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Help I recorded over a folder for a few seconds by mistake, the folder was over 6 hours long, and I can't seem to retrieve the old recordings, just what was recorded over, is my recording lost forever or can I somehow retrieve it? Thanks

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Sorry it sounds like the folder may be lost forever.once you pressed the record button, the recorder knew it as a new recording in that folder.look at it like a answering machine going out message. if you made a mistake,and you wanted to record a new message,the old message would be erased.if your folder was on a cassette recorder, you would have only erased those few seconds.
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