[Bf-committers] Fwd: Help with the Uninstaller

blendenzo blendenzo at blendenzo.com
Sat Sep 4 17:13:31 CEST 2010


If you have not already, please recommend to him that he run Photorec on 
the drive which contained the Blender installation.  Photorec is capable 
of recovering deleted .blend files.  The names of the files will be 
lost, but that is unimportant in a situation like this.

It is important that he run Photorec as soon as possible, since the 
operating system will begin reusing the disk space occupied by the 
"deleted" .blend files which are now marked for overwrite.

Photorec is here:

- Tony

On 09/04/2010 06:01 AM, Ton Roosendaal wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've replied to him. Question is of course if this is the proper way
> for uninstall? At least the dialog could mention the removal is
> complete, including the files someone has added to the install dir
> personally.
> -Ton-
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Ton Roosendaal  Blender Foundation   ton at blender.org    www.blender.org
> Blender Institute   Entrepotdok 57A  1018AD Amsterdam   The Netherlands
> Begin forwarded message:
>> Date: 3 September, 2010 18:13:59 GMT+02:00
>> To: foundation at blender.org
>> Subject: Help with the Uninstaller
>> Hello,
>> I installed the 2.5 Beta and moved my Blend.files into this Folder.
>> However, I had to reinstall it for structural reasons. But I forgot
>> to remove my Blend.files out of the folder, so the Uninstaller.exe
>> deleted them, too.
>> Is there any possibility to recover files that are deleted by the
>> uninstaller?
>> Yours sincerely,
>> Finn N.
>> -- 
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