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Windows 7: accidental file deletion with a twist

10 Dec 2014   #11
robin77

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Gregrocker, the files are definitely NOT somewhere else. I triplechecked it.
Some of the files are seen by the file recovery program and their status is marked EXCELLENT.
BUT - when I recover them, the files are just garbage.

from what I understand, the recovery is getting the data from the wrong place. or in other words... it thinks the files are at some place where they aren't. so it just grabs the wrong data and gives it the name.


programs used: Recuva, Undelete and Glary Utilities - they basically seem to be all the same. just a different GUI


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