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The Data Recovery Wizard program worked for me when I lost some important files.

Question: The Data Recovery Wizard program worked for me when I lost some important files.

The Data Recovery Wizard program worked for me when I lost some important files. It had a prices tag but from my experience it was worth it. You can see the details info via http://www.easeus.com. I wanted to share but also wanted to make sure that I didn't stray from the forum rules.

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Preferred Solution: The Data Recovery Wizard program worked for me when I lost some important files.

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

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Answer: The Data Recovery Wizard program worked for me when I lost some important files.

Welcome to TSG....

Thank you for this site. It looks excellent. I would not worry about the advertising thing since you are just pointing out a site that saved your bacon.

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so any one with any knowledge on how to just get my computer to the way it was would be fantastic!!

Answer:lost all data on D drive all program files to

A little more information would be good. What exactly is your "D" drive? What happened that you lost data, or did you just lose access to the data?

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Yesterday I accidentaly moved my Programfiles Folder in the disk D to a folder named fa7c9367958ecc1051a8ee, I tried to cut/paste it back but after I did it the one program files folder stayed there and the other I pasted didnt have all the data.Now the program files folder I tried to cut says its empty,but I dont think so since I disk space hasnt changed and the pasted program files folder does not have all the data it should.Any help would be appreciated thanks.

Answer:Lost my data after cut/pasting Program Files

Are you showing hidden and protected system files? Go to Tools>Folder Options>View and check the settings.Goin' Fishin' (Some day)

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Hi, anyone know of a program that will data recover MPEG-2 movies that were accidentally removed from my Recycle Bin? I have tried several programs, including Recover My Files, GetDataBack, Stellar Phoenix - one found no files, the other found 1300 files (where there should only be about 10), and the other found the right amount, but the files themselves were absolutely huge, so it must have merged the missing MPEG-2s to some of the other movies that weren't deleted.

Can anyone please suggest a way out of this, either by naming a program that can recover MPEG-2s, or a setting that I need change on one of the progs that I've already tried?

Thank you.
 

Answer:A data recovery program that can recover MPEG-2 files?

Hola try drive rescue or ontrack- data recovery
 

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Hi,

I recently re-formatted my PC and everything that I wanted to keep which wasn't a lot a burned onto a single DVD. Even though it wasn't a lot it was quite important.

The software told me the data had burned correctly and everything was hunky dory but I stupidly didn't check to make sure.

Now I've re-formatted my PC I go into my computer and select the drive and one folder is in there but no sub-folders with my files. If i right click on the Drive in My computer it says it's full with 3.8GB of stuff yet when I right click on the single folder in there it says no folders or files in there.

I don't know why it's doing this but it's really frustrating as some treasured photo's are on there and important work files

If anyone can help I'd really appreciate it

Thank You
 

Answer:DVD Problem - Important Data Lost

You might try a program like " Isobuster" to retrieve your data. If the data was actually written to the disk you should be able to see it.
http://www.isobuster.com/isobusterdownload.php
 

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Hi
I have lost very important data after doing a re-install of win xp pro serv pack 2 (new legit copy) over an unverified xp pro serv pack 2.
First I tried a repair with the new product key, got to the welcome screen and was asked to log in to my account after doing that it said "you are already logged in, then a sreen came on saying register my copy of windows
YES/NO on yes or no it logged off and went back to the log on screen, basicaly round in circles, then a friend advised to do a complete re-install over my origional O/S leaving files & folders intact, I did but when it came to the drive/directory to install the default was c:/windows highlited and my friend said to alter it to WINNT. Since then every application wont run asking to re-install applications files are missing, drivers are missing and my cd-drive wont open. Saved registration keys are in Incredimail which I cannot find, all my contacts are missing.
Please help I feel as if my right arm has been cut off.
I dont Know how much has been lost yet as I cant get into any applications.
Thanks for reading hope, you can help.

Dell Dimension 3000, 768 mb ram, cd RW, Nvida graphics with 128 mb on board ram (3 years old).

Answer:lost important data after Re-install xp pro

I don't want to say your friend gave you bad advice, but reinstalling Windows that way causes problems as you are now finding out. Basically, I believe you are probably going to have to reinstall all your applications and drivers. You may be able to reinstall many of the drivers by pointing the wizard to c:\windows\system32 but you are probably better off just using your Dell Resource CD if you still have it.

You can open Outlook just fine still?

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i ws simply using my phone nd when i opened PHOTOS AND VIDEO LOCKER APP it showed get started....all my images and some videos were not shown...so how to get them recovered...or have i lost those ? ..plz rply asap ...its an very important data

Answer:suddenly some app crashed and very important data is lost

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question i ws simply using my phone nd when i opened PHOTOS AND VIDEO LOCKER APP it showed get started....all my images and some videos were not shown...so how to get them recovered...or have i lost those ? ..plz rply asap ...its an very important data you can use a file explorer app to check your local data or use a pc and connect with USB to check the photos on the phone
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i need a help from your side. i was working on my notebook. by mistake i deleted my pics and some important data. i want to get them back. how can i? please tell me. its very important for me.

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Hi, I am using a T400, window 7, 32 bits. Yesterday I accidentally clicked on  Start > All Programs > ThinkVantage> Create product recovery media or Create recovery media. I am not sure about which programs I clicked on but it appears an open up window asking me if I want to insert recovery disk, then I click no. It disappeared. It didn't tell me anything( like all the data will be lost and there is no progress box either; it happened very fast like in 5 seconds) and then I find that all my data in hard drive D is gone. I can not see hard drive D anymore in My computer. However I can find the partition titled "recovery partition" with 100% free storage in replace for my hard drive D in the storage management of  My computer and I cannot access it. I am so scared that I don't turn off the laptop 'till now. All the programs are working normal because I installed them on hard drive C but all the data on drive D is lost. Anyone has the same problems? I wonder such a serious software but doesn't have any prior notice to customer that it will cause data loss like this?Thanks.  

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I have a problem with my Satellite 1100 laptop. The windows OS has somehow become corrupted and now won't start up. I have tried the usual 'use last good config' and start in 'safe mode' but neither of these work.

Is there a way using the product recovery CD to fix this without losing important documents and photos?

Any help appreciated.

Answer:Can I fix OS using recovery CD without loosing important data?

Hello

Using delivered recovery CD you can install OS again. There is no option for any kind of ?OS repair?. I do not know how is your HDD configured but if you have 2 partitions and all your important data are saved on the second one you can install OS on the first partition using ?Expert mode?.

At the moment you can try to obtain Microsoft installations CD and try to repair preinstalled OS.

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Hi Everyone,

Today was a bad day for me as i lost every single file in my Hp laptop. I think it is all my mistake. let me explain what happend.

My laptop have 500GB HD. Laptop came up with 456GB of "C" Drive partition. Other 3 paritions were HP_Tools, Recovery and System.

"C" drive was half full when i decided to divide it into more drives to save important data from "C" to another drive. After searching on internet i came to know that windows 7 has a limit of 4 parititons. then i started searching for a quick solution to avoid full new windows installation. I installed a Mini Tool Parition manager and Set the "C" drive as Logical and shrinked more drives from C. Computer restarted Partition manager takes 10 minutes to do everything and then WIndows started and all was ok. But I wanted to have one more 100 gb partition from "C". I did it again using Parition manager and computer started all stuff was going well. Parition manager finshed everything and when computer restart nothing works. Every time computer restart from windows 7 Logo. I was sure that something goes wrong. i tried to repair it but repair takes 30 minutes and solved nothing for me. i canceled repair and try to install fresh windows 7. when i was selecting the "C" disk to install windows in it. An error appeas saying "windows could not format a partition on disk 0. The error occurred while preparing the partition selected for installatio... Read more

Answer:Full HardDrive Cleaned Important data lost - Hp Laptop

If you ran clean ALL, you are SOL.

Perhaps you can ask the NSA for their backup copy.

Too late this time, but in future, good idea to make an image backup every so often.

This is great free program which you can use to prevent getting in trouble in future:
http://www.backup-utility.com/free-backup-software.html

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I seem to have deleted my husbands Solitaire game---Disneys Daily Blast & am in deep trouble. lol
Have tried to restore it with Nortons unerase wizard but can't locate it. Under search for files & folders- the folder shows up--when I click on the folder it is empty. Is the program gone for good?
Thank You,
 

Answer:Unerase Wizard/Lost Program

If the Solitare game is or is not the one that comes with Windows that can be re-installed as can Disney's Daily Blast.

You'd need to state your Operating System.

http://disney.go.com/preview/blast/special_offer/preview.html

The below attachment has unrelated but important information.
 

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Don't know where best to post this - mod please move/delete as appropriate.Until the end of this month Easeus is giving away its flagship Data Recovery Wizard (possible a new version being released with Win 7 support) which had to be purchased. This is a user friendly fully featured freebie well worth a looksee.Details here Edit: for some reason the link won't paste correctly. It is WWW DOT EASEUS DOT COM SLASH GIVEAWAYS SLASH DRW

Answer:Easeus Data Recovery Wizard.

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Hi,
While re-installing Windows 10 on my Samsung ativ book 9 (15" core i7), I had two partitions (256 gb ssd) half capacity each one, one holds the os, and the other my data.
when selecting the partition where to install windows 10, it tolds me that I cannot so i googled it, i figured out that i have to clean the partition and then convert it to gpt using diskpart.
so i did but instead of cleaning the system partition it deleted all the disk data in a second.
I have now one unallocated partition (256 gb), i created 3 partition afterwars, 500mb efi, primary for os, and third for my data. windows 10 installated successfully, but my data all gone.
I tried every single data recovery app, but all of them just recover some ****ty folders that doesn't have any value like desktop.ini. (by the way, i tried in the days after this data earthquake not to have new data to avoid overwriting the old precious data)
any help to undo clean command or anything would be amazingly appreciated.
Thanks.

Answer:Very Important data lost while installing windows 10 using diskpart clean partition, how can I get it back?

Unfortunately its your fault since you did not understand diskpart completely before using it. When using diskpart you might have selected the entire disk for the format rather than just the partition. There is no way your data can now be recovered.

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hi i formated my laptop without using recovery option after tha i lose all files in disk:/cbut i still have the hdd recovery folder in disk:/DI want to restore to the original version of Windows without the use of toshiba hdd recovery wizard any help please ?[recovering disk space, attachment deleted by admin]

Answer:toshiba hdd recovery wizard lost !!!

You can borrow a friends copy of Windows 7 and perform a clean installation using your key that ia affixed to the laptop as a clean install. That is your only other way to put Windows 7 back on this computer without using the recovery set that came with the laptop. Corporate installations are generally just that, installations from Windows 7 disc using the activation key that is affixed to the laptop so that you have just a clean laptop with bare OS and none of the bundleware that comes with a new home computer / bundled to recovery set.

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I went to access important files today for my University course and they have disappeared. Recently i had a problem with a "virus" which was self replicating and McAfee Security Centre 2007 kept catching it, but after 2 full scans no viruses were found.

Here is a link to the virus McAfee found repeatedly as it self-replicated: http://us.mcafee.com/virusInfo/defau...virus_k=141178
Attached is a screenshot showing the first report of the virus.

Also the virus alerts came completely out of no-where, at the time i wasn't even using the computer it was just connected to the University network, and i never get viruses because i scan files before using them and am generally cautious.

Files are missing in some areas, but not others. Half of my installers are also missing, which is a pain. I tried to use "eDATA Unerase", which i found on download.com, but i only recovered a few files and those are corrupted and do not open.

I have a system restore point at the end of January, but i am unsure whether restoring would bring back the files. One thing i have not tried is restarting the PC, but i am unable to do that at the moment due to a large file download.

What i need to know is:
1. Why and where did the files go?
2. Am i at risk for more missing files?
3. How can i get them back for free?

Thanks for any help, Jamie.

Answer:Lost important files

hello & welcome to TSF ,


the more you use your pc the less chance of recovery

follow this link

http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloads38.html

there are many programs here that you can use / some are

freeware

shareware

full paid versions

you will have to decide what type you use

also remeber that you only get what you pay for

but i have found that many freeware programs can do the job

Mike

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Hi, new to the site, hoping someone can help me. My sister's computer crashed, and I have been working on it. She wasn't concerned about losing much, except for her baby's pictures and some text files. Everything else could be replaced. So, I slaved her hard drive to mine and copied all of the pictures into a folder on my desktop. No problem.
Today, when I was working on my computer, my system froze up and rebooted itself. When it was back on, ALL of the files in my folders on my desktop were GONE. The folders were still there, but the pictures and music files were missing. Including my sister's pictures. Also, the login screen turned into a little blue Windows XP box, nobody else's login name was there. All the programs on my startup screen were there, but when I hovered my mouse over them it said "empty" ???
I fixed the logon screen, and uninstalled/reinstalled the programs I wanted to keep and got rid of the rest (computer needed a thorough cleaning anyway). I can handle all that hassle. What I cannot handle is the loss of those baby pictures. If I don't get them back, my sister will never talk to me again, or at least make me suffer horribly.
I tried restoring, no change, and I tried file recovery programs, also no luck (on both my hard drive and my sister's). I cannot understand where those files went. I can't see them just up and disappearing, but I have had no luck searching for them.
Any and all information and help wo... Read more

Answer:Help! Lost VERY IMPORTANT FILES!

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I was recently asked to take a look at someone's computer and try and recover some data. I've done this before from someone's damaged disk, by using a bit of msdos knowledge to run CHKDSK, and ultimately reinstalling windows. The old data was stored in a windows.old folder, so I got it back for them and advised them to replace the drive soonest.

On this occasion, some prat took the disk away, and he tells me he reformatted the disk, and put windows 7 on. The odd thing was, he reckoned that reformatting would not erase the data confused duh, amateur!), but it makes me wonder if he really did.
Anyway, I checked out the popular data recovery utilities here, and GetDataBack and EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard look as though they may do the job.

Do you guys have any preference? And also, is there any way of telling whether the disk was previously formatted FAT or NTFS as GetDataBack has 2 versions?

Thanks as always, for your valuable time guys
 

Answer:GetDataBack vs EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard

Hi

I haven't used either of the programs you're asking about. However, I've used Recuva after a format, and it worked fine (the drive was NTFS) to recover what was not completely overwritten.
 

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Sorry if this is posted elsewhere. I did look.click hereToday only, Win 2000/XP/Vista Only Not 7.

Answer:$69.95 Free of EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard

Many thanks, will give it a try.

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Free for 24 hours for anyone that may need it.click here

Answer:Data Recovery Wizard free for 24 hours

Oops sorry but meant to post this in the helproom.

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Advanced data recovery software to do format recovery and recover   deleted files emptied from Recycle Bin or lost data due to partition   loss or damage, software crash, virus infection, unexpected shutdown or   any other unknown reasons.  It will do an amazing job when the data loss disaster strikes, especially when you want to recover data from formatted drive.http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/

Answer:Giveaway of the Day - Easeus Data Recovery Wizard 5.0.1

Oooo that's a good one...

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EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard - 3 Day Giveaway expires 19/03/2010
EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard is an advanced Data Recovery Software to Format Recovery, Partition Recovery, and Recover Deleted Files emptied from the Recycle Bin or restore data lost due to software crash, virus attack, etc. It offers users with quick scan, easy and safe data recovery.
Features:
Recover deleted or lost files emptied from the Recycle Bin.
File recovery after accidental format, even if you have reinstalled Windows.
Get data back from RAW hard drives.
Get back files after a partitioning error.
Disk recovery after a hard disk crash.
Recover office documents, photos, images, videos, music, email, etc.
Support FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS/NTFS5 file systems.
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Answer:Free! EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard

Must remember the dates

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EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 8.5

download page:http://www.softpedia.com/get/System...ASEUS-Data-Recovery-Wizard-Free-Edition.shtml

About:
"If you are dealing with different data loss scenarios and need to recover images, videos, songs, emails, documents, or other files, you can have a look at EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Free.
Tips during the installation process
In order to avoid issues that may appear while trying to retrieve lost files, the tool recommends that you install the software on a different drive then the one that contains the deleted information.

Wizard-driven interface
The program adopts a step-by-step approach and offers you guidance throughout the entire configuration process. Rookies may take advantage of this mode but power users cannot skip the wizard and configure the settings on their own.

Filters
EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Free gives you the possibility to apply filters by graphics (e.g. JPG, PNG, BMP), audio (e.g. MP3, WMA), document (Word, Excel or PDF files), video, email (from Outlook or Outlook Express), or archive files. On the downside, you are not allowed to manually specify the file types that are included/excluded in/from the scanning process, so you are stuck with the aforementioned filter categories.

Scan the desired hard drive
The tool automatically detects the hard drives found present on your system and lets you choose the one that is included in the scan. Additionally, you may refresh the list with partitions with just one ... Read more

Answer:EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 8.5.0

EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Free v.8.8.0

Download:
EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Free
http://www.easeus-software.com/download/drw_free.exe
EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Trial
http://download.easeus.com/trial/drw_trial.exe
EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard Trial Professional
http://download.easeus.com/trial/drw_trial.exe

Key Features:
Hot! English & German language support.
New! Support hard disk up to 8 TB.
New! Windows 8.1 compatible ? recover any data under Win 8.1.
New! Brand-new user interface for more intuitive data recovery process.
New! Faster scan lost files by skipping bad sectors automatically.
New! Once you have purchased you do not have to download and search a second time.
Recover deleted or lost files emptied from the Recycle Bin.
File recovery after accidental format, even Windows reinstallation.
Disk recovery after a hard disk crash.
Get back files after a partitioning error.
Get data back from RAW hard drives.
Specify file types before file recovery to find lost files quickly.
Recover office document, photo, image, video, music, email, etc.
Recover from hard drive, USB drive, memory card, memory stick, camera card, Zip, floppy disk or other storage media.
Support FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS/NTFS5 file systems.

OS suported:
Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7, Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit).
Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

Homepage:http://www.easeus.com
 

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Free for today only on Giveaway of the Day.Easeus Data Recovery Wizard 5.0.1Advanced data recovery software to do format recovery and recover deleted files emptied from Recycle Bin or lost data due to partition loss or damage, software crash, virus infection, unexpected shutdown or any other unknown reasons.It will do an amazing job when the data loss disaster strikes, especially when you want to recover data from formatted drive.http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/

Answer: Easeus Data Recovery Wizard 5.0.1 FREE

The website says: "aseus Data Recovery Wizard 5.0.1 is available as a Giveaway of the day! You have  15 hours 2 minutes to download and install it."  So, it must be installed today?  It won't work if you download it today but don't install it until sometime after today?

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EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard is an advanced Data Recovery Software to Format Recovery, Partition Recovery, and Recover Deleted Files emptied from the Recycle Bin or restore data lost due to software crash, virus attack, etc. It offers users with quick scan, easy and safe data
recovery.

Features:
Recover deleted or lost files emptied from the Recycle Bin.
File recovery after accidental format, even if you have reinstalled Windows.
Get data back from RAW hard drives.
Get back files after a partitioning error.
Disk recovery after a hard disk crash.
Recover office documents, photos, images, videos, music, email, etc.
Support FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS/NTFS5 file systems.


|MG| EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard - 3 Day Giveaway Download

Answer:EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard - 3 Day Giveaway

Thanks Dinesh. I'll give it a try.

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Someone ran into my USB while it was connected to my laptop and it has broken. As you can probably guess from the title, it has something very important on it which, to make matters worse, is due tomorrow. The connecting place has detached from the memory part but nothing appears to be broken, I have tried putting it back together, but it doesn't seem to be working. What do I do??

Answer:USB is broken. Important files may be lost.

There is nothing you can do, unless you are handy with a precision electronic soldering gun.
You may be able to get the stem fixed if you take it to a computer repair shop, but don't hold out too much hope.

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Recover deleted files with the new edition of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro
Last year we reviewed the professional edition of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, a highly intuitive application designed to identify and recover deleted files, regardless of the deletion method applied: emptied Recycle Bin / Shift+Delete combo, quick or normal format, lost partition, lost partition, or damaged boot manager.

It looked quite promising but failed to meet our expectations when it came to tricky deletions, from normal format and upward. Last month the developers launched a new version for EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, which includes a complete redesign toward looks, structure and some features, while ensuring improvements concerning the scan speed and identified files, among other aspects.

In terms of trial limitations, price and installation, version 8 remains the same. There is no expiration date attached to the trial edition, but users can only search for files and preview them. To unlock this restriction, they have to purchase the full package $69.95 / ?59.05.

The installer is fast and simple, since there are no customization settings involved. Worth mentioning is that if users plan on recovering files from the primary drive C, they should install Data Recover Wizard in another location, in order to prevent further file damage.

New interface and features

EaseUS has polished the interface and gave it a completely new look to match Windows 8 systems, thanks to elegant lines and... Read more

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August 20, 2009 It's free today

Data Recovery Wizard Professional 4.3.6 will help computer users out of all data loss problems. It can do format recovery, recover deleted files emptied from the Recycle Bin, or data loss due to partition loss or damage, software crash, virus infection and other unknown reasons.

Data Recovery Wizard Professional works perfectly with hardware RAID and hard drive, USB drive, SD card, memory card, etc. It provides the comprehensive data recovery solution for computer users.

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Hi,

I was wondering how important the two mentioned folders are when installing a software. I know most programs suggest being installed to one of them, but it is really necessary? What happens if I choose another folder?

I use the game client Steam for example. It wants to go into C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam

Does it matter if I place it in C:\Another Folder\Steam?

Are there any programs that MUST be installed in either Program Files or Program Files (x86) to work properly?

On my desktop computer I have one SSD disk (C) and one regular hard disk (D). Here I have always installed software to D:\Program Files and never seen any issues with that (note that this Program Files folder was made by me and not by Windows. Those folders are located on the C drive but never used by me).

The reason I'm asking is because I'd like to sync a few folders from a software located in \Program Files\ using Synology Cloud Station. For some reason it does not have access to the Program Files folders on the C drive (but it can access the one on D drive).

Answer:Are the Program Files and Program Files (x86) folders important?

It does not matter where you install software. Most save config in AppData's or ProgramData's folders anyway.






Originally Posted by Hoggorm


The reason I'm asking is because I'd like to sync a few folders from a software located in \Program Files\ using Synology Cloud Station. For some reason it does not have access to the Program Files folders on the C drive (but it can access the one on D drive).



This is the reason, why it is better to install Steam elsewhere (preferably other drive like D).
Because restrictions could cause problems launching games, which require admin rights.

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PROMO EXPIRED

Here's another exclusive offer from Gizmo's Freeware. On the 12th of November we are offering the full $69.95 current version of EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard free. The offer runs for 24 hours from 12.01 AM Thursday 12 November, 2009 USA Pacific Daylight Time. Please read how to get EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard $ 69.95 worth for FREE Get $69.95 Version of EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard for Free do note, please :

This version of Data Recovery Wizard works on Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista 32 bit and 64 bit. It does not work with Windows 7. The license is valid for personal use only on a single PC.

Thanks GIZMO

Answer:Get $69.95 Version of EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard for Free - Expired

It seems that this software is not fully compatible with win7, it's right?

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- Windows 7 x64 bit;
- the original installed OS on the system: windows 7 professional 64 bit;
- full retail version;
- the age of system (hardware) one year;
- the age of OS installation: seven months after last installation.

Hello,

every time I run easeus data recovery wizard professional or 7-zip with a large file my notebook shut down; I hear the fan spin fast and the temperature growing.
The shut down come after some minutes.
I wonder what is the reason.

Thank you.

Answer:My Notebook Shut Down When Running easeus data recovery wizard

Download and install the hardware monitor and select download and then select the appropriate (32-bit or 64-bit) version of the software. Monitor your temperatures during the sequences you described that cause your computer to shut down. Let us know what the temperatures reach before it shuts down.

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Free and powerful data recovery software to recover 1 GB data free of charge. It solves all data loss problems - recover files emptied from Recycle Bin, or lost due to software crash, formatted or damaged hard drive, virus attack, lost partition and other unknown reasons under Windows 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / 2008 / 7. It recovers data from formatted partitions with original file names and storage paths. Moreover, the free data recovery software works well with dynamic disk, RAID and Linux file system. Free Download EASEUS Products: Data Recovery software, Data Backup Software, Partition Manager Software. Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition 5.0.1 Full Version lets you recover less than 1 GB file for FREE! So in that sense it is crippleware!

Answer:Download Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition 5.0.1 Full Version

This free data recovery software with 1 GB recovery capacity can solve most data loss problems. Because most office documents, photos, emails are less than 1 GB, and you can save lots of money by this free software.

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Having migrated settings using files and settings wizard prior to a format, I now cannot open the file at all. Is there any way of accessing that data you veryclever (and kind) people?

Answer:Files and settings wizard data - please help

Have you tried using the files & settings transfer wizard to open it, as far as I know you need to use the wizard to create the file on the old pc and the wizard again to open the file on the new pc and restore your files and settings.

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Unfortunately it is too late to do anything about this but I would like to know what happened.

I have used the XP File and setting transfer wizard many times and have never encountered this situation before. I upgraded a customer's computer to XP Pro from 98 - advised him as I do for all that the best way to go is a clean install and reload programs...I ran the transfer wizard on the old computer where there were many digital photos and stored the resulting file...completed the installation of XP (all legal) and ran the wizard to put the settings and data back. Now I just ran the wizard with the default settings...all files and settings since there was not much else on the computer that needed to be transfered and I could always delete afterward but this way all the settings and files would be transferred.

Put everything back and installed the programs back and gave the customer back the computer...he tells me now that none of his photos are on the computer...of course he is correct - if they were in fact on the machine in the first place but I never checked the directories he says they were in...there are hundreds of JPG files that were transferred back from ALL over the hard drive including jpgs from his kids games - all in their original directories...but NO photos.

As I said I have NEVER seen this before in most cases I have found jpgs and avi files that customers never realized they had (temp folders filled with porno they viewed ) on their computers but neve... Read more

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Hello all,

I have tried to download (from microsoft) the Microsoft Excel 2002 Template Wizard with Data Tracking add-in program, however after running the download Application cannot find the file which i believe is called WZTEMPLT.XLA.

Can anyone help with a copy of the file or a website with direct download of the file.

Thanks
Lavinia
 

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I know this may sound stupid and I know I was...

But it was the first time that I had to run the recovery disk and I moved all my important documents to the second partition (E:) and then ran the recovery disk, thinking that it would only format the first partition (C:)...
Well I was wrong.

Can anyone please help me with a way to get the information on my second partition (E:) back?

Answer:Lost of data after using recovery disc - How to get back the data

Hi mate?

I?ve got bad news for you?
The HDD has been formatted by Recovery DVD and this means that all available partitions have been erased!

I?m sorry but I don?t see any options to get back the data :(

Of course there are many companies which are able to rescue the data on damage HDDs of after HDD formatting but in my opinion the costs would be immense?

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Hi i don, know if anuone can help with the following problem; On running the file and transfer wizard at the end the massage on the old computer looks as is everything is fine-"you have succesfully collected files and settings" However on the new computer i get the message CANNOT COMPLETE THE TRANSFER AN ERROR OCCURED WHILE THE WIZARD WAS LOADING YOUR DATA ....The Wizard cannot create the data needed to save your settings . Make sure you have enough disk space avaiable.Old computer is Win 98 -new one XPI have disabled the AVG anti virusThe computer are recognizing each other as the progress window is at the same % and time elapsedHave installed available updates and service packs from Microsoft Any ideas please

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Hi
I used CLEAN in DISKPART and i delete all partitions of my only disk.
Now i dont have any OS on my laptop and i want recover partition by "Partition Wizard" or "Test Disk" that can boot from CD but i fear that this bootable program overwrite on my only disk to load itself and some part of my data will be lost.
Am i right?
I must apologize because of my weak language skills.

Answer:May i lost my data in recovery by bootable recovery programs?

It depends on how valuable your data was and much you want to spend to get it back. The best chance you would have of retrieving your data would be to take your hard drive to a professional recovery service, explain to them the exact steps you did to delete your partitions and pay the professionals to retrieve your data.

I have successfully - many, many years ago - recovered a deleted partition using software that I purchased, but I can't remember exactly which software it was - I only used it once.

Software such as this:
Free Partition Recovery Software - EaseUS Partition Recovery.

Is meant to be booted from CD/DVD/USB and not write to the hard drive so that it can read possible markers left on the hard drive to indicate where the partitions used to be and restore them.

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I have a 300gb Maxtor Drive partitioned into 4 drives...the OS on the hd was Windows Vista...While i was reinstalling XP i accidently formatted the whole drive because it didnt show the rest of the partitions on the screen...by the time i realized what i just did it was already 5% formatted...so i decided to stop it by turning off my computer...

i was wondering if the data (music, files, pictures, etc etc) is still recoverable...if so, what are the necessary steps that i should take to recover it...my friend sent me OnTrack 6.3 EasyRecovery Pro and i went out and bought Search and Recover 4...should i do a clean format on the drive and then run a data recovery software or should i run the software with the drive being 5% formatted...

if someone can lead me in the right direction i would greatly appreciate it...thanks

pete
 

Answer:Data Recovery Lost Data from format

Closing duplicate, please reply here:

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/594609-data-recovery-lost-data-format.html

eddie
 

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I have a 300gb Maxtor Drive partitioned into 4 drives...the OS on the hd was Windows Vista...While i was reinstalling XP i accidently formatted the whole drive because it didnt show the rest of the partitions on the screen...by the time i realized what i just did it was already 5% formatted...so i decided to stop it by turning off my computer...

i was wondering if the data (music, files, pictures, etc etc) is still recoverable...if so, what are the necessary steps that i should take to recover it...my friend sent me OnTrack 6.3 EasyRecovery Pro and i went out and bought Search and Recover 4...should i do a clean format on the drive and then run a data recovery software or should i run the software with the drive being 5% formatted...

if someone can lead me in the right direction i would greatly appreciate it...thanks

pete
 

Answer:Data Recovery Lost Data from format

Please do not post duplicates. With patience, you should get a reply to your post within 24 hours.
 

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I have a 300gb Maxtor Drive partitioned into 4 drives...the OS on the hd was Windows Vista...While i was reinstalling XP i accidently formatted the whole drive because it didnt show the rest of the partitions on the screen...by the time i realized what i just did it was already 5% formatted...so i decided to stop it by turning off my computer...

i was wondering if the data (music, files, pictures, etc etc) is still recoverable...if so, what are the necessary steps that i should take to recover it...my friend sent me OnTrack 6.3 EasyRecovery Pro and i went out and bought Search and Recover 4...should i do a clean format on the drive and then run a data recovery software or should i run the software with the drive being 5% formatted...

if someone can lead me in the right direction i would greatly appreciate it...thanks

pete
 

Answer:Data Recovery Lost Data from format

Don't know of any freeware ...
But I know someone who has recovered all of his data from a formatted drive using ..
http://www.runtime.org/

I know he tried some others ... but this one worked.
 

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Came across this article that might be useful for others.
"In this article we will describe logical data recovery from a hard disk drive or other storage device in perfect physical conditions. If you suspect your storage device has any kind of physical damage ? do not try to use any recovery or test software on it. Provided methods can be used right away and without any special knowledge."
Read the rest here: Data Recovery for Dummies: simple way to rescue your files

Answer:How to rescue files and recover data - Data Recovery Guide

Sounds interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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What is the select in locked files wizard.doc

locked files wizard.zip

CopyLock2.zipWhat is the select in locked files wizard option - in the right click menu - for my folders and files

I currently have an option on my files and folders that has the option to select in locked folders and files in locked files wizard.

I have previously troubleshooted for what was keeping my external hard drive if you look at my history - process explorer - copy lock and auto runs. I am not sure where this option originated from -

Slow computer and Temporary folders - can you delete them - - Microsoft Community

I am in a desperate search how to get the option off just in case I lock a file or folder.

I am only a beginner on the computer and worried about locking files. I currently can not move files and folders from my desktop and troubleshooting that.

I downloaded CopyLock2 from Miscellaneous Tools

I have tried looking through my Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

If someone could please assist me in trying to get this option from my computer as I do not know where the files end up.

I have tried going into Google and there are some programs that claim to remove Locked Files Wizard, but i can not see the program or file for it to be removed.

https://skydrive.live.com/? cid=7a797bf1cb645296&id=7A797BF1CB645296%211149
sorry

Answer:Trouble removing a program -not on control panel - Locked Files Wizard

Hello Melissa from my searches I find it has to be downloaded as I don't have it on my machines.

However I did find these two refs
Uninstall The Locked Files Wizard 2.0.2.19.5 Completely - How-to Removal Guide

Removal.Wizard Removal Tool. Remove Removal.Wizard Now

I am not sure of these two best do a scan on them on saving to downloads.

myself I would scratching around in the regedit in the HKEY_LOCAL_MCHINE > Software > Microsoft > Windows but I would be aware that it may even not be a dedicated Microsoft product. Then you would have to search elsewhere. But be careful

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Hi,

I'm in desperate need of some help. My PC at work decided to shutdown each time it booted up and displayed the desktop it would display a message along the lines on 'Microsoft has detected an error and will shutdown...', then shutdown.

The machine was taken away by the IT guys who at first thought it was a memory issue, I was then told it was a hard drive fault and that they tried to clone the hard drive to a new hard drive but some of the windows system files were corrupt, so they gave me a new hard drive with and loaded a fresh install of Windows 7 and set my faulty hard drive as the slave drive.

The slave drive originally had XP on it.

The problem I have is trying to recover the files from the slave drive, although the drive and structure look in tact the user profile doesn't appear at all, I've unhidden files within 'user' but it just shows up as 'default' with just a bunch of empty folders.

Is there anyway I can recover my profile and more importantly recover my files?

Many thanks

Answer:Recovery of lost data

As your IT guys have tried, I would say NO.
Do your IT guys backup all the PC at work.

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Hi,
After running scandisk for windows98 ,it deleted my original data and found**.chk files were created.
Can anyone tell me how to recover my original data from that disk now.

Thanx a million.
 

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Hi guys

I have a 40GB SSD (32gb usable) I want to use the SSD for the OS for fast reboots - and some programs (custom install locations when needed)

However, I want all my mass data to be on my 500GB SATA, how can I achieve this without breaking updates or windows?

Thanks
 

Answer:Windows 7 SSD and SATA. Moving Users Program Files and Program data to bigger drive

Here's a sample on how to move "My Documents"

Works the same for any folder.

http://hubpages.com/hub/Windows-7_-_Moving_My_Documents
 

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I don't know where this belongs, but since someone moved my last thread here . . .

I use a program called ARC-160 to program radio scanners. The program allows me to enter hundreds of frequencies and other data, then it saves them in a file.
Normally (as recently as last week), when I click OPEN, I see all the files I have saved. Then I can choose one to edit it or create a new one.

NOW when I click OPEN, I get a Document Library and my files are NOT there.
Where can they be?

Here is a screen shot showing what I get.

Answer:More Lost DATA with program called ARC-160

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Dick H


I don't know where this belongs, but since someone moved my last thread here . . .

I use a program called ARC-160 to program radio scanners. The program allows me to enter hundreds of frequencies and other data, then it saves them in a file.
Normally (as recently as last week), when I click OPEN, I see all the files I have saved. Then I can choose one to edit it or create a new one.

NOW when I click OPEN, I get a Document Library and my files are NOT there.
Where can they be?

Here is a screen shot showing what I get.

http://www.pbase.com/image/126348976.jpg


Hello Dick, welcome to windows 7 support forums,
does arc use excel to create the database?
If not do you know how arc creates your files and what extension does it create.

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Hi,
Actually i saved data in partition, then after added bitlocker security.
I have password and key also.
Then I unlocked it for sometime, Due to my friend mistake, he deleted entire data from drive (which was enabled for bitlock). Data was huge so it just deleted without going to recyclebin.
So now i can recover data with DATA RECOVERY TOOL from partition.
But Its encrypted. bcuz in that drive data was encrypted.
So when i try to access its marked as not read (encrypted).
I think there is no way to put same data back in bitlock cover and unlock it or other solution.
If you have some suggestions, Please suggest.
I will be very thankfull to you.

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Hi,
Actually i saved data in partition, then after added bitlocker security.
I have password and key also.
Then I unlocked it for sometime, Due to my friend mistake, he deleted entire data from drive (which was enabled for bitlock). Data was huge so it just deleted without going to recyclebin.
So now i can recover data with DATA RECOVERY TOOL from partition.
But Its encrypted. bcuz in that drive data was encrypted.
So when i try to access its marked as not read (encrypted).
I think there is no way to put same data back in bitlock cover and unlock it or other solution.
If you have some suggestions, Please suggest.
I will be very thankfull to you.

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cannot do a system restore after a cpu recovery mistake...help

Answer:mistake pc recovery lost data

you need to post more information with more detail and correctly describe the problem
this is obviously a wrong discription
cpu recovery

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I recently had some trouble with flashing my bios.. and my harddrive got erased... is there anyway i can get my data back if i have already formated that partition
 

Answer:lost data, any possibility of recovery

xFuryofFivex said:

I recently had some trouble with flashing my bios.. and my harddrive got erased... is there anyway i can get my data back if i have already formated that partitionClick to expand...

yes and no depending if you've written OVER the sectors of your data. Go get yourself a program that reads the sectors on the harddrive. A simple search on www.downloads.com will show some results. I believe I used a program called GetDataBack awhile ago. Worked like a charm.
 

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hi,guys. I got a problem now, I install a free software a week ago, then when login the windows, always had a babylon 9 advertisement pop up at the right coner of the screen, so i use the anti -malware to remove it ,unfortunately it didn't workeven worse I lost the total data of q recovery  partition, my questions are how to remove the disturbing ad.  and how to back up the system.   thanks    

Answer:Lost data from recovery partition

First, some info:What anti-malware program are you using?Also, did you create restore disks when you first used the system?What free software did you download and install (the name of the program that keeps creating the ad)?I'm assuming that 'Q:' just doesn't show up in 'Computer', correct?Can you tell me what happens when you go into Start>Search for 'Computer Management'>Storage>Disk Management? Do you see 3 blue boxes in total, and is one of them labeled 'Lenovo Recovery'?Finally, what version of Windows are you using, and on what kind of Thinkpad?

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I was running on Windows XP SP2 working fine for me. Last week when I connected to the internet while browsing may be some virus came into it and my Laptop (Acer Aspire 5050) start malfunctioning. I decided to install windows XP SP2 again, while installing it started formatting my hard drive without prompting for it in the mean while it got restarted and I lost my whole data. I again repartitioned it and install windows XP some how.

I have tried many softwares for recovering data like GetdataBack for NTFS, Badcopy and Ontrack.

Can any one tell me which is the best software for recovering lost data from HDD.
 

Answer:HDD Data Recovery from lost partition

After 2 installations, you are wasting your time trying to recover anything. It is all gone. Hopefully, you had everything backed up, right?
 

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My girlfriend's laptop seems to be showing symptoms consistent with gradual hard-drive failure (she is losing random bits of data for no reason and is experiencing OS functionality slowdown as well as boot errors). One of the files that 'vanished' was her diary, is there any way to recover this by means of software? (The laptop is still functional and I can run whatever needs to be run). Please get back to me if there is any way to solve this. We tried a data-recovery program but it didn't yield any results, only something that looks like a temp copy of the file. Word couldn't open it because it was corrupted, and I don't think that's the right file anyways since it's only ~160 B, when her diary was a 20 page file (I'm guessing ~100 KB)
Thanks for any help anyone can give.
-DHack
 

Answer:Help needed with lost data recovery

Hi,

www.piriform.com

download the recuva feature, that will retrieve her diary as long as it has not been overwritten.

It is free ware, enjoy the luvin your gf gives you when you retrieve it for her

 

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I was running on Windows XP SP2 working fine for me. Last week when I connected to the internet while browsing may be some virus came into it and my Laptop (Acer Aspire 5050) start malfunctioning. I decided to install windows XP SP2 again, while installing it started formatting my hard drive without prompting for it in the mean while it got restarted and I lost my whole data. I again repartitioned it and install windows XP some how.

I have tried many softwares for recovering data like GetdataBack for NTFS, Badcopy and Ontrack.

Can any one tell me which is the best software for recovering lost data from HDD.
 

Answer:Data Recovery from lost Partition

Do not double-post.

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/666204-hdd-data-recovery-lost-partition.html
 

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Hi, my question concerns an HP Pavillion Desktop with Windows XP Home Edition Operating System. About a week ago my computer was degenerating to such a condition that it would no longer start up properly: it would not load some of the host process properly at start up and the desk top would not appear. The system would hang up, and the only way I could access files was in safe mode.
So I decided to do a Full System Recovery and allow the computer to restore itself to some sort of usable condition. Upon completing the initial set up I was presented with, I pressed FINISH and the system froze again, refusing to load the desktop.
So, perhaps foolishly, I attempted a System Recovery from the Recovery DVDs the computer had prompted me to make a while ago, as well as a few more System Restores and Recoveries.
Finally after letting the computer run its course for nearly a day, I was able to use the desktop normally again. However, I discovered that some text documents which I had saved directly on to the desktop had disappeared. I scoured the directories looking for them, discovering that the old Documents and Settings from the previous user name (the one I had when I saved the files onto the desktop) would not allow me to access its DESKTOP folder, where I hoped these documents might be.
These documents were not backed up in any other folder, but saved directly to the desktop.
My question is, and I know it's probably a long shot: Is there any hope that I might be able to recov... Read more

Answer:Data Lost after System Recovery

You will have to take ownership of the Folder/Files: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421 .
Gene
 

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hello,I did a system reset or recovery with Vista ( I have a compaq 610). I have 2 drives, C and D.Without thinking that it would be new formatted etc , I did not make a back-up of my pictures and docs ( I know ....)howver I made a back up a couple of weeks ago thru the HP software on D.If I now look at d it say 2gb of 10 free. Which means that their should be data on....  But when I click on it I see nothing.would anyone know how I can see that data and what is on the D drive?thankschris

Answer:lost data after system recovery

The D: drive probably doesn't contain any backups. It contains a recovery partition.The "backup" procedure you ran through, assuming you didn't burn any discs during the process, likely just backed up your data somewhere on the C: drive, not onto D: (since there would not be room).

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Hi,

I Had Formatted My Hard Drive Unknowingly And Lost All The Data On The Computer.......now I Have Installed The Xp Os But I Have Lost Very Important Data......so If Any One Can Help Me Recovering The Data It Will Be More Helpful
 

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Not sure if I'm in the right place, but here goes. I recently did a partial system recovery and when I was done, everything was in it's right place except for one folder. I did a search and located it in USERDATA but was unable to access it. I managed to gain ownership of the folder but when I opened it, the folder was empty! Why would this happen and is there any way I can recover the lost files? I even downloaded a file recovery program but I still cannot find the files although I have found other crap that has been deleted. Does anyone have any advice as to what can be done? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Answer:Lost data after a partial system recovery

Hello and welcome to the forum

What do you mean by "Partial System Recovery" . . . what exactly did you do?

Try not to use the machine since using it will make any data recovery more difficult

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Hi, can anyone help,
my system recently crashed,
showing a message " windows can not start because the following file is missing or corrupt \windows\system32\config\system". so I used my XP start up disk which ran the system recovery. I now find that all my files/data is missing and the system has gone back to it's original settings. After searching TSF I see "Getdataback" is an option. Can you tell me is this a good program to use? Will it help my problem?

Thanks....

Answer:How to recover lost data following system recovery

That's an excellent program but do you have a desktop or laptop? You're going to need another drive to retrieve the data

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I purchased a new Motherboard to upgrade my computer and new SSD drive. I installed Windows 7 again on my new SSD. I had a 3TB Seagate Drive that had 3 partitions. One partition had Windows 7 and system files. The other two had data. Now, one of my data partitions shows as Unallocated. The old Windows 7 partition is totally accessible as well as one data partition. I need to recover the data on the drive from the unallocated partition. I've tried Seatools and EaseUs partition tool. I'm going to try DiscInternals next.

Does anyone have suggestions on recovering a partition that is now unallocated? I imagine the data is still there but the partition isn't being recognized by Windows 7.

Thanks

Answer:Lost Partition - Now Unallocated - Data Recovery

Try a simple partition undelete using Partition Wizard Partition Recovery Wizard - Video Help.

If that doesn't work try data recovery software.

Your data should always be backed up externally or to the cloud, using a modern method like Sync, Backup and Store your Files to the Cloud with Skydrive - Windows 7 Forums

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Hi..

A recent attempt to install (downloaded from the HP site) printer software caused my stable XPsp3 Compaq/HP PC to constantly lock within a few mouse clicks from start up. Uninstalling the software didn't help and I couldn't restore to a pre-install restore point. Reinstalling the software from a borrowed disc didn't do anything either.

I ran the Compaq on-board system recovery software from boot up (from a partition on the disc I gather). Rather than go for the more destructive back-to-completely-original option, I went for one that said I'd have to reinstall non-factory software - but that data files would be unaffected.

Lo and behold the near-opposite has occurred: all the self-installed software remains intact but data files from my account have been wiped. My wifes account data is still there however.

I've a recent enough back-up available but will have lost honeymoon photos. At least, they're not available via XP/Explorer - though I assume they haven't been written over yet on disc. Any idea how to go about retrieving these files?

Any help would be appreciated..

Ian

Answer:Recovering lost data after system recovery

GetDataBack to recover the lost files, then I'd wipe the drive and start fresh. You may have had malware and/or HD errors messing up the repair install. The HD may also be failing; it would be a good idea to test it before reinstalling.

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i lost all my recovery on D drive

Answer:i lost all my recovery data on D drive compaq

i lost all my recovery on D drive

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Two of my friends have had problems with E-Machines PCs running XP. On both occasions, on booting up the PC the cursor just sat in the top left hand corner. The engineers who came out loaded the recovery disk, and ten minutes later they had what appeared to be a working system.But, all of their data was missing. Some data had been been copied to floppies, but a lot was lost. How can this data be recovered?. Does anyone know of a good, freeware, package?Thanks. Bill

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Can anyone recommend a data recovery program, for recovering files that have been deleted.

Thanks

Answer:Need data recovery program

Recuva is well regarded and free.

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I heard that it is possible to restore system state to factory conditions (kind of like a reformat) by pressing the blue ThinkVantage button when windows is loading (I am using XP). Does this process require the windows XP cds? How thorough of a cleanup is this method?I use a Thinkpad T60p-2007 running WinXP

Answer:Data Recovery Program Help

Using the Blue button does not require the CDs.   This assumes you  sttill have a valid recovery partition on your hard drive.  It's the same as using the CDs however, in that the visible drive partition is reformatted and the system is re-loaded as it arrived from the factory.

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I got myself in real trouble when I tried to update the BIOS. Somehow the procedure corrupted a lot of system files and I couldn't boot. The recovery console in Windows XP would not even recognize the hard drive (Maxtor 300gb) anymore as a valid drive. I wanted to avoid re-formatting (thus losing data), so I purchased a separate hard drive (200gb Maxtor) and installed system on that drive.

So now my computer is working again, but my data is residing on my old drive. The drive is recognized, but Windows says there is zero data on it.

However, I used trial version of ZAR (Zero Assumption Recovery) and the program works, it sees the data files but you need to purchase the program to transfer them. I'd buy it, but they want $80 for a single-user license. That's just too much money for a program I'll probably only use one time.

Does anyone know a good (maybe free) recovery program?

thanks

Answer:Need data recovery program

Try download.com. They may have a freeware data recovery program.

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A little while ago I got support on here and had a program recommended to me that let me get data off of my almost dead hard drive. I seem to remember that the hard drive wouldn't be accessed by any normal means and didn't even show up in any of the hardware lists on my system normally.
Anyways, I forgot what it was called and don't seem to have the program any more. Little help?

Answer:Looking for a data recovery program

Actually I'm a moron. Why didn't I just search for my previous posts LOL
[SOLVED] Hard drive data recovery

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What's the best one? And alternative FREE ones? My windows just crashed & I tried the recovery disc which pretty much just re-installed the entire OS. Notebook PC btw... I had a lot of important files I need to recover...
 

Answer:Best data recovery program?

Well, now that you have written new data all over the disk.. Good luck

Try PC Inspetor File Recovery, which is free.
 

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what is the best program for data recovery? i need to recover data off a hard drive.
 

Answer:data recovery program.

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What's the best one? And alternative FREE ones? My windows just crashed & I tried the recovery disc which pretty much just re-installed the entire OS. Notebook PC btw... I had a lot of important files I need to recover...
 

Answer:Best data recovery program?

Well, now that you have written new data all over the disk.. Good luck

Try PC Inspetor File Recovery, which is free.
 

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Still cleaning up after an infection by AntiVirus Soft and subsequent Restore & Recovery. I downloaded Recover My Files which shows up approximately 15,000 files that were inaccessible after the Restore. My question is for anyone who has experience with recovery programs. When these programs find and restore data what form is it in? The programs state that the data should be saved to a different drive than the one being searched, is the recovered information just raw data or what. As an example if you were trying to restore Quicken would the Quicken program be restored with the data in place and intact or just the raw numbers. In particular what I'm trying to restore is the program Family Tree Maker, I can find the raw information i.e. photos, etc. but what I want is the program operating with names, dates, photos etc as entered in the program.
I would appreciate any thoughts or advice, thanks in advance

Answer:Using a data recovery program

A recovery program will attempt to recover files that have previously existed on the drive. Any that can be recovered will simply be placed on the recovery drive as a bunch of files, you won't be able to re-install programs for example. All except very simple programs have to be installed into Windows, set up with registry entries etc by the program's installer, so need to be re-installed from the original media.

When you try to do the recovery after a system restoration, it's also possible that some of the files you want may have been corrupted by being overwritten during the restore. If that has happened to a file, when recovered it will be no good.

For a recovery of Quicken, you would have to set up Quicken again on the recovered system, then you would need to have recovered a good .QBW file and copy it across. You could avoid this if you had a Quicken backup on other media, you could restore the backup into the fresh installation of Quicken.

I have no experience of how Family Tree Maker manages its database, but the principle is the same. If you recover the data file(s) it uses, re-install the program from the original installation media, and copy the recovered data file(s) back to the folder(s) they were in before. If the program accepts this state of affairs, it will function as before. If the program fails to recognise the files restored this way, it may only be possible to restore from its own backup. Then if you haven't been making backups stored o... Read more

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I messed up somehow trying to do a repair. Somehow I did a full install. Lost everything. I seem to recall reading that it is still possible to retrieve my data. I've been searching on Google, but haven't found what I am looking for yet. There might have been one program I saw that could do it, but I can't afford to pay the $200 asking price.

This is for a personal home computer. Not for business. I have family photos loaded from a digital camera that can't be replaced. Also quite a few pictures emailed to me that probably can't be replaced either. Plus some text files that are important only to me. (And maybe my son-in-law if I have to go back to court again. )

Answer:Need data recovery program for XP.

Hi,
You could try this

Nicholas

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Hi, I'm not quite certain what my wife did.  I think she said she pressed Thinkvantage and quote pressed 'yes' to restore.  But the computer is certainly not back to factory specs with no data files on it, so I hope she just did an earlier recovery, if I have the vernacular right? Is there a way to reverse the recovery/restore that she is at now?  Most recent photos of our newborn among other valuable data was lost. Many many thanks for all the best and I am trying to relate as best I can what 'she did.'  

Answer:My wife did a restore? recovery? on her T410 and lost a whole lot of data. Help.

What do you mean that it is not back to factory specs?    What kind of files are you finding that make you believe that it was not taken back to factory specs?  





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I ran across this small freeware data recovery program for the recovery of deleted or erased info on drives, and removable disks, it is called Drive Rescue, and is found here http://www.planetmirror.com/pub/majorgeeks/drives/rescue.zip I tried it on an old floppy disk I had, I put a small program on the disk, then erased it, Drive rescue found the info. I thought this might help someone.

Regards
IMP49
 

Answer:An interesting data recovery program

I've tested several and Restoration remains my favorite. Small enough to fit/run on a floppy. Freeware.

ftp://ftp.externet.hu/pub/mirror/sac/utildisk/rest2514.exe

sekirt
 

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Data Recovery malware was installed on a user account. Malwarebytes found and deleted Rootkit.0Access and several trojans (Trojan.Swifi, Trojan.Maljava, and others). Malware scans have come up clean, but the Data Recovery program is still sitting on the C drive, with a .exe and several files with no extension under Documents and Settings/All Users/Application Data, a Start menu entry, a taskbar program icon. I need to get rid of this completely. Here are the logs from scans as directed in these forums. Thanks.
This post will contain the DDS.log with attach.txt and ark. txt attached. The next post will contain OTL.txt and Extras.txt.
DDS.log

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by administrator at 8:12:19 on 2012-06-14
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3037.2278 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Smc.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingBar\SeaPort.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files&#... Read more

Answer:How to get rid of Data Recovery malware program

Here is OTL.txt. The next post contains Extras.txtOTL logfile created on: 6/29/2012 3:06:35 PM - Run 1OTL by OldTimer - Version 3.2.50.0 Folder = C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.ourdomain\DesktopWindows XP Professional Edition Service Pack 3 (Version = 5.1.2600) - Type = NTWorkstationInternet Explorer (Version = 8.0.6001.18702)Locale: 00000409 | Country: United States | Language: ENU | Date Format: M/d/yyyy 2.97 Gb Total Physical Memory | 2.03 Gb Available Physical Memory | 68.48% Memory free4.81 Gb Paging File | 3.73 Gb Available in Paging File | 77.54% Paging File freePaging file location(s): C:\pagefile.sys 2046 4092 [binary data] %SystemDrive% = C: | %SystemRoot% = C:\WINDOWS | %ProgramFiles% = C:\Program FilesDrive C: | 232.79 Gb Total Space | 207.61 Gb Free Space | 89.18% Space Free | Partition Type: NTFSDrive S: | 385.10 Gb Total Space | 189.12 Gb Free Space | 49.11% Space Free | Partition Type: NTFS Computer Name: ACTIVITIES-DIR | User Name: administrator | Logged in as Administrator.Boot Mode: Normal | Scan Mode: All usersCompany Name Whitelist: Off | Skip Microsoft Files: Off | No Company Name Whitelist: On | File Age = 30 Days ========== Processes (SafeList) ========== PRC - [2012/06/29 15:05:41 | 000,596,992 | ---- | M] (OldTimer Tools) -- C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.ourdomain\Desktop\OTL.scrPRC - [2012/06/27 12:20:27 | 001,126,728 | ---- | M] (LabTech Software) -- C:\WINDOWS\LTSvc... Read more

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Data Recovery malware was installed on a user account. Malwarebytes found and deleted Rootkit.0Access and several trojans. But the data Recovery program is still sitting on the C drive, with a .exe and several files with no extension under Documents and Settings/All users/Application Data, a Start menu entry, a taskbar program icon. I need to get rid of this completely. Here are the logs from scans as directed in these forums. Thanks.

DDS.log

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by administrator at 8:12:19 on 2012-06-14
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3037.2278 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Smc.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingBar\SeaPort.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaseya\RCHMRC62752467171068\AgentMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\LTSVC\LTSVC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\LTSvc\LTSvcMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
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Answer:Trying to get rid of Data Recovery malware program

Good evening. Download OTL by OldTimer from here and save it to your Desktop. Double click the tool to run it. Check the Scan All User box at the top. Copy and paste the following into the Custom Scans/Fixes box at the bottom:

netsvcs
%SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
/md5start
consrv.dll
explorer.exe
winlogon.exe
Userinit.exe
svchost.exe
/md5stop
C:\Windows\assembly\tmp\U\*.* /s
%Temp%\smtmp\1\*.*
%Temp%\smtmp\2\*.*
%Temp%\smtmp\3\*.*
%Temp%\smtmp\4\*.*
>C:\commands.txt echo list vol /raw /hide /c
/wait
>C:\DiskReport.txt diskpart /s C:\commands.txt /raw /hide /c
/wait
type c:\diskreport.txt /c
/wait
erase c:\commands.txt /hide /c
/wait
erase c:\diskreport.txt /hide /c
CREATERESTOREPOINT Click the Run Scan button and allow it to do it's thing. Once the scan has completed two notepad windows, OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt, will open - these text files will be saved in the same location as OTL. Please post the contents of both in your next reply - you may need to post each seperately if they are overly long.

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Does anyone know of one that wouldn't rename all the files you want recovered?

The one I'm using right now is renaming all my files to "Recovered_XXX_XXX"
 

Answer:Suggested Data recovery program?

What program are you using right now?

Have you ever tried "Restoration"?
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/restoration.html

Also, if you are willing to pay $40 or so you can get some professional software; just thought I'd mention that.
 

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Hi,
During a recent reformat, I accidentally lost some photos I thought I had backed up. Can any recommend a good program that I can use to get those back?

I found one that was good, but it charged a hefty amount for 1 gb worth of recovery. I don't need near that amount.

thanks.

Answer:data recovery program suggestions

I think the cheapest you're going to find is called "GetDataBack" from http://www.runtime.org

It comes in FAT32 and NTFS formats. Check to see what you drive is formatted in before ordering.

It's about $70, but it's saved me on several occasions and does a really good job, so long as you haven't made too many changes to your hard drive recently. Any time you add files or software, you run the risk of over-writing recoverable data. You should also plan on having a separate drive to recover the data to.

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where can i download free data recovery program for NTFS/FAT partition

Answer:free data recovery program

Hello KF,

You might see if the free program Recuva may be able to work for you.

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I'm looking for software (preferably free ) to recover a video,if possible, on a nokia 6230 which i sent in to be repaired and which was subsquently wiped, the video in question was on the phone memory and not the memory card.The phone is connected to my PC via bluetooth

Thanks in advance,

Frankee T D

Answer:Data Recovery Program Wanted

Hello,

If you sent the nokia model to be repaired, odds are that you have lost it all, normally you can use tools to recover info of the card and phone tools for example pc file recovery and recovermy files. but as I found last year, if nokia recieve a damaged phone, they hook it up to a diagnostic machine, if it fails the test they remove the insides and replace them with new ones.

To see if this is the case, type *#0000# a set of numbers appear, look for the set in date format, is it similar to the date you purchased the phone give or take a couple of months?

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I lost a LOT of stuff when my Storage HD decided it wanted to dork out on me when I assembled my new rig... Mostly my pictures.. I'm a photographer and my pics are my life..

Can anyone recommend a good recovery program?

Answer:Need a good Data Recovery program..

Try this.
PhotoRec - CGSecurity

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Which is the Preferred?to get a flavour of this request seeclick hereclick hereThis ancient E machine got stuck in Dr WatsonSafe mode did not solve the situation and the E Machine recovery disk simply formatted and reinstalled the basic XP Home[No SP's]and the software package[MS Works etc.]The owner had not of course backed anything up in 8 years!!So I an going to try to pull up anything that may be lurking under the surface before loading on SP's Programs and the like.

Answer:Best Free Data recovery program

No harm in giving this a try then, it should definitely recover any jpg etc images, has also been know to recover lost files/folders with other extensions.It is a direct download, really excellent for finding lost pics.Create a New Folder on the Desktop, then browse to that Folder within the program, as the place to save anything found ...click here

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I need it to recover data from corrupt hard drives. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Can Anyone Recommend A Data Recovery Program?

Try PC INSPECTOR, it's freeware.

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Need a good data recovery program, I had easy recovery 6 but it doesn't work on a vista 64 sys..and don't want to spend $600 on 6.2..i see alot on the inet but..
opinions ?

Thanks
 

Answer:good data recovery program ?

I use the free Recover Files 3.11. It does support Vista but I'm not 100% sure about the 64-bit version.

There's also the free Recuva.
 

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Hi all

I have a 2.5" Hitachi HTS541680 hard drive that has died and will not boot.

I proceeded to connect it to a caddy but it will not appear in My Computer, i then tried to load it up using a recovery software tool called GetMyDataBack but it doesn't see my hard drive does anybody know why?

Strangely i tried a different recovery software tool which did locate the failed hard drive but could not continue to recover the data due to "bad sectors encountered" it then went on to show no partitions available.

Any help would be much appreciated.
 

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I have just quick formantted my hard Drive, and didn't make a copy of my contacts, e-mails, or calendar in Outlook !!!Is there any FREE programme that I can use to recover the files, I think they are ".pst"I have tred a couple, but after scanning for hours I come to recover the files, and the software then asks for a fee !!ThanxDD

Answer:FREE Data recovery program

Try Recuva.

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In D: drive i have the old windows. I didn't uninstalled them i just installed new windows on C:
The drive D: was C: but now the drives switched.

Now in C: i have the new installed windows 10 and it's working fine.
But on D: i have the old windows folder and also the folders: Program Files, Program Files(x86) and ProgramData

And when i try to delete all this 4 folders i'm getting in each one of them a message:

This is how i'm trying to delete:

In this case the Program Files folder but the same message i'm getting on the other folders.

Answer:Can't delete Windows and all Program-files-files(x86)-data folders why

You need to give yourself a full permission and take ownership of the folders.

1. In Windows 10 type cmd.exe into Start Menu, right-click on Cmd.exe, and open it as an administrator.

2. Type following commands:


Code:
Takeown /f D:\Windows /r /D Y

Takeown /f "D:\Program Files" /r /D Y

Takeown /f "D:\Program Files(x86)" /r /D Y

Attrib -s -r -h D:\ProgramData

Takeown /f D:\ProgramData /r /D Y

Icacls D:\Windows /grant %Username%:F /t /c

Icacls "D:\Program Files" /grant %Username%:F /t /c

Icacls "D:\Program Files(x86)" /grant %Username%:F /t /c

Icacls D:\ProgramData /grant %Username%:F /t /c

After executing the commands try deleting the folders.

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Contents:SummaryComplete descriptionComputer specificationsSummary:I moved a folder from D: to an external drive N:. I see that the moved folder is now "(empty)." The "Unmove" option is not available. FileScavenger 3.1 doesn't even find the original folder from D:. Windows is installed on C:. I have not made any changes to D: after the folder was moved.Complete description:I have two internal hard drives and one external. Windows and other program files are on C:. Relatively unimportant files and documents are stored on separate partitions from the system (Windows). Back-ups are copied to the external drive N:, O:. I had intended to copy only, but made a mistake by choosing the "Move" option.I proceeded to back up data from D: to the external hard drive N:. While examining the moved folders and files, I find that one of the folders is now empty. I checked folder options to make sure hidden files could be seen. I also examined "properties" for file size and number, finding "0 files" and "0 folders." It was reader software for ebooks from years ago. But I don't remember what it was. I suppose I could look for and buy a new version of some sort.When I discovered this, I made sure not to do anything further to that hard drive.I installed File Scavenger 3.1 and did a "long" scan. It found just about everything except that one folder. I tried a few other freeware file recovery programs with same results... Read more

Answer:Moved folder -lost data -recovery attempts fail

Have you tried a system restore to a prior date?Alan <>< 

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when I start my T61 Laptop, i get complete blue screen with no addition error window. Pl. suggest solution to this problem. Moderator edit: problem added to subject line for clarity.  Message Edited by Agotthelf on 21-07-2009 10:40 AM

Answer:Blue Screen and data lost after rescue n recovery during F11 operation

Welcome to lenovo user forums What error message are you getting on your system,also mention the OS you are using. 

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My computer (running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit) can no longer access my Western Digital Caviar "Black" 1 TB hard drive that's connected, but I suspect my data to still be in there, so I wonder what data recorvery tools people have used and recommend.

This is one of the additional drives to my operating system C:\ drive. It has been formatted as NTFS and been working fine for several months until a week ago. Now it appears as the E drive on My Computer (as originally configured) but the volume label is now blank (I used to have that named as "Media"). When I double-click on it to enter the drive, I get the error message: "E:\ is not accessible. The parameter is incorrect."

In Computer Management --> Storage --> Disk Management, the drive appears but it's File System is now indicated as RAW rather than NTFS.

I have tried using Active Partition Recovery and that successfully lists my drive with the original label name ("Media") and as NTFS, and also lists the folders located at the root of the drive, which is why I suspect my data to still be in there and recoverable. However, when I use this tool to do a full scan of my disk, it freezes after scanning 35 MB. There are tools out there with varying reliability, so whch ones do people here recommend? (another tool I trired, I forget its name, was scanning my disk but prediced 43 days to go over the entire 1 TB, so that's out of the question!). I have been told to u... Read more

Answer:Data recovery from drive with lost format, software recommendations please

Oh crap. Something like this happened recently to me when I had backed up some data to an USB thumb drive. It worked fine for awhile, then some weeks later, my PC just couldn't read it anymore (kept saying "disk in drive needs to be reformatted/etc"...and the properties for the drive also showed it as RAW format instead of FAT32 like it would have been usually).

I think the issue is drive corruption, which seems to be fairly common with external devices like USB drives, but odd in the case of an internal drive. The remedy for me was to try to access it from a different system, which was easy since being a USB stick I could try it elsewhere easily. If you can use another system to access the drive, preferably a Linux/Ubuntu based one; it is likely your best bet to recoup the data before its lost permanently. An external HDD kit would be ideal, and they are quite cheap also.


Hope this helps!
 

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