Recovery of TREC files

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My portable drive where all of my recordings in Camtasia are housed suddenly decided to delete all of my recording files.  Somewhere recovered, but the one I really need will not open is there a way to recover that?

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Deb Hildreth Pisarcik

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Timbre4, Champion

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Hello,

That's a drag. I suspect the files are all still there but the drive is no longer able to index them properly. Is it possible to copy one of the crucial files to your computer to examine (open) it?

Tim

PS - I see previous conversations about this to the right; depending on what version you are using there may be recovery options.

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John S. Richards

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Deb,

It sort of depends on what happened. If this was a hard drive failure, Vs a human deleting files, you may want to investigate hard disk recovery tools. If you deleted a saved file, it may still be recoverable. A popular tool I own is SpinRite. Best to not save any new files to that hard drive until you have been able to recover your current files. Have a look here: https://www.grc.com/sr/spinrite.htm This may help you.
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I just had a similar thing happen to me and right after a Windows 7 update. Has anyone else noticed a Windows 7 update being the culprit behind missing trec and wav files? I did a Google search and saw that people have experienced deleted files after an update, but none were specific to media files. Also looks to only have deleted certain ones. Luckily, I made a backup anyway, but it's just really annoying.