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Old 27th Apr 2006, 16:49   #1
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HELP ME!! - Recovering Overwritten Files

Guys, Ive just accidentally ran a robocopy /mir command to mirror a whole directory tree and i have overwritten important stuff on the target folder!!

I need this back!

I have tried some quick file recovery tools but they will only restore my folders and not the contents of the folders. I had .avi files stored on this disk..

Any help would be appreciated asap!

Thanks
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Old 27th Apr 2006, 18:31   #2
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anyone tried using easy recovery pro? is it good?
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Old 27th Apr 2006, 18:40   #3
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Get Data Back - by far the best tool i've used for this.

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Old 27th Apr 2006, 18:41   #4
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Guys, Ive just accidentally ran a robocopy /mir command to mirror a whole directory tree and i have overwritten important stuff on the target folder!!

I need this back!

I have tried some quick file recovery tools but they will only restore my folders and not the contents of the folders. I had .avi files stored on this disk..

Any help would be appreciated asap!

Thanks
Also, files like .avi and MP3 wont really be recovered very well. Especially if they have been overwritten. They will skip, fart, crackle and pop.

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Old 27th Apr 2006, 19:00   #5
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thanks for the help on this..
its not gonna be fun!

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Old 27th Apr 2006, 21:37   #6
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got 'get data back'

it didnt detect any of the deleted files as deleted by the robocopy command.

anyone know how i would recover these files?

to sum up what i did:

ran a robocopy <source> <target> /mir on the wrong target folder and it deleted everything in target as the purpose of this command is to sync two directories.

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