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By waynes258 ·
if you have 2 or more users on a computer with windows 2000 then you delete a user, are all the files that the user had deleted? is there a way you can recover those files and programs?
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by Myths In reply to users on a computer

It deletes E-mail, address book, user settings, any documents that aren't in the All Users documents folder. The only easy way that I know to recover the data is if you have Norton's Protected Recycle Bin installed. Otherwise, using a program like File Recovery may be able to recover some of the data. To use File Recovery or similar program you need to yank the drive and install it as a slave on another computer because when the drive is accessed, data may be overwritten. Just booting up the drive with the data you want to recover may overwrite the data. File Recovery needs to be run as soon as possible after files have been deleted.

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by tlath1972 In reply to users on a computer

it doesn't get rid of the programs it just gets rid of all his default folders that each programs sets up for you. If the saved the files to there default location then it would probably be in the default deleted folders. Sometimes people save there files to another location but don't save there by default unless you tell it to. If you deleted the files they still are in the recycling bin and if you cleared the recyling bin then your probaly out of luck with the files unless its worth lots of money.

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