from my computer and right after i did a disk cleanup and i do not know what happened but all of my files on my hardrive got formated. Can someone please tell me how can i get my 20 GB of music back into my computer if possible? Thanks in advace!
 

A:File Recovery

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 7956 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 685 GB (622 GB Free);
Motherboard: Type2 - Board Vendor Name1, Type2 - Board Product Name1
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

While I was running a USB drive, Microsoft (ever helpful), notified me that there was a problem with that drive and ran a "repair" thing which seems to have converted all my files on the USB drive to .CHK files - which, of course, do not show up on the drive and for which Microsoft (ever helpful) has provided no means of converting the CHK files back into their original format. After I finally found the files using Recuva and moved one back on to the USB drive Microsoft (ever helpful) notifies me that attempting to open this "System" file can damage my system. Seeking a way to restore the files, I have found a tool from Easus which they claim can do the conversion (http://www.easeus.com/file-recovery/chk-file-recovery.html). Is anyone familiar with this tool, and, if so, is it safe and effective?
I have also found several purported solutions using the Command Prompt, which I am reluctant to try - I started using computers back in the dreadful DOS days and if Windows had not come along, I would be sending my mail via the USPS.
I have th... Read more

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Today I made a mistake. I was going to wipe a drive and install Windows 98 on it. The drive was this computers slave. The master has two partitions. The slave drive and second partition of the master are both about the same size. I moved everything from the second partition to the slave drive thinking it was the other way around and formatted it, then installed 98 to it. I then realized what I had done. The files that were on the second partition before were all graphics files(.png, .gif, .jpg, .bmp). I had cut them all and pasted them all to that seperate drive. What I want to know is it I am able to get the graphics files that were on the second partition of the master back. I have only done a couple things to the partition, which was putting three exe files on the partition.

Any way to get them back?
 

A:File Recovery

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i want to recover as many deleted images as i can, off a digital camera, so i downloaded a couple of programs which say they can retrieve any deleted files off harddrives and other hardware such as digital-cameras. the problem i have though, is that my digi-cam is old and connects via a 9-pin female CGA/MGA port, and the recovery programs won't detect it. i tried putting the camera in PC-mode but when i click on the drop-down arrow on the recovery program to select which drive i want to scan, it only comes up with C:drive. does anyone know of any programs that will scan my digi-cam's memory card and retrieve any deleted images. i don't have a card reader on my PC, otherwise i suppose i could of used that.

A:File Recovery

Have you tried Smart Recovery from PCInspector? ( http://www.pcinspector.de )

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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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Hi can anyone recomend a file recovery program as i have had a hard drive problem and i have lost a lot of important files.

I did have a backup but not upto date

What is the best file recovery program please.

Regards

Ps i am running Vista premium
 

A:File Recovery

Hi 49sam,
These 2 free progs might help? I have used them from time to time and also seen good reviews:
Restoration
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/restoration.html

PCFile Inspector
http://pcinspector.de/default.htm?Language=1

I hope one of them does what you want?
Richard
 

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There are a few threads about file recovery here, but my question's a little different, so I decided to make a new topic.I had some picture files (mostly JPGs) on a CD-RW for a slideshow. After I was done with them, I got rid of everything on the disc and put some MP3s on it later. I didn't save all the pics to my hard drive, only the ones I needed. Now I'm wanting to look at some of the ones that were on the disc that I didn't copy to my computer.Is there any way to recover files on a CD-RW that have been deleted (or overwritten)? I don't have a clue the exact steps I took for getting rid of the files, as it was a while back.I've tried CD Data Rescue 2.5, inDisc Recovery 3, and Power CD DVD Recovery 2, but they only find the MP3s... which... really aren't... hard to find. I also tried several other data recovery programs, but they're only for HDDs and Floppy discs. Very cool, but no help at the moment.If there's something about the way CD-RWs work that make it impossible, that's fine, no big deal. If I can get them, that'd be nice, but nobody's going to get killed over it or anything.Well, they could. I can't think of a plausible circumstance in which that would happen, but I can't very well guarantee it won't. What do you think I am, psychic? Sheesh.

A:File Recovery On A Cd-rw?

Once a file, whether it be on your hard drive or on a CD is actually overwritten, it would be very difficult and next to impossible to retrieve it without very special and expensive help.
Sorry,
John

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Hi can anyone recomend a file recovery program as i have had a hard drive problem and i have lost a lot of important files.

I did have a backup but not upto date

What is the best file recovery program please.

Regards

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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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Having endured a failure installing Vista's SP1, and then yet another while attempting to simply restore the system back in safe mode to pre-patch conditions, it is now left unbootable. At this point, I'm resigned to saving some important files, before reformatting altogether.

To do this, I'm planning on removing the C drive from this system (running Vista HP), connecting it as a slave to another system (running WinXP) to access the folders and make copies.

I would then replace the C drive back into its original machine, and reformat, using the backup disc which I believe is located on it's D drive.

Should I anticipate any problems with this?
 

A:File Recovery

Yes. You need to check first that the type of drive you are trying to recover is actually supported in XP. An XP system, if old enough, could be ATA drives only. Even if it has SATA connectors onboard, it may never have used them, and lack the necessary drivers.

Secondly, you expect to recover from a D: drive, which I assume is a second partition on the original HDD. This needs checking as to what it's format is. Is it a drive image, or a recovery image, or a plain old backup of data or what? Be sure you can actually recover what you need from it, and hope the original failure is not down to a HDD failure which would make the whole HDD inaccessible.

An alternative to mounting in an XP enclosure would be to burn any small Linux stand-alone download (Ubuntu is good) to a CD drive, and to boot from that CD in your current PC, without any need to remove the HDD at all. Doing that would enable you to check the D: drive you mention, and also recover what you can from the HDD to any plug-in USB media
 

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accidently reformated a hard disk with all my music and photos on, tried diff file recovery programs can't seem to find anything, can anyone help
 

A:file recovery

Didn't you start a thread on this already.
http://forums.techguy.org/all-other-software/450313-file-recovery.html
 

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Hi

I have recently had to recover some deleted files which I have managed to do much to my relief, however when I go to open the files in the software they were created in it comes up with the message unknown file type.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to why that might be.

Thanks

Steve
 

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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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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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I accidentally deleted some files on my C drive like BOOT.INI and other files (don't ask me how). The next day when I tried to reboot my computer, the OS wouldn't load. I used the HP System Recovery to reinstall the OS and other software that came with my PC. I thought that with Recovery, I would only lose my software and some of my files in the Documents and Settings folder but after I finished Recovery and rebooted, there was nothing on my C-drive. I tried file_recovery.exe from softperfect.com but it couldn't find anything. Why wasn't I able to recover any files and What is the best free File Recovery Software? And is there any way to get my data back? Thank you!
 

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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
 

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Not legally........
 

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Few days back I have lost my some important word file from my hard drive.The file contains my important data. Anybody knows good file recovery software that recover my lost data.
 

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Recovery Software

Try this one: http://www.z-a-recovery.com/unformat-tutorial.htm
It is free for up to four folder down, ie
E:\Documents and Setting\UserName\My Documents\My Pictures
1,2,3,4 folders down

Here are a lot free ones to choose from
http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloads38.html
 

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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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Not sure which forum to post this in... Please redirect me if necessary.

My computer using Windows XP was reformatted. I lost all of my files. I used Piriform's Recuva to recover about 60 gigs of files; however, I am unable to open up any of the files on any computer. I have double checked the extensions, and have even tried re-saving/renaming copies of files. I don't know what to do. It's almost like my files are in a cage and I don't have the key! Please help!

-Yabis
 

A:FIle Recovery

If you're not getting permissions errors, and files with known extensions fail to open with otherwise completely compatible programs, sorry to say but it sounds like the data is all or mostly corrupt even though the headers seem good.

If you still have the drive in the state of possible recovery you might try it again with another recovery program and see if the results are any better.
 

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