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My aunt restored 2 deleted files from the recycle bin but she claimed she couldn't find them in the original location from which they were deleted. She couldn't quite recall the names of the files except that they were .pptx files. Is there an advanced search for something like this?

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How many .pptx files do you have? – soandos Jul 17 '12 at 5:39
Nice question indeed.. – tumchaaditya Jul 17 '12 at 10:58

I just tested this and none of the usual attributes change (I was specifically looking at Last Accessed Date), so I guess the answer is no. Your best bet is to search the drive for *.pptx files.

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For fast file-name only searches, try Everything. – Andrew Lambert Jul 17 '12 at 6:23
That's what I thought too. Thanks for replying! – Seans Jul 17 '12 at 14:14

AgentRansack can search the recycle bin. Search for *.pptx and it should find it if it's there.

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