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Old 03-17-2018, 10:02 AM   #1
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My friend with a Mac thought she was deleting from the Cloud. When she emptied her trash on the computer it deleted the originals. Can they be restored anywhere.
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Old 03-17-2018, 11:35 AM   #2
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STOP! Let me further emphasize STOP. Do not use the computer. There are many programs for retrieving deleted data from Mac. Wait for a valid post as to which as many are no good and could make the missing stuff harder to retrieve.
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There are a couple of programs for recovering Data from the Emptied Trash on a Mac: https://www.anysoftwaretools.com/rec...-alternatives/
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I've used TestDisk (PhotoRec) a couple times. But the OS itself is always caching things to the disk, so it's possible the blocks have been overwritten already.
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Thanks for the information. I'll remember the cautions about turning off the computer if it ever happens to me. I do routine backups so I feel fairly confident about my stuff.
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