Help deleted wmv files

  ened 17:09 20 May 2009
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I have accidentally deleted some video files and run Undelete Plus but it doesn't seem to find video files.

I haven't written anything else to the Hard Drive yet.

Any suggestions or lesson in how to use the programme?files

  rawprawn 17:12 20 May 2009

Recuva will look for Video click here
Good luck.

  Pineman100 17:13 20 May 2009

I assume these files aren't in your Recycle Bin?

If not, try downloading and running Recuva: click here

  rawprawn 17:14 20 May 2009

PS. There is a drop down box at the side of Options, set it to Video

  Pineman100 17:14 20 May 2009

You beat me to it, rawprawn!

Must type faster!

  rawprawn 17:15 20 May 2009

Seconds in it! but you know what they say about minds that think alike.

  ened 17:17 20 May 2009

I'm on it now

  ened 17:41 20 May 2009

Recuva came up blank.

It offered to do a 'Deep Scan' and said it would take an hour.

But I only set it to look at My Documents instead of the whole drivew and it clsims it is going to take 12 hours.

  ened 18:21 20 May 2009

Sorry about the many typos - I was panicking a bit.

I am going to turn it off now and return tomorrow morning on my wife's.

If anybody can suggest a way of retrieving these films it would be good.

If there is a chance I will not turn it back on in case the files are over written.

  Chas49 18:33 20 May 2009

Someone on th forum did post a program (quite some tme ago now) which recovered photos which had been deleted from way back - hopefully some one will remember that and perhaps that would recover video too. Sorry I can't be more helpful.

  Chas49 18:36 20 May 2009

I believe the program can be obtained from the forum member 'Woodchip'

Perhaps he would allow you to email him and, no doubt, he'll respond to this thread.

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