How do I recover deleted files?
Preferably from a backup. If you don't have a backup, at least one
company, Compunix, claims to have a product that will recover deleted
files. More information is available at .
[Editor's note: this one appears to be for the really desperate ones,
but it might be helpful if you really need it the most.]
RECOVERING REMOVED FILES AND DIRECTORIES IN A FILESYSTEM
If a file is Deleted from the system, the filesytem blocks composing
that file still exist, but are no longer allocated. As long as no new
files are created or existing files extended within the same filesystem,
the blocks will remain untouched. It is possible to reallocate the
blocks to the previous file using the "fsdb" command (filesystem debugger).
MAKE A BACKUP OF THE ENTIRE FILESYSTEM BEFORE PERFORMING THESE STEPS!!!
ELSE ( BANG !!!!! ).
It is possible to send a mail for have some informations ...
Steps to recover a deleted file