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Restoring Deleted Files


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Hello all, I'm a n00b who needs help. I resently imported some photos from my vacation, but by accident, I copied another folder over them. I stoped the overwrite before it had more than 100k of the next file in it. I haven't shut down the computer yet or restarted or anything except install Data Recycler and register on htese forums. I also deleted the memor sticks data. So now I need to find those files. Any help would be greatly appriciated.
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I know people have viewed this thread. Could someone please help. It is really imprtant to me.
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What system are you talking about and what cam/photo software?
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Most of your files are still going to be there if you haven't done any more than what you indicated. You just need to get a data recovery program, such as, Drive 10 or Norton Utilities to restore the directory. I believe that Tech Tool Pro also has a data recovery option.

I've not tried Norton Utilities in OS X, but have used Norton Undelete many times in OS 9 with great success.

There are other programs available… don't know how good they are. Do a search at MacUpdate.com or VersionTracker.com to find more.
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