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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by eatusfoetus, Jan 24, 2005.

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  1. eatusfoetus

    eatusfoetus Thread Starter

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    Hi guys n girls,

    Just made the biggest boo boo ever, trying to sort my pc for formating, and i accidentally deleted my entire mp3 folder... :(

    I was trying to copy it to moveitto another place and soemthing went wrong it went to recycle but was to big to stay in th ere so dissapeared long term..

    havent swotched my pc off yet, is there anyway of retrieving them?


    too many mp3s to lose

    help please :)
     
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  4. eatusfoetus

    eatusfoetus Thread Starter

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    Dust Sailor + vwnmbus thank you both for the info.


    vwnmbus that programme looks good but when i installed and tried to run it, i got an error message saying 'Drive C : Underlete is not supprted'.

    I'm messages there techncial support but expecting a delayed reply, got any ideas regarding this?

    thanks again,

    ef
     
  5. eatusfoetus

    eatusfoetus Thread Starter

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    reply from technical support stated as follows:

    ''It seems that your C drive is under FAT32 system. Current version of
    FreeUndelete only supports NTFS drives.''


    PLEASE NOTE: These guys replied in minutes! officerecovery.com



    But yeah, I'm still no nearer to recovering my mp3's...

    Have I just lost my life collection of music?

    *trying to lol & see the funny side....* :eek:
     
  6. vwnmbus

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    Sorry about the freeware, didnt' know you hadn't converted your disks.
    There are all kinds of undelete programs out there. You may just need to do some research on them.
    Your files aren't gone yet, when you delete a file windows just removes the file name from it. The data still exists until windows writes over it. Other than that, sorry. I'm not the most learned guy here, so maybe someone with more knowledge on this could help you out.
     
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  8. eatusfoetus

    eatusfoetus Thread Starter

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    oh man..

    im still here like 6-7 hours later trying to restore my ****, managed to locate the files and restore but around 80% of the mp3s wont play, about 10% are playing as normal but have seemed to swap file names with other non related files, for example a radiohead tune called creep, is now a beatles song called yellow submarine....

    Also some files seem to be mixed up like ill play an mp3 and it will be 2/3 songs mixed in to one, what nightmare argh :mad:
     
  9. eatusfoetus

    eatusfoetus Thread Starter

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    Hi guys,

    Spent many hours trying to restore my mp3's, tried many things but eventually I managed to restore well over 75% of them. Was a bit worried that turning my pc off could of made my situation worse.

    Anyone with a similar problem ever should visit the below link, 100% effective 100% free (does it get any better?!)


    www3.telus.net/mikebike/RESTORATION.html

    Live and learn hey hehe.

    PS. Anyone got any tips on how to make a folder undeletable?

    Thanks.

    EF.
     
  10. vwnmbus

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    Make the folder Read-Only that should keep you from killing it again
     
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