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dj philthy
05-07-2008, 12:48 AM
Is there any way to recover the source file if the delete source option was not checked?

Spoon
05-07-2008, 03:41 AM
If it was not checked it would not have been deleted, unless you overwrote it with the file you were converting to.

dj philthy
05-07-2008, 01:54 PM
Yea I knew that and like an idiot I overwrited the source. DAMN! Is there software out there that i can use somewhat clean the clarity up a little bit at leats?

Spoon
05-07-2008, 03:21 PM
You might recover 1/4 of the files using an undelete program, it will be slow work to do so.

dj philthy
05-07-2008, 08:03 PM
What if my recycle bin has been emptied...then you cant recover at all can you?

LtData
05-07-2008, 08:11 PM
The file didn't go to the recycle bin, that is why spoon suggested an undelete program, but it is an iffy chance and would probably be a waste of time.

Teknojnky
05-07-2008, 08:15 PM
there are numerous undelete programs that can attempt to recover deleted files (even out of the recycle).

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=undelete+files

How well they work is entirely dependent on how much overwriting you've done on the drive.

While painful, I would never trust undeleted files, at least ones that don't have a CRC check (like flac).

Your likely better off re-ripping from cd (assuming they weren't downloaded from somewhere on the internet).