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Recover Deleted Files in Eclipse?

Posted on 2006-06-28
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Is there a way to retrieve files that you may have deleted through Eclipse? The files do not show up in the trash can or in the recently opened file history.

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by:CEHJ
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Search in your workspace using grep or Windows find command
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Are there backup files of them?
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by:CodeParadise
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Phuocnh

There are no back ups locally on my machine of the files I was working on. I do have older version backups I'll have to use if I cannot recover the files.
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by:phuocnh
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You can use FreeUndelete tool to recover file http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Utilities/Backup_and_Copy_Utilities/FreeUndelete_Download.html
I don't use Eclipse, I am using JBuilder. In JBuilder IDE, it always make backup file whenever that file is saved. So, you can use the backup version when you unintendedly delete file.
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by:CEHJ
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I've usually managed to recover them using the technique i mentioned
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by:objects
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Are they still available on your disk?  If not then they are lost.
If they are then add/import them back into your project.
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Ajay-Singh earned 2000 total points
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You can right click on the folder node and from the context menu, select "Restore from Local History...".
This brings a window from where you can select which file to recover (it lists even the deleted files)
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by:kaliyugkaarjun
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HI ,
U can recover any file deleted from ur pc...provided u havn't copied on that particular drive after that... Try using Recover4all (with size limit for demo version...). It recovers the deleted files ...

ANother way is If u  r usifn Norton antivirus with addition utilities.. It has utility tied with Recycled bin ..After u delete a file norton protects it ..so u can view and recover from ,Norton recycled bin'
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