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Computer crashed while I was writing. When I tried to open file it asked if I wanted to rename it as shut down improperly. I did so and then lost the file. How can I get it back ?File lost called 'A Sandringham incident@

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Well..if you didn't save it, it's gone..only fragments, maybe..a suggestion, if you're using word..go to save as, and there will be a pull down menu on right side, that says tools..you can set up an autosave feature there for 1 - 20 min in duration.

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

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

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A new, small, neat feature for winXP deals with renaming files. I personally have always wanted the OS to include a way to do a mass file renaming on a bunch of files. You can now rename multiple files at once in WinXP. Its real simple:

1. Select several files in Explorer, press F2 and rename one of those files to something else. All the selected files get renamed to the new file name (plus a number added to the end).

2. Thats it. Simple huh.

I would recommend that you only have the files you want to rename in the directory your working in. I would also recommend that until you get used to this neat little trick that you save copies of the files in a safe location while your getting the hang of it.

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Right click My Computer, Properties, Advanced, Startup and Recovery, Edit. Edit BOOT.INI. Add "/SOS" right after "/fastdetect" with a space between. The line will look something like this:


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