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i had a file name goodaccounts it had data , my software overwrote the file goodaccounts.txt so now the previous data is gone can you tell me how to bring back the previous data

i am using simple notepad not notepad++

can data be recovered in notepad++ or any other way

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This is a site for programming questions. And to answer your question, unless you have a backup, that file is gone. – Chris Dec 25 '12 at 15:21

Depending how Microsoft NotePad works, maybe some of the data is still on disk in a "deleted" sector. You might be able to recover part of it with disk recovery software (though I doubt it).

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