[pcductape] Re: I lost all my email

  • From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 04:41:46 -0600

Hey Andy,

Try http://www.uneraser.com/undelete.htm.

Carl

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Andrei
  To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Sent: Monday, March 03, 2003 4:04 AM
  Subject: [pcductape] Re: I lost all my email


  David,

  The OE dbx folder was on Drive E. I started a new folder on
Drive C. I don't
  think there is anything that writes to Drive E. Is there any
shareware or
  freeware that can recover the deleted files? Is there any
old time DOS magic
  that I can use?

  Andy


  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Emery, David" <demery@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2003 8:18 AM
  Subject: [pcductape] Re: I lost all my email


  > There is a program that sells for $40.00 that will
recovery deleted items
  > and I have used it to recover a lot, if you have not
written over the
  > clusters then it should be able to retrieve most.
  >
http://www.winternals.com/products/repairandrecovery/fileresto
re.asp
  >
  > -----Original Message-----
  > From: Salaam Blackmore [mailto:blackmore@xxxxxxxxx]
  > Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2003 8:41 AM
  > To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  > Subject: [pcductape] Re: I lost all my email
  >
  >
  > Andrei
  >
  > If you have not already made a search for "*.dbx" files, I
would suggest
  > that you do that first.
  >
  > These .dbx files will contain your OE email messages.
  >
  > It is safer to avoid keeping your email messages on the
same physical HD
  as
  > your OS. This means that they will remain safe, even if
you have to do an
  > unplanned reinstall.
  >
  >
  > Salaam
  >
  >
  > ----- Original Message -----
  > From: "Andrei" <zhar_ptitza@xxxxxxxx>
  > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  > Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2003 11:52 AM
  > Subject: [pcductape] I lost all my email
  >
  >
  > Is there a way to recover email that has been deleted?
This is what
  happened
  > although everything seems hazy now.
  >
  > I was trying to save a picture that a friend sent me. I
didn't notice at
  the
  > time that it wasn't in the usual jpeg format. This was my
friend's first
  > time using their scanner. I went into Windows Explorer to
the folder where
  I
  > saved the pic to see what size it was. I can't remember
what the file
  > extension was. However, the name had a % sign in it and it
wouldn't let me
  > delete the pic.
  >
  > Now I can't remember clearly what happened. I may have
tried again and the
  > system hung up. I did an Alt-Ctrl-Del to do an End Task on
Windows
  Explorer.
  > Nothing happened for quite awhile so I pressed Reset.
  >
  > I did my usual selections: "Fix it", "Skip" - I don't
remember the rest of
  > the options - and brought Windows back up.
  >
  > Earlier I had deleted C:\Windows\Temp and
C:\Windows\Temporary Internet
  > Files. So when Windows came up I Opened the Recycle Bin
and clicked to
  > emptied it. What surprised me was that the items that were
scrolling by
  were
  > txt items with the names that were email subject headings.
I had never
  seen
  > this happen before.
  >
  > I fired up OE. All I had were the folders that you get
when you first
  > install OE: Inbox, Outbox, Sent Items, Deleted Items and
Drafts. Over
  400MB
  > of emails had disappeared. I had made a backup copy of my
OE folders 6
  > months ago on another drive and they had disappeared as
well.
  >
  > Please don't laugh. I am running Windows 95 on a P75
machine. I have 3
  hard
  > drives: 1.5 GB, 1.5 GB and 2.4 GB respectively. OE is
version 5.5. The
  > active OE folders were on Drive E. The folders from 6
months ago were on
  > Drive C.
  >
  > I started a new OE folder on Drive C to write this plea
for help. Is there
  > any way to recover the lost emails and folders?
  >
  > TIA
  > Andy
  >
  > PS
  > Can someone send the full pcducttape url so I can read on
the web?
  >
  >
  >
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