Hard Drive Files Reverted by 5 Years - PLEASE HELP!!!

  Lion Heart 16:43 16 Oct 2014
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Hi guys

Really need some help.

Ok, my second Hard Drive in my PC was having some issues and windows stopped recognising it.

It's my main HD used to save my business files, so very important (yes, I know back up etc!)

I have installed the drive into a different PC and it recognised it no problem. Hooray I thought...

Then I noticed that some (not all!) files are dating back to their 2009 versions, which means anything after 2009 is gone.

It's really odd as in the sections which are affected with this 2009 issue the full structure and files all seem to be there, just nothing post-2009.

How on earth has it done this, and more importantly how can I fix it????

Help much appreciated!!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:17 16 Oct 2014

Back up what you can still see do not write anything else to the drive.

Download Recuva and run it as it may well recover your missing files.

Did you change operating systems or Office package in 2009?

  john bunyan 17:24 16 Oct 2014

Is the date correct on your PC?

  Lion Heart 18:25 16 Oct 2014

Yes, have backed it up. But cannot understand how it can fully revert to 2009 in some locations. For example, I can see a folder actually called XXX2009 which I know I moved into another folder, but there it is just like it would have been in 2009.

Date and time? On my desktop is correct.

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