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Old 08-12-2006, 12:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default how to recover overwritten file??

Hi, I know that when you delete a file, even from the recycle bin, it is possible to recover it with some software.
But recently, I was moving some files through some other folder, and some file had the same names as another, but I thought it was the same file already there, so I said 'yes' to overwrite.
This also happened with a folder, where I was moving folders and they had the same name, so it completely overwrote the folder.
Now, a couple days later, I just found out that they were not the same file/folder, and that I should not overwritten them...
Is there any way I can recover those overwritten files or folder??

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Old 08-12-2006, 03:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No, if they were overwritten it's close to impossible, if they were deleted than that's another story and can be recover but as soon as possible.
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