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AuldAlliance Sat 17-Feb-07 15:35:05

All the files in My Documents have vanished. Wiped out. Gone. All my work files (yes, some are on the backup drive and on CD-Rom, but quite a few are not, I know that's risky). How can this have happened?? My Internet provider, Orange (I live in France), automatically updated itself this morning into a hideous new version. Can there be a link? Is there any chance of recuperating any files? I'm desperate, I don't know how I'm going to catch up the lost work.

HandyTrinkett Tue 20-Feb-07 14:51:22

is it a work pc or a home one?
Could be your profile just got screwed and windows created a new one.. ...take a look in "c:\documents and settings" and see what's in the folders there...

NurseyJo Tue 20-Feb-07 14:53:32

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AuldAlliance Tue 20-Feb-07 17:26:11

It's my own laptop. I've searched everywhere and there's nothing. My settings don't seem to have changed, other than that documents & settings is empty. I even tried some retrieval software a colleague sent and it found nothing either. Am resigned to having lost it all: the work is bad enough, but in years to come I'll cry more about all the photos of DS from the last 6 months.
Thanks for your help.

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