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Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetOther - Computers · 7 years ago

Files deleted from recycle bin are gone?

I accidentally deleted my resume from the recycle bin and used all the free recommended programs I could to recover the files. Computer says no files were found. Are they gone forever?

Update:

Thanks Lee. That really helps :) Maker- every program on that list I already tried. They found no files but thank you for helping me out.

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  • 7 years ago
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    Unfortunately yes they are. No program can claim to recover files deleted from the recycle bin.

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    The answer by Lee is incorrect. Files are not deleted forever. In the File Allocation Table, deleted files are just marked in such a away that the space can used again in the future. You would have to format the drive many times to permanently remove the files. There are tools out there that can recover these files, unfortunately most goods ones cost money.

  • 7 years ago

    it seems that files are gone after they are deleted from Recycle Bin. actually, there are chances that deleted files can be recovered. some data recovery programs can help a bit.

    http://www.eassos.com/how-to/recover-deleted-files...

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    yes, they are gone. but you are still able to recover them. see this guide

    http://www.asoftech.com/articles/how-to-recover-fi...

    hope this helps.

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  • 7 years ago

    Here are a list of programs. Decide for your self.

    http://pcsupport.about.com/od/filerecovery/tp/free...

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