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Shivkumar
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How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

Hello,

I am using Windows XP and deleted some folders containing files. They are deleted from recycle bin also.
Is there any way i can recover or restore those deleted folders/files ?

Thanks,
Shiv
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Dennis Handly
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

Probably not easily and it would be more difficult the longer you run your computer.
You'll have to spend money on a data recovery company, unless there are tools on the web.

Do you have a backup?
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Nap van Zuuren
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Registered: ‎05-07-2003
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

There are loads of UNDELETE programs on the web.
Examples:
http://download.cnet.com/iCare-Undelete-Free/3000-2248_4-75118904.html
http://www.brothersoft.com/downloads/undelete.html
http://undelete-plus.com/download
http://www.piriform.com/recuva
http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Utilities/Disk_Maintenance_and_Repair_Utilities/R_Undelete.html

Remember: Generally the first character of a file name will be changed, so you will have to "rename" the file.

Greetings, Nap - Belgium

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ARUNPRAKASH
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

Dear Shivkumar,

There are lots of free softwares available on the internet.
If you deleted file from the recycle bin is not meant that thrwn out frm ur computer.

Its jus delete the location of the file details from the "fat" file.

The file will be there until the another file is used the memory tats stored a old file.
Ex.Pandora file recovery.

If u deleted any files from the recycle bin, jus dont do any file operation until you get those back..

Cheers..!

ARUN
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ARUNPRAKASH
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

Dear Shivkumar,

Got resolved??

Rgrds,
Arun
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taylorose
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Registered: ‎06-15-2011
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

Yes, you can recover the deleted files and folders. Deleting won't make your files deleted actually. They are just not visible but still in the hard drive which you saved them at. You can rely on some data recovery programs to help you find them back. You can try Card Data Recovery. Just install this program on your computer and use the function "all recovery", after a while your deleted files will be back soon.
http://www.card-data-recovery.com/file-recovery.htm
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JameshKoler
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

Primarily developed for restoring files from windows (FAT and NTFS) partitions Kernel for Windows Data Recovery is a professional data recovery utility that can retrieve the deleted or lost files, folders from Windows partitions (FAT & NTFS).

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willisfarsoe
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

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Yes, it is possible to recover deleted files on Windows XP computer, see this step by step guide that helped me before
: how to recover files from computer

 

hope this helps.

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MerryJoseph
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Registered: ‎04-03-2014
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

Try Remo Recover software buddy. It works fine for me and restored all my deleted files successfully.

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alishaabram123
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Registered: ‎04-17-2014
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

In order to recover lost data one can use free tools like Recuva or TestDisk. I had good results in the past with Recuva so my advice is to use Recuva. A hellpful post about how to use Recuva and from where it can be downloaded is available here http://www.softwaredemons.com/free-tool-to-recover-deleted-data-recuva/ If you are still unable to find lost data you can also use Stellar Data Recovery software which can be downloaded from http://www.filerepairtools.com/windows-data-recovery.html

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Ayan004
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Registered: ‎04-25-2014
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Re: How to recover deleted files on Windows XP

Yes, it is possible to recover deleted files. There are many softwares available on internet that can recover deleted files. The best one is Recuva. Read the below article for step-by-step guide to recover deleted files.

Recover deleted files | www.infocurse.com

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