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Windows 7: cmd issue: delete of files

27 Apr 2012   #1
Sygron

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1
 
 
cmd issue: delete of files

Hello,

I don`t know if I posted this in the correct section but will proberly hear soon enough if this has to be moved.

So my problem here is that I made a folder on my F: disk named Downloads.
From my Firefox all downloads go to that folder.

Now recently I moved the download folder with all contains to my D: disk.
Only forgot to also change this in my firefox so i downloaded a file and it was put in the download folder on my F:.

Now my problem i couldn`t delete the folder on my F: didn`t had the permission so i opend a elevated cmd and typed "del D:\Downloads".
For those who notice i deleted the contains of my downloads map instead of the map i wanted to delete.

Is there a way to change back anything deleted from the del command in cmd?

Hope to receive a quick answer.

BTW: don`t have backup of the files ironically i was busy with that yesterday but thought to skip it another day.


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27 Apr 2012   #2
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Stop using that computer if your using that now to post this.
Download Recuva - Portable version from other pc or cell and run it. Cancel the wizard walkthrough if offered.
Select D drive at the main screen and select scan. If deleted files not shown, try deep scan.
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27 Apr 2012   #3
Sygron

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1
 
 

Hmm actually didn`t think it would work what you sugested but tried it anyway and it actually works also Thanks!

Got alot of extra files but well can delete those the normal way so my downloads are all back.

Thanks alot!
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27 Apr 2012   #4
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Your welcome.
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