Recover Deleted File from SBS 2K3

Posted on 2009-02-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I'm running an SBS 2003 with about 25 clients all windows XP.

I have a client computer that deleted files off of the network "Shares" folder.  The files are obviously not in the client's recycle bin or in the server's recycle bin. The files were added this morning and deleted this morning, so the weekend backup doesn't have them and the 7am shadow copy (previous versions) doesn't have them. Anywhere else I can restore a file from?

Question by:paulfarmer
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    Accepted Solution

    If disk activity is low, you may be able to run a recovery program like GetDataBack from to get to them.

    Otherwise, there will be nothing else unless the user is running Vista and has ShadowCopies on their own machine.

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    Author Comment

    I used a program called File Recovery from LC Technologies. Worked great.  Thanks for the suggestion.

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    Expert Comment

    by:Philip Elder
    Excellent! :)


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