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    I've somehow managed to overwrite my entire maths coursework with a blank document - is there any way of undoing it/getting my work back?

    inb4 should have back your work up - I do back up my work using microsoft synctoy - i've just opened the back up file and half of the work's gone missing from that too :/

    any help would be appreciated, lol.
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    Maybe check in your recyling bin.
    Im not sure otherwise.
    Bad luck!
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      (Original post by tommydeaks)
      I've somehow managed to overwrite my entire maths coursework with a blank document - is there any way of undoing it/getting my work back?

      inb4 should have back your work up - I do back up my work using microsoft synctoy - i've just opened the back up file and half of the work's gone missing from that too :/

      any help would be appreciated, lol.
      Don't bother with that, just put a copy of each revision in a zip file with the revision number as its name, in a directory called 'backup.'

      As for your work, it might be lost as far as you or we can tell. There is data recovery software that might work (TestDisk is good), but since you've overwritten the file, not removed it, you might not be able to get its original contents back.
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      If you've accidently emptied the document and then saved there may not be much you can do. You could try using the undo command in the application which might work (depends on application and how its setup)

      In terms of backups well done for having something. Ideally if backing up you want to have multiple copies and ideally on separate media. But you've at least done something which is better than most people (myself included).
     
     
     
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