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Windows 7: Whole Folder heirarchy deleted by Windows instead of file

25 Nov 2012   #11
mccaths

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There was definitely no warning of deleting folders. There is a recycle bin I can access (at this location on the work computer) and I can see things that I purposely deleted in there but not these hundreds of files that spontaneously deleted.


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