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6gb file gone

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by Sueyyy, Nov 23, 2017.

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  1. Sueyyy

    Sueyyy Thread Starter

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    Hello.

    Big problem here, I cloned my hard to an external one and then tried to open Google drive folder on it and it didn't work. Then I put in the external hard and accessed the folder, found my files and then made the huge mistake of cut paste it into the public folder (of my actual hard). So far so good, I take out the external, put mine back and Bam. My folder that contained 6gb worth of data is not there and nowhere to be found. I exchange them again but as I cut it the folder is now empty. These are some very important files and I just can't find them anywhere. It's like it never existed. I tried to restore but no restore point in windows or the original folder. Is there any hope that I can recover them or 5 years worth of writing and poetry is forever gone? (The reason I had to do this is because apparently Google drive decided to not sync it anymore or I don't know but the majority of files were not saved on cloud)
     
  2. OtherOnesWereInUse

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    You might wanna click on that folder, press properties and then go to "previous versions" tab.
    If that didn't help, you might need to use data recovery programs. There are many of them you just need to find the one that suits you.
    Every second that you use your computer, the system overwrites data on that disk.
    If possible, pull your disk out and use it on another computer to use data restore program from another system.
     
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