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Lost important files after Windows 8 trial

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  • Started 1 year ago by davidbarrett500gmailcom
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davidbarrett500gmailcom
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Tried to recover documents from C drive. Message said "Stage 1 of 3: scanning drive for deleted files". Took nearly 4 hours then failed with comment "Failed to scan following drive C: Ran out of memory". The progress monitor got to 96% and only 20mins left when it failed. This was set to recover all documents; is it possible to enter parameters to only retrieve Excel [.xls] which are the most important to me? Perhaps then I would have enough memory. Thanks in advance for any help.
[Recuva.com v.1.44.778:MS Windows 7 Pro 32bitSP1:Pentium Dual-Core CPUT4500@2.30GHz:4.0GB RAM]
PS: Haven't picked a section, not sure which one is appropriate.

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Xhi
Xhi
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What did you do to delete them to begin with? If you did not actually delete them or format the drive they should be readable if the drive is attached to another computer.

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whs
whs
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See whether you can recover them from a restore point: http://www.sevenforums.com/tut.....lders.html

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