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Old 04-29-2013, 11:55 PM   #1
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Default Backup & recovery

Hello all,
Back with a new problem.

I recently had my HP DV2700 video card repaired and finally get to use my laptop again. It was cheap to do and I loved this laptop.

Anyway, the DBAG who tried to fix it before reinstalled vista over all my old stuff and I lost all my files, pictures, presentations, college papers EVERYTHING.

I went into my HP RECOVERY and backup. It shows 11.2 gigs of 12 gigs used. So when I click on the recovery it says the file is empty.

Ideas?

Vista Home premium 32bit, 2gigs ram, 1.83hz

Thanks in advance!!!
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:23 AM   #2
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maybe some of the files has not been overwriten yet.
download a recovery tool and try to save some of the files.

next time make sure you make a propper backup.
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:56 AM   #3
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A good recovery to I have used in the past is recuva.
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Old 05-01-2013, 12:37 AM   #4
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Hidden files. Change the attributes to visible.
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