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How to retrieve deleted file or folder from the Mapped drive

Posted on 2007-03-19
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I am a Win XP Pro user with SP2 on it.  Yesterday, i accidentally deleted a folder from the mapped drive and i would like to recover.  I looked under local machine recycle bin as well as on the server recycle bin and i cannot find that folder.   do you all know what happens to the deleted folders/files on the mapped drive ?  
Thanks in advance
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sirbounty earned 250 total points
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You wont find it there.
If you dont have shadow copy or a backup solution, you will need to undelete it using a 3rd party utility.

http://www.r-undelete.com/
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/restoration.html
http://www.undelete.com/
http://officerecovery.com/freeundelete/
http://www.undelete-plus.com/
http://www.easy-undelete.com/
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by:bengoa
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should i run the software on the local machine or the server?
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by:sirbounty
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Youll need to run it from the server.
The one from snapfile is the one I use most often...doesnt require an installation...
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by:bengoa
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I installed r-undelete on the server but it could not find any deleted files.  I am not sure if r-delete can retrieve deleted files.  I know it can get files out of the demaged drive.  are you sure?  
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by:sirbounty
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If the sector hasn't been overwritten it should...
Did you try the one from snapfiles?
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