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RobHill 06-01-2007 01:35 PM

HELP! accidently removed files
 
Hi,

Does anyone know how to recover files that were accidently removed? :( I somehow created a file with the name \ and when I attempted to remove it it deleted all the files in my directory. :( so so :(.

RobHill 06-01-2007 02:01 PM

Disregard
 
Hi,

I no longer need the files anyway so you can disregard....however if anyone does have an answer I'd love to know what it is.

hacker supreme 06-01-2007 02:04 PM

First. IMPORTANT! Don't write anything to the disc. Safest way is to switch off the PC.
Second. Get a Linux Live CD (e.g. KNOPPIX)and use file recovery software to try and rescue your files. Put the rescued files on an external disc to avoid overwriting the un-recovered files.

EDIT: Ah well, you replied while I was typing.


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