can I recover files if I pressed Shift+delete

  Sturmey 20:00 01 Aug 2003
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Just done a really silly thing I accidentally deleted a folder I used shift+delete to do it so the folder is not in the recycle bin :( I haven't restarted my pc yet I'm using windows xp pro, any help appreciated. thanks

  Ironman556 20:06 01 Aug 2003

It's not posible to just go to a folder and hit restore, but there is software avaliable which will attempt to recover it for you, but having never needed to use it I don't know what to suggest.

Don't install anything or do anything that will write much to the hard drive, as it increases the risk of overwriting and making it more difficult to recover.

Sorry I can't be more useful, but at least you know you've got a possibility of getting it back.

  polar_king 20:24 01 Aug 2003

which version of windows

  toxin 20:26 01 Aug 2003

Try PC Inspector from click here.

If you haven't overwritten the files it should recover them for you.

Hope this helps, Toxin.

  rawprawn 20:28 01 Aug 2003

There are several about, I use Restoration which is very good. I'm sorry I can't give you the address but you should find it by doing a search in google,(mine came on a cd from PCA Mag)Try not to use your delete so as not to overwrite it before you try to restore it. There is another called Disc Rescue.Good luck

  polar_king 20:30 01 Aug 2003

LC Technology International, Inc.
click here

recovery software for ntfs & fat 32

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