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Win XP:  Retrieve Deleted Document Files (Desktop)

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Interesting scenario happened on my secretaries computer today:  After running microsoft updates, java, etc etc. of (standard updates) and using the profdel.exe application from microsoft to delete profiles that were taking up senseless space, it appears that it deleted a FOLDER that she had on her desktop (we can call it "OLD STUFF") that contained old files from the previous secretary.  Unfortunately the secretary did not have these backed up on the network, but just had a desktop folder called "OLD STUFF" with subfolders inside.  For whatever reason, all of the document files are now missing.  The folder and it's sub folders are all there, but they're empty.  Does this make any sense?  I tried to do a system restore to a few previous dates with no luck.
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