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1answer
57 views

About skype chat history

I asked skype to delete 2 weeks of chat history from just one contact and skype deleted it all from all contacts. There is no more any history saved. I am very frustrated because I wanted all the ...
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1answer
59 views

I am unable to copy the contents of files.000 over to another computer using Windows XP SP3

My system admin has recovered a whole bunch of files in a found.000 folder, which contains 70 subfolders, like this: found.000 xxx0000.chk xxx0001.chk ... xxx0069.chk Each of these 70 .chk ...
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0answers
94 views

After using external HDD in Windows 7, it stopped to be readable in Windows XP

After using an external hard drive with Windows 7 (Prof), it stopped to be recognized in any Windows XP (Prof), telling (in XP that it is not formatted and should be formatted for using), though it is ...
2
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1answer
734 views

ICQ Messenger - Recovery Of Historical Chats

I have uninstalled an older version of ICQ. I triple checked that I did NOT, in the uninstall process, set it to delete the historical conversations (and anything else related to ICQ history). Then I ...
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2answers
1k views

Need to access files from xp hard drive via usb dock on new Windows 7 desktop

I have low to medium tech skills;however, I can follow directions flawless and am easily teachable. Had a Dell xp e510 motherboard that went bad. Bought a new destop with internal drive and hooked the ...
1
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1answer
23 views

XP can't read data from transferred HD

Computer A, running XP, died. XP was installed on a fresh HD in computer B. Slaved data-backup HD from A was installed as slave on B. B will not read it; shows only 2 folders, Recycler and System ...
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1answer
80 views

How to recover the files from a deleted hard-disk partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover hard disk data? I have accidentally deleted one partition of a disk (deleted in disk management). I have to recover the files from that disk. I have already ...
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1answer
485 views

Recover Windows XP on Truecrypt Partition

The Windows XP installation on a hard drive, encrypted using Truecrypt 7.0a, has become corrupted. It is encrypted as a "hidden operating system" with pre-boot authentication. I can enter my TC ...
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2answers
1k views

Windows can't read the data on newly connected HDD but testdisk can both show them and recover them

I gave a friend of mine my internal 1.5TB HDD to copy alot of files for me. When he gave it back to me i tried reattaching it to my desktop but Windows couldn't read the HDD or recognize it, so i ...
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1answer
128 views

Export possibly corrupt Outlook Express

I am trying to recover, or, preferrably, export mailboxes from a possibly corrupted Outlook Express (for XP). The main issue is that any attempt to do anything with certain emails, such as open or ...
3
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2answers
6k views

I need administrator rights but erased my operator account?

Not sure what I did, but I have an old Dell PC running Windows XP. I was adding a new user, and somehow in the same turn I erased my own account. Now I can't do anything because there are no ...
2
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3answers
604 views

Lost all data on Windows XP after blue screen

I got a blue screen and was trying to boot with my OS disk. Frankly, I was unsure exactly how to do this. I was trying everything and booted in partition mode. Finally, I booted with disk and ran ...
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3answers
543 views

how to retrive data from user account having administrator power?

I installed Windows XP on my system and made two user accounts which one has administrator power and the other is just a normal user. After that I didn't use the system for more than month. During ...
0
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1answer
805 views

Recovery of Bitlocker protected 100Gb drive on Windows 7

I have two operating systems on two different drives. One is Windows 7 and the other Windows XP 32-bit. I used Bitlocker on a 100Gb NTFS drive on Windows 7, which Windows XP couldn't recognize. ...
2
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1answer
536 views

Data recovery after user profile corruption on Windows XP

I'm away from home for college, and my computer back home has been having some issues. My dad took it to a computer store, and apparently the user profiles somehow got corrupted, so they're locked out ...
2
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2answers
484 views

How to access single files from partially broken disk?

My laptop fell down and now I cannot start it. BIOS Hard drive tests shows "Error Code: 0000 Read Verification Failed" on the 0% of the test. I need to copy data from the disk and thus I took it off ...
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1answer
105 views

How to access XP Home disk remotely

A friend's notebook's graphics card has just gone fritz and won't allow you to see anything but complete garbage on the screen. Windows boots up fine, as can be heard from hard disk activity and the ...
2
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3answers
4k views

Computer won't boot up: “hal.dll is missing or corrupt”

I'm hoping that someone will be able to help me out. I'm in desperate need to recover my data, and I really do not know where to begin. This is my old PC (HP Pavilion M7480N media center, Windows ...
3
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3answers
1k views

bad sector of harddisk - disk check and recovery

I got a harddisk from my friend, it maybe broken, so I need to save any remaining data which can be saved. I can see the drives, but when copy some files, the computer said they are bad and ...
2
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0answers
550 views

Accidently deleted folder using Unlocker, how to restore it?

My bad! I accidently restore an important folder with Unlocker today. I can see it in Recycle Bin but I can't restore it. It reports Error Copying File or Folder: Access is denied. Make sure ...
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1answer
1k views

Recover file from Windows hard drive using Ubuntu

I created a Ubuntu Live CD and I have it running. The hard drive is mounted and I can see the Windows folder and some backup folders, but not any other folders or files. How do I get to those?
2
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3answers
441 views

Resize partition failed (XP) - can I get the data back?

A customer resized a Windows partition to make the C drive bigger and the D drive smaller. I don't know how, or with what software, but it failed and now the D drive is unreadable in Windows. The ...
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1answer
124 views

How to recover partition when it was restored with HP Recovery Utility

In a friend's laptop, he has a hard drive with a Windows XP partition. He launched HP Recovery Utility and it deleted his partition and data. Is there any way to restore all data?
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2answers
15k views

How can I recover an uninstalled application on Windows?

I uninstalled Autocad on my Windows XP SP2, Without backing-up my micro code i had embedded. Is there any way to recover with the full setting? So that i will get my embedded micro code?
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0answers
95 views

parallels 6 OS leopard / Windows XP Pro [closed]

I lost files in volumes, how can I find them?
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1answer
1k views

Decrypting Windows XP encrypted files from an old disk

I had an old Windows XP machine with an encrypted directory. When moving to a new Win7 machine I connected the old disk as a slave in the new machine, and hence cannot access the encrypted files. ...
2
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2answers
486 views

XP - user deleted. Now can't access data related to that user.

I had a user in Windows XP. I have deleted that user through My Computer\Manage\Local Computer. Now when I log in through Administrator I can't access to data related to that deleted user. When I ...
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1answer
133 views

Can I search the registry of a laptop's won't-boot installation of Windows XP?

Backstory: I've come into the possession of a laptop belonging to one of my wife's coworkers. She believed it was infected with a virus. And it was. After many searches for the symptoms (it's the ...
1
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2answers
73 views

Infected Win XP disk not openable on a Vista computer

How can I read a WinXP partioned disk that is infected and shows up on a USB connection to Win Vista computer as a single partition that Vista cannot see the contents? The XP computer HDD is partioned ...
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3answers
1k views

Recover files from deleted partition

Somehow one of my partitions disappeared (I didn't even have the disk manager open, so I'm really not sure how that happened). The volume was simply deleted. It was an NTFS partition, created under XP ...
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3answers
112 views

Cross OS data recovery, USB drive involved.

A MacBook had OS X 10.4 and Windows XP dual booting using rEFIt. Then the Windows partition gets corrupted and it won't boot. Presumably a virus. There were sensitive files there and those were ...
2
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2answers
719 views

recover partition after reinstall windows XP

My OS was infected by trojan or virus and system files are corrupted. After tried to reinstall XP several time and failed, I took out the hard drive and prepare to back up files for a clean reinstall. ...
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4answers
14k views

How do I export the Browsing History in Firefox?

I lost a load of open tabs in Firefox that I want to recover. The details are in the browsing history but it is not the most friendly area of Firefox to wade through. The Export option there actually ...
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4answers
646 views

Recovering files from laptop with XP that won't boot

I have a laptop with Windows XP installed that won't boot. It gives me a BSoD right before the log on screen. I can't access Safe Mode either. (same error). Thing is, I need some files that are ...
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1answer
585 views

Recover Old Settings and Email after family member reinstalls windows without formatting

A family member installed Windows XP over the top of an existing install when it did not boot. They previously used outlook express for email and saved things to my documents. They should be able to ...
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3answers
2k views

How to recover a mysteriously deleted folder?

While backing up my data to DVD's Nero suddenly acted a little wierd and it showed like it had burnt and verified my current folder to DVD but it did so in less than a minute (unlike the usual 10 ...
4
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7answers
480 views

Differential backup software with DVD burning for Windows? [closed]

Do you know of any tried and tested incremental/differential backup software system, to backup only newly added or modified HDD data to DVDs? And preferably software which can easily restore all of ...
3
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2answers
612 views

Data recovery on working hard drive

So I have a 5 bay hot swap SATA enclosure that's connected to a Silicon Image-based SATA adapter in a computer. It's running XP Pro. There are two 1.5TB hard drives in slots 1 and 2 respectively, set ...