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    I did a boo boo!

    Hi Guys,

    I deleted a 150Mb .pst file off my desktop at home! by mistake and emptied the recycle bin (opps i know)

    Can anyone recommend a GOOD data recovery app, I've used GetDataBackup for NTFS but that scanned the entire drive and then crashed!!

    Any suggestions?

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    I've used Recuva in the past

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    Is your drive NTFS?

    GDB is good.. but if its not working maybe try Recuva?

    Recuva - Download

    made by the same folks as cccleaner, and its free too

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    Thanks Chaps, let me give these a go.

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    I use recuva too, does a good job.

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    This worked for us in school - managed to recover hundreds of photos that our publicity officer had been storing on her C: drive then accidentally deleted
    Attached Files Attached Files

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    Running now!!

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    Possibly blatant plug, but it's 100% relevant: Recovering a deleted Microsoft Outlook PST file - The Angry Technician

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    I've used getback NTFS and FAT for years and has always served me well.

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    +1 for GDB NTFS & FAT as well as Recuva

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    4 hours left on Recuva

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    Quote Originally Posted by IanT View Post
    Running now!!
    I hope you're not "on this pc" with the same hard disk at the moment?

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    Nope, attached it too my laptop, plugged SATA into a caddy.

    Result, didnt find the file I wanted

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    Quote Originally Posted by IanT View Post
    Nope, attached it too my laptop, plugged SATA into a caddy.

    Result, didnt find the file I wanted
    Sorry to hear that fella.

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    Just checked my 2 backup tapes.........nothing on them

    Im gonna try ONE more bit of software!!

    (This is for personal use at home by the way, no way related to work lol)

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