I'm not too sure where to put this... I just joined this website and the first blog I saw was by a user called SkarTiger. I could not see a way to reply to the blog which sucks but :
The blog concerned a parent using their laptop, when the computer was returned material had been deleted, also their "recycle" was emptied
**warning** never ever think your data is gone when this happens, it's just hidden! always remember that.
Getting Back Deleted FIles:
Free Pandora File Recovery - Find and recover deleted files of any type. This program is free, and pretty good at getting back files that have been deleted, so long as it was deleted via trash, and not deleted with a secure deleting program,
Secure Deleting Software
Should you wish to trade-in your laptop, throw it out, give it to a friend (you will no longer have control of the system) You will want to delete your files esp *B/DL things. Eraser is a program which, when used correctly puts your data past the point where programs like pandora can recover it.
I just wanted to say this, I hope the writter of the blog sees it, as it's a shame to have them think that they can't get their data back when they can.
thanks for reading