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Windows 7: Files in cache

30 Aug 2013   #1
cgentil

Windows 7
 
 
Files in cache

Hi

I wonder if it is possible to recover a file.

Let me explain.

Had a program which I everytime done a backup to pen, I had to select the pen and the program generated the file to the pen and what happened was that I lost my pen.

Any chance the file has been cached on the PC?

Any chance to get it on PC?


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30 Aug 2013   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Hi there, you can try Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File and Disk Recovery - Free Download to recover lost files from your computer hard drive.
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30 Aug 2013   #3
cgentil

Windows 7
 
 

Hi Dinesh.

This wasn't a file in PC, only was generated a backup automatically for the pen.
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30 Aug 2013   #4
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

There is a file cache maintained by the system but there is no way to see it's contents or any way to access it. If possible this would be a serious risk.

Flash drives should never be used as primary storage for important files. They should be used primarily as a transport media. All files of any importance need at least one backup copy while those pf particular importance need 2 or more backup copies.
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30 Aug 2013   #5
cgentil

Windows 7
 
 

What I can do?
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30 Aug 2013   #6
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

If you did not save the files elsewhere, as you certainly should have, then I expect the file are gone. Having the only copy of a file on a flash drive is asking for trouble.
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30 Aug 2013   #7
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I'm afraid we have no choice.
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