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Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by grossrenee, Jun 13, 2014.

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  1. grossrenee

    grossrenee Thread Starter

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    My step-mother passed away 2 days ago and my father immediately deleted everything of hers - including her Microsoft windows 8 account. He added his own profile as administrator and then completely deleted hers. He did not back it up. Now, being a couple days later, he realized what he has done and actually needs many of the files, pics, etc in that account. Is there any way to restore it? Thanks!
     
  2. PSCO2007

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    A System Restore to before the change would probably bring it back.
     
  3. TonyB25

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    System restore won't restore the data. Take the hard drive to a professional, and have them try to get the data restored.

    If you attempt a system restore, you could reduce your chances of recovering anything.
     
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