How can I recover deleted files

  bridley2004 10:38 21 Jan 2005

A large number of files on my hardrive have been deleted and I would like to get them back. They were deleted over a period of 1 - 3 months. My computer runs Windows XP.

I have tried retrieving them via the Recycle Bin but it is empty. I have also tried XPs restore programme but it cannot find my files.

*Does anyone know of any other way I can restore my lost files?*

I have all weekend to try and find them.

Oh, the files are mainly word documents, pictures and movies

Any help would be much appreciated

Kind regards

  VoG II 10:42 21 Jan 2005

You could try Drive Rescue click here run off a floppy.

However, if you have been using the PC since the files were deleted they may well have been over-written.

  Clint2 11:12 21 Jan 2005

Also try PC inspector click here but as VoG™ has pointed out your files may have been overwritten.

  rawprawn 11:19 21 Jan 2005

click here free download not a bad program, I have used it in the past.

  bridley2004 11:28 21 Jan 2005

Thanks for all your responses - I am going to download the listed programmes and spend my weekend recovering files - I hope :)

Thanks for all your help

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