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Old 10-11-2005, 07:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I transfered a HDD from an eMachines (XP Home) to a custom built computer (XP Pro). Everything is fine except there are groups of images I can't find/get now. It's my mom's computer so she called Geeks Squad and they said the files are just hidden and for $79 they could walk me through the recover...HA. I want to know if there are any online tutorials for recovering these files. Their folders are there, however the files are not. I think I may just put the HDD back into the old computer and back them up. Then put it into the new computer again, but I would rather figure out a way to do it from this computer.

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OMG!!! Go to>my computer>double click on the C: drive icon: Choose the tools tab>Go to folder options>then the View tab>fill in the box that says "Show hiden files and folders" and then click ok. Geeks my ***..........$79 for a 30 second operation!
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OMG!!! Go to>my computer>double click on the C: drive icon: Choose the tools tab>Go to folder options>then the View tab>fill in the box that says "Show hiden files and folders" and then click ok. Geeks my ***..........$79 for a 30 second operation!
I'm with ya on that one...
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No those are not geeks those are uber asses if they charge that.
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Ever heard of a gforce wireless video card? Geek Squad has and they can fix it for me...
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The sad part is I don't know if your joking.
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The sad part is Im not
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ROFL! Ha! And Best Buy bought the "moron express"! You want a good laugh...go to Best Buy "tech" counter and ask them a simple question about, say SATA vs IDE, and then enjoy the festive mood that will engulf you!!!! Har Har Har!!!!
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Omg are they really that bad ? How are they in business ?
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Most people barely know how to turn on the puter.....Any advertising that says you are a "geek" on national TV proves you are a genius! Har! People are routinely taken advantage of by retail stores (in terms of tech support). It's like going into an auto parts store and asking the counter guy a basic engine rebuild question.......................deer in the headlights!!!!!!!
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