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soaringxh3n

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I have deleted my important files by accident, i used Tuneup to undelete but it wont undelete all of them.

i was wondering if i did system restore would i get my files back? or is there any other way? i just accidently deleted them right now and im on XP home.
 

DaveBurnett

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No, system restore will not help you. The problem is: once you have deleted files and removed them from the recycle bin, the space they occupied on the disk becomes available for other files to use. This means that any disk writes after the delete may overwrite all or part of the deleted file. Once this has happened no normal file recovery program can recover the file.
There are ways of recovering the data since there will still be very faint traces of the original file under the new one, BUT this cannot be done in the home/office environment and is EXPENSIVE.
 

soaringxh3n

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alrite then i guess i have no choice, but i did get back half of the files i lost from my old hard drive.

>< i was going to back them up i just wanted to move it from C drive to desktop and somehow i accidently deleted


thanks for the reply
 
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