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Old 08-08-2015, 12:41 PM   #1
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File recovery

Is there a way to download any files that I have posted over the last several years?

I have a vicious virus attach that encrypted all my files. This was a ransom type attack, they provided me with info on how to get back but I did not even think about rewarding them for their theft.

I had an extensive library of information and repair files for my coach. I thought I had a back up of the info but evidently I didn't format my Seagate external hard drive right and it did not capture this folder (lesson for everyone).

Is there a way that I can down load these files??
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If they are in our files section, they are downloadable.
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If you can locate the posting, right click on the file and then select "save as" or "save link as."

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Thanks, found them in my User CP tab, was able to recover about 30 files that I didn't have on another computer.



As to the virus, unless I was willing to pay a ransom the files are lost.

I have Dell Premium Support and Warranty on my laptop and after talking with them they advised that the safest thing to do is a recovery using a USB drive hey sent me with the original installation files.

I also communicated with the IT company my former company contracted with and he said this virus is essentially not defeatable, he said that a client had the same attack and ended up paying the ransom.

When I went through the normal approach of trying to restore my computer to a previous date/time the virus had deleted all restore points and they had set up a separate password in the boot recovery program. Although I could access via admin it would have been risky to try doing that.

I have since recovered my laptop and tried to restore the files off my Seagate but for some reason a portion of the files were not backed up.

So a word to the wise, if you think you have your system backed up I would suggest checking to make sure all the important files are included.
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