[pcductape] Re: I lost all my email

  • From: "Andrei" <zhar_ptitza@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 02:49:47 -0800

Thanks Carl

I'll have a look at it this evening. Have a good day.

Andy
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Carl 
  To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Monday, March 03, 2003 2:41 AM
  Subject: [pcductape] Re: I lost all my email


  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/filerestore.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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