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I just finished working on my teacher's paper, which is due to her an hour ago... For 2 hours I've been trying to find my paper anywhere on ubuntu, or my windows installation. It is nowhere, anymore. The paper took me 4 hours to type up, and I JUST saved it onto my windows installation. The desktop of my user profile, to be exact. I restarted to windows to print it off, but it wasn't on my desktop. First reaction: FFUUU, wait backup. SO I went to my backup directory of linux. Guess what: Nothing there.... Any way of gettin my work back without retyping all 8 pages?

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It's not in your recent documents in the file/recent documents in OpenOffice? – ngen Feb 11 '11 at 19:38
It is, which is strange. It says file can not be found, and yes, I do have the partition mounted. – Flasimbufasa Feb 11 '11 at 19:52

can you force a checkdisk to run? its possible that Linux did not properly finish writing it to the NTFS file system.

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Yeah. I can do that, but if I am not mistaken, running a checkdisk will make it to where data save programs might not pick up an incomplete data write. – Flasimbufasa Feb 11 '11 at 20:03
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The issue results to be:

Never heard of the such.

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