"Recovering lost files and restoting computer graphics"

Mistakenly deleted much of  working windows capablities, cannot access Word, Excel, get system32 error messages, no.dll found messages, etc. Initial error message reads: CLIENT 32 Cannot Open write pipe (is GDIHook installed?)(2).
Anyway to recover lost files (including 4 years of personal files created on print shop, word, excel, powerpoint, etc). Stupid is as stupid does...no back-up and no administrative rights to access certain files (computing staff here lax in answering problem so far). Help! Please.
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stevenlewisCommented:
I will post the whole list.

File Rescue 2.5

Web:http://www.file-rescue.com/

GetDataBack

http://www.runtime.org/

For NTFS

http://www.restorer2000.com/r2k.htm

Fast File Undelete

http://www.dtidata.com/

Undelete

http://www.quantumsoft.co.uk/undelete.stm

File Recover 2000

http://www.filerecover.com/

R-Tools

http://www.r-tt.com/


File Restore

If you've deleted your data and you want to get it back, you need FileRestore.

FileRestore is a simple, easy-to-use tool for recovering files that have been lost or deleted from your

Windows system.

Designed for Windows XP, 2000, NT, Me, and 9x

http://www.winternals.com/products/repairandrecovery/filerestore.asp

Disk Commander

In virtually any situation where you need to recover lost data from a Windows system, Disk Commander

is the solution. Disk Commander performs a wide range of data recovery operations.

http://www.winternals.com/products/repairandrecovery/diskcommander.asp


Drive Rescue

Supported file systems: FAT 12/16/32

Windows® 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000 or XP

Free

http://home.arcor.de/christian_grau/rescue/index.html
http://norman.riel.com/downloads.htm


Tool to check and undelete partition

Works with the following partitions:

- FAT12 FAT16 FAT32

- Linux

- Linux SWAP (version 1 and 2)

- NTFS (Windows NT)

- BeFS (BeOS)

- UFS (BSD)

- Netware

- RaiserFS

http://www.cgsecurity.org//testdisk.html


DFSee

http://www.fsys.demon.nl/

MRECOVER

http://kristenonline.com/lain/cih/mrecintro.htm

Emergency Undelete

http://www.c2000.com/software/download.htm


Unerase

http://www.filesearching.com/cgi-bin/s?q=unerase.exe&t=f&d=&l=en&x=11&y=17

List copied from CrazyOne (thanks Spence!!)


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