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recover files from floppy

I really dont know my way around PCs and accidentially deleted several files from a Floppy. Are there any utilities built into Win98 or are there any freeware/shareware apps or demo that I could download? I'm only interested in recovering 3-5 files if possible.

I tried www.ontrack.com/easyrecovery/ and the demo let me find the files but wouldnt allow me to recover them w/o paying for the $179 Personal Edition.

Any other ideas or tips?
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forkbeard
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pbessmanCommented:
How much is the data worth to you?  That is why they charge so much for the program.  Don't know of any utilities.  What types of files were they?
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forkbeardAuthor Commented:
The files are text documents and jpgs of no real value. I was keeping email for backup on a floppy for safe keeping and accidentially deleted them after I deleted the originals.

Nothing of any importance but annoying just the same. I think I can track down a copy of McAfee Utilities and see if it can do anything.
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tskelly082598Commented:
Undelete.exe was on many of the Windows 95 CD-ROM's, but you can download and extract undelete.exe from Microsoft.

ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/Softlib/mslfiles/olddos.exe
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NathalieCommented:
There was a nice utility undelete.exe in DOS (e.g. in DOS 6.22 it was on disk #3).
If you have DOS diskettes or have an access to some computer running DOS, try it.
It is very simple to use and effective.
The same utility (unerase.exe) you can find in Norton Utilities.
Also, visit  http://datarecoveryzone.com/undeleteit.asp?AG=pauldti1
(the price for FastFile Undelete is $29, so it's much cheaper than the utility you have found).
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forkbeardAuthor Commented:
Sorry for letting this Q go for so long. Thanks for the help.

forkbeard
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