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Help with MS Works Word Processor

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Kaydee, Apr 25, 2006.

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  1. Kaydee

    Kaydee Thread Starter

    Apr 25, 2006
    Hello, everyone. My name is Kaydee and I'm new to the board.

    Can anyone tell me if there is a recovery process I can perform on a Compaq Presario to retrieve acidentally-deleted text?
  2. Wolfeymole


    Jun 18, 2005
    If your running XP you may be able to do a system restore to before you deleted the text providing the document was resident on the system.
  3. kiwiguy


    Aug 17, 2003
    Sorry but system restore is just that - it restores the Windows System files, not any user created data files such as a word processor document.

    Kaydee, I doubt that you can do what you want, with any degree of ease.

    Specialist forensic software might have success, but for the average home user without the degree of specialist software and knowledge its not usually a realistic possbility, particularly if you have continued to use the computer since the deletion.
  4. oldsmar@mindless

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    Apr 24, 2006
    Being an experienced ComPaq user you might put in the restore disk and browse it looking for whatever it is you deleted and may get it to install. By experienced I mean I had one long enough to learn never to buy any desktop that had it's own version of Windows and had a "Restore" disk instead of a plain old WinX. disk. It might be worth a try.
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