Re: Unerase 7z file?

Subject: Re: Unerase 7z file?
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2015 14:19:42 -0500

No. The 7z files can be be recovered, but not by any ol' utility. I need to
find one that can "see" such a file in order to recover it. For example,
one named "Recover Files" can't detect such an extension. And the threads
I've been reading on Google state that Recuva won't work, either.

On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 2:12 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> So you mean that the 7zip file manager deletes files in a way that cannot
> be recovered? That sounds dangerous.
>
> -Tony
>
> On Tuesday, 1 December 2015, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
>> Sorry... not so. Many recovery utilities cannot undelete a 7z file. This
>> is
>> why I'm asking if anyone specifically knows of one that does recover such
>> files.
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 2:07 PM, Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>>
>> > I'm not sure I understand the problem. You're looking to recover a file
>> > that you deleted without meaning to. A file recovery utility (and there
>> are
>> > lots out there, Recuva just happened to be the first Google result)
>> should
>> > recover ANY file type. It won't open it, but it will undelete it so that
>> > you can open it in whatever your archive utility is.
>> >
>> > On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 1:45 PM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >> Windows 8.1 NTFS
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 1:45 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com
>> >
>> >> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > Which operating system and version and which file system?
>> >> >
>> >> > On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 7:52 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> > > Do you know of a sure-fire way to unerase a 7z file?
>>
>
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Unerase 7z file?: From: Chris Morton
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Re: Unerase 7z file?: From: Chris Morton
Re: Unerase 7z file?: From: Lin Sims
Re: Unerase 7z file?: From: Chris Morton
Re: Unerase 7z file?: From: Tony Chung

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