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Old 01-09-2003, 05:38 PM   #1
schatoor
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undeleting a file from a fat file system


I would first off all like to say that is thread has nothing to do with linux what so ever. I know this is LINUX questions, but you guy's are the only ones I can turn to at the moment.
My brother has excidently deleted a file from our windows system. It's a fat32 file system. How can I undo that deletion? I looked on google, but there is nothing I can use for free. Is there some freeware I can use for this job? Or maby I can do something from linux.
Any suggestions.
 
Old 01-09-2003, 05:46 PM   #2
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The midnight commander has an undelete function I believe - don't know how reliable it is.
 
Old 01-09-2003, 07:04 PM   #3
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I think there are quite a lot of DOS and windows utilities for undeleting files (when I needed one about a year ago, I found some, which I couldn't locate any more). One, which is shareware, but which you can probably use for free (I haven't tried it, but the description looks well...).

http://www.GrandUtils.com/Back2Life/

Another one, which is actually licenced with the GPL, can be found at

http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/pc/dos/freedo.../dos/undelete/
 
  


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