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Re: Emergent: Move operation caused permanent deletion of files

From: Hao Wang <billhao_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 00:02:46 +0800

Solved! The files were moved to the root of the controlled directory
for unknown reason. They are not deleted.

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 11:36 PM, Hao Wang <billhao_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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