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Rod Sprague

 
Member Since: Jun 12, 2011
Location: Melbourne, Australia and Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Posts: 188
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Looks like you will have to pay. If Disk Drill found it at least you can be reasonably confident it can be retrieved.
Have you checked that the files/folder is not in the Trash? Unless you regularly empty the Trash it should still be there. You can just drag it back onto the desktop.
I know we all go on and on about backups but a couple of points:
Dont keep important documents/folders on the Desktop. It may be convenient but it's very unsafe as you have discovered.
Even a $20 8Gb thumb drive will provide backup for really important files and a handy transfer device.

I know this is "closing the gate after the horse has bolted", good luck with your exams

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