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Situation

I got textedit file, which was already saved, but not closed, opened while I was restarting Mac OS X system.

The problem

After restart the file was not there in folder and I was unable to find it.

Is there any option how to restore the file or somehow get the data back?

Possible solutions

I could try to search text in all files on the hard drive to match some file maybe like this:

grep -l  [text to find] [files to look in]

I could try to restore some data using deleted files recovery program like stated on Cult of Mac.

Any of these seem not to work for me. I hope someone knows some other solutions.

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