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By singhjunk ·
How can I recover deleted files that are gone from recycle bin as well. I don't want to pay to buy a third party solution I know there are many.

can anyone suggested. I lost some images that were very important. Please advice..

OS is windows 95 . Also, I once saw a topic in either windows2000mag or techrepublic that had a link to file that you could download and restore
deleted files. I can't find it either.


Thanks,

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by singhjunk In reply to Recover deleted files

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by jschein In reply to Recover deleted files

Just follow this link:

http://www.ixian.com/ead/misc/win95-undelete.shtml

Good Luck.

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by EDSDave In reply to Recover deleted files

try this website for free data recovery software.
http://www.renewdata.com/download_getdataback_FAT.html
hope this helps.

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by aquaris In reply to Recover deleted files

I am sorry but you will need a thrid party software..

try
lost and found from www.powerquest.com
or
or stellar from www.stellarinfo.com

or if you have Norton Utilites for Dos..
it does have a undelte comand...
but you have to be very careful...as it allow Only once installance or correctly guessing the first letter of the file you are recovering..

and as from your info you have Win95 not Win98 that seems more suitable.


...and as you yourself said...there are many such utilies available...why not search for some freeones..


.....the article you mentioned simply states when a file is delted...it is not actually deleted but the pointer to the file in the FAT is rewritten..and these undelete utilities simply allow you to create that pointer again...


..Ah yes....Dos 5.0 to Dos 6.22 also had an undelete command ...which also worked on the same principle..


hope it helps..

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by Lord Ago 1 In reply to Recover deleted files

There's a freeware file recovery program on www.nonags.com called Disk Investigator. Quite nice. Fairly easy to use. Keep in mind that with any of these recovery programs, they usually have to be installed so try not to install it on a hard drive you're recovering from or you risk overwriting the files.

Have Fun!!!

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by dmiles In reply to Recover deleted files

If you don't have a payware Windows 95 undelete utility, you can still recover deleted files under Windows 95: Microsoft supplies UNDELETE.EXE with the OS. If it's not on your Windows 95 CD under \OTHER\OLDMSDOS (it wasn't on my Windows 95B CD), it's on Microsoft's "Windows 95/Other Utilities" page at <http://www.microsoft.com/windows/downloads/default.asp?product=Windows+95&site=95&custarea=pers&OpenMenu=Downloads>. Visit that page and download the Old MS-DOS Utilities file OLDDOS.EXE. OLDDOS.EXE is an executable archive that contains UNDELETE.EXE and several other utilities.

To recover a deleted file, that is, one that you've emptied from the Recycle Bin:

Restart your computer in MS-DOS mode.
CD to the directory from which the file went to the Recycle Bin.
Issue the undocumented MS-DOS command LOCK, enabling direct disk access. (LOCK /? displays help for the command.)
Issue the command UNDELETE myfile and follow the instructions. If no disk writes have occurred since the accidental deletion of your file, UNDELETE will successfully recover it.
Issue the command UNLOCK.
Issue the command EXIT. Your computer will reboot and return to Windows mode. If a future MS-DOS program starts full-streen rather than in a window, press ALT+ENTER to shrink it and future MS-DOS programs to start in a window. (That is, ALT+ENTER is a toggle for how MS-DOS programs start, either in a window or full-screen.)

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