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hi leo,how r u?? can u get my freind email password ?? ---->firstname.lastname@example.org
plz plz plz i need it:s
Yes Leo, you're completely right ...
Files can be deleted and can be *deleted*; meaning that you can "recycle" a file (i.e. move it to the Recycle Bin), and then issue an "Empty Recycle Bin" command/operation, which in fact doesn't delete the actual contents of the (physical) file on a hard-disk, but it only makes these areas available for future writes; as Leo has already written in the article.
And in my opinion this is somehow similar to reformatting a partition, i.e. the actual data are not overwritten (like in case of the so-called "low-level" format; where the hard-disk is overwritten by zeros or random patterns), but only "marked" as non-occupied, however, the actual data are physically still intact on the hard-disk and can be therefore easily recovered till this area on hard-disk is written to for the first time after deleting the respective file. But even then the data can be retrieved by forensic professionals; but please don't ask me how, because I simply don't know.
From my own experiences, I would recommend two programs; as first an application called "Handyrecovery": http://www.handyrecovery.com/index.shtml (it was free back then when I've used it, but I think it's not anymore) and "PCInspector - File Recovery": http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/welcome.htm, which is a program that besides recovering deleted files can even resce files from corrupted hard-disks and partitions.
P.S., If anyone is interested, please read the "I ACTUALLY DID IT ... I rescued the data from a totally screwed disk !!" thread: http://episteme.arstechnica.com/eve/ubb.x/a/tpc/f/99609816/m/758006059631, that I opened on ArsTechnica forum back then for more info on how I managed to get most of my data back from a totally corrupted/screwed partition with a PC Inspector - File Recovery program mentioned/linked above.
Ivan Tadej, Slovenija, Europe
My name is Erica and I am a Technical Support Manager in SoftLogica LLC.
In fact,Handy Recovery 1.0 is still available; you can download it directly at http://www.handyrecovery.com/handyrecovery-fw.exe
Thank you all for helping me recovering an important document ! I hope it will work ! Thanks again. Sorry for my English... ;) Bye all
very very lots of thanks to "Erica->Softlogica" really this uttility recover my valuable data.
i would also like to give my thanks Mr.Leo.
god bless all
I suggest you use data recovery software such as [URL=http://www.easeus.com]EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard[/URL] to recover files.
Download demo version: http://www.easeus.com/download.htm
You can use "AdvancedRecovery" to scan your corrupted partition. After the scan is complete, the lost file will be displayed in Data Recovery Wizard, you can select them and recover them.
As you close comment at history part soo i post comment here. Is there any why i can save google search history,firefox and internet search history before deleteing them all.
I deleted the sound application from my laptop. how do i get it back?
i saved precious pictures of my son a year ago,,,
i opened it to view them,i was playing the video when it stock,i exit it,but then to find out that it was broken,if only i saw earlier that it was broken i could have copied it first,,, up to now i dont know what to feel,,, my knees are weakening everytime i try to open it but still its not there.i hope that you can help me,,, i've been searching some ways in the internet but still nothing happen.i cant afford to buy them too.your my only hope.thank you in advance, and thanks also for time you gave me by reading.
this may sound weird but i really like your comments here.. i dont have a coment for now but i do have aquestion regarding this theme. i now some of the programs for undelete. but my problem is regarding not deleted files but moved files for example if you click deleted on file you can get it back with a undelete program. but if you seleste cut and paste. somewhere any of does softwares dont recognize does files .. my question is how can i get back files that i moved from a hard drive... ? sorry about gramar im from tijuana Baja California Mexico.. y hope any one here can just give me a tip/ about it!! thanks alot!! cheer on!!
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