deleted media. can I restore it? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-06-2006, 01:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1
Default deleted media. can I restore it?

Hi, I was messing with Windows Media Center and I thought I was just deleting media from the playlist or whatever, but I was actually deleting things off of my computer. I ended up deleting over a 100 gigs of media. Can I get this back somehow? All of it was on a set of extra hard drives, not the hard drive with all the operating system stuff on it. They are internal drives and windows does read them. None of it is in the recycle bin. I tried system restore, but that didn't work. Any help?

workman is offline  
Old 05-06-2006, 04:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,533

system restore only restores windows registry/system files and nothing more , technically when you delete data it aint really gone it just hides in the partition's free space at least until its overwritten with new data , so as long as no new data has been written to the partition/s it was deleted from the recovery chances are very high , but if new data has been written to it then youll still be able to recover most of it but not all , theres various program that can recover it , i recommend easy recovery pro/r-studio/file scavenger , and very important: dont recover the data to the partition/s it was deleted from

jeremy is offline  
Old 05-06-2006, 06:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 14
Send a message via AIM to flark.f

in addition to what jeremey said, if the file system is ntfs then the program recover4all is excellent as well.
flark.f is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.