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Re: Emergent: Move operation caused permanent deletion of files

From: Hao Wang <billhao_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 23:36:36 +0800

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 11:33 PM, Hao Wang <billhao_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I am new to this list but have been using TortoiseSVN for a while. I
> am using version 1.6.10.
>
> An emergence just happened to me an hour. I am writing to get help
> from you. I was moving some versioned java files to a new subfolder
> that was just created and haven't been added to svn. The operation I
> did was:
>
> 1. selected those files I wanted to move
> 2. drag them to the destination subfolder with the right mouse button
> 3. select move versioned files from the popup menu
>
> After that, all the selected files suddenly disappeared. They are
> neither in the original folder and nor in the destination subfolder,
> also not in the Recycle bin. It looked that they were permanently
> deleted. I suspect that it's because the destination folder hasn't
> been added to svn. Is this file deletion action by design?
>
> Now I am trying to recover my files with recovery software. The files
> are on a NTFS volume with compression enabled, though the files being
> deleted were not compressed. I tried Easy Recovery and EASEUS
Data Recovery. Both were able to find those files. But the contents
are all hex 0s.

Do you guys have any suggestion that might help me recover the files?
I really appreciate it.

Thank you.

Hao

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