Retrieving data from deleted user account

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ahsvball2507

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Hello, I had some videos on my roommates computer, and I recently bought my own computer, so he deleted my user account before I transferred everything. Is there any way I can retrieve my videos? They are very important to me, and I would hate to lose them
 

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If he didn't delete your files you can still copy them. If they were deleted there is a possibility of data recovery programs working. One such is Recuva.
 

ahsvball2507

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He said when he deleted the profile it didn't ask him to delete or keep files. If they were kept where could I find them? The folder with the files in it were on the desktop of my account if that helps
 

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Assuming the OS is Windows,

XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<your user account>\Desktop

Vista or Windows 7: C:\Users\<your user account>\Desktop
 
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