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How do you recover files from windows.old folder after disk cleanup?
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MohlalefiAsked:
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Contigo1Commented:
I don't think this is possible if you have run disk cleanup and selected the windows.old folder it would of deleted everything from the folder.

The only thing you might be able to try is using some recovery software such as recuva.

http://www.piriform.com/recuva

I don't know if recuva will work in this scenario but it might be worth a try.
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TonypeswaniCommented:
Hello,

If you've got old system restore points available you can simply mount one then browse to your windows.old folder and copy it back to your current hard drive.

System Restore Point browser/ mounter can be found here: http://nicbedford.co.uk/software/systemrestoreexplorer/
Direct dowload link for installer: nicbedford.co.uk/files/InstallSys…
Don't forget to dismount afterwards."

Regards,
TonyP
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aadihCommented:
Sorry. I don't believe you can recover in any practically usable way.  :-(
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Pradeep DubeyConsultantCommented:
"If you've got old system restore points available you can simply mount one then browse to your windows.old folder and copy it back to your current hard drive.

System Restore Point browser/ mounter can be found here: http://nicbedford.co.uk/software/systemrestoreexplorer/
Direct dowload link for installer: nicbedford.co.uk/files/InstallSys…
Don't forget to dismount afterwards."


check below link :


http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1654029/restore-windows-folder-windows-deleted.html
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aadihCommented:
Yes, system restore, if available and it works, is the only practically usable way. :-)
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TonypeswaniCommented:
Yes the only option is system restore.

Regards,
TonyP
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Pradeep DubeyConsultantCommented:
Mohlalefi,

I have given the solution and you did not rewarded to me.
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