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Do not load any software onto the computer! There is software that can recover your lost files except for the ones that may have been over written by the restore. Is this a MAC or PC? What Operating system were you using?

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My AutoRecoverysave .asd now instead of Word of a file that was autosaved when my computer unexpectedly rebooted...and I apparently clicked no when asked if I wanted to recover/save it -- will not open in...


Recuva - http://www.piriform.com/recuva

This software will recover your lost data with no cost... But you should have patience while recovering data as DEEP SCAN takes half an hour or two to fully recover your files.

I would install recuva on a usb stick. The primary danger to deleted files is OVERWRITING. Any subsequent use can write over the deleted file and even if seemingly recovered, it may not open as it has been corrupted.

That said, you might first like to try the following, which might avoid a chance of overwriting:

http://www.robertyale.com/blog/2011/3/2/find-lost-files-when-autosave-fails-in-microsoft-word.html

Feb 06, 2015 | PC Desktops

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How to Recover Deleted Files from Seagate Hard Drive in Windows XP?


Accidently delete important filesusing Shift+Delete keys in Windows XP? Can't get valued pictures back from therecycle bin after you emptied it? How to retrieve data from 'not recognized'hard drive and reconstruct inaccessible partition?

You'reLuck!Deleting or formatting won't make the data erased permanently.Thosedeleted data are still stored in the hard drive. They're just invisible orinaccessible.Only the FAT or NTFS table is erased (the information about wherethose data were saved), but the real data are still intact there in sectors ofthe hard drive.
So long as those deleted data are not overwritten by new data, it's highlypossible to recover them. The most effective way is to rely onsome data recovery program.

Tenorshare DataRecovery is a powerful data recovery program that can easily recover lost,damaged, formatted and accidently deleted data from your laptop or computerhard disk and all kinds of USB media drives.It can recover data afterdeeply scanning your hard drive to look for lost data you accidentally deletedor formatted.
This program is equipped with four critical modules:"deleterecovery", "format recovery", "partition recovery" and"raw recovery". It can recover data after deeply scanning yourstorage device to look for lost data due to drives crash, virus corruptedpartitions, system sabotage, physical damage etc.
It supports for almost all Windows systems like Windows XP,Windows7,Vista,2000,2003,NT and common file systems (FAT12, FAT16,FAT32 and NTFS).You can get ithere: http://www.any-data-recovery.com/index.htm

It can RecoverLost Data Due to

Accidental deleting

» "Shift + Delete" without backup
» "Delete All" when deleting useless files
» Cut files instead of copying and pressing"Cancle" button
» Emptying Recycle Bin after delection
Formatting
» "Media/Drive is not formatted would you liketo format now?"
Virus infection/attack
Unexpected power off
Others
» Factory setting of device
»System reinstalling but want to retrieve the oldfiles
» Inaccessible partition or drive
» Dead hard drive
» Losing files during transferring files fromstorage device to PC/laptop
» Pulling out card while the camera is on
» Removing out storage devices not in "saferemove the drive"
» Turning off the camera during a write process

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Then,howto retrieve deleted files?


Withinfour steps, you can get back your data:
1.Select deleted recovery. It will take you a few minutes to scan your storagedevice;
2. heck the deleted datayou want to recover;
3.Select a path folder for the recovered files;
4.Click "OK" to finish recovery.

Onemore tip:

If the hard drive can't be detected(means can't showup in 'My Computer' as a drive letter like C: drive),you can try this way.Putthe hard drive in a zip-lock bag and put it in the freezer for 2-3 hours. Thenwhile it's still cold plug it into the computer.If it fails, you will have to go to a recoveryoffice but let's hope not because it will cost you a lot of money and whetherthey can recover the data or not is not guarantee.

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I accidentally reformat my removable hard disk, i need help on how to recover all lost data.


All your files are still stored on the removable hard drive.They're just invisible or inaccessible.You can recover them with data recovery software.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Asoftech-Data-Recovery/290956907592436?sk=info
I used this one to recover files from my formatted external hard drive and it worked. Anyway,you can download it and scan your removeable hard drive for free to preview whether you can recover your data.
Hope this help!

May 02, 2011 | PC Desktops

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About a month ago I lost all my pictures, favorites and had to reload my Norton. Everything is still in the computer somewhere, only I don't know what happened or how to find and get them back. Please help...


You can often successfully recover deleted files from a PC, it all depends on what has happened since the files were deleted.
When you delete files the data itself isn't deleted, just the index entry that tells the system where the data for those files is located. The area containing the deleted data is also now marked as free space so it is available for any new files to be written there instead.

If and when that happens, then it is too late to recover your deleted files so it is very, very important to not save any new files or data to the device concerned.

One of the easiest ways to see if you can recover deleted files is to try some good file recovery software. One I used to use is this data recovery program which you can download from site below
http://www.asoftech.com/apr/

Jul 19, 2010 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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Recovering deleted pictures from recycle bin


try to download RECOVERMYFIELS software.... then install it.... select the drive you want to be recover...

May 25, 2009 | Dell Dimension C521 PC Desktop

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Want to recover deleted photo files on my computer


Have you saved anything new on this computer drive since then?
After deleting something off from a computer drive, the deleted files are not erased completely. But, they could be also overwritten by any new file on the same drive and gone forever. Therefore, I hope you've not overwritten them all yet!
As to data recovery software, in fact, there are many data recovery freeware online that could work much more efficiently than some paid ones. Why not to have a try?
Try to restore these deleted photos back from your computer with the help of a data recovery freeware:
http://blog4mark.blogspot.com/2012/12/photo-recovery-after-delete.html
In the future, I hope you could back up everything important all the time.

Mar 13, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4550 PC Desktop

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Recover of files


Hi,

You may try to recover the files using the link below.

http://tinyurl.com/6sahlp


You should know the missing file so that it would be easier for your to look it up..

Keep me posted.

Thanks.

Nov 18, 2008 | PC Desktops

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