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Old 06-01-2007, 01:35 PM   #1
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HELP! accidently removed files


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 .
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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.
Old 06-01-2007, 02:04 PM   #3
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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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