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by putrazyero / September 12, 2013 6:29 PM PDT

I used Kakasoft's Folder Protector to lock my important documents in some folder,but unfortunately I accidently deleted that folder and I already empty my recycle bin.

I dont have any problem with password,I still remember my password for that files.My real problem is,I cant find where that folder has been hidden and I dont know how to get it back.I have used some other way with software name "Recuva" to ensure my files still in there or not,but yeah! its still in there,I dont want to recover it because it needed more space to recover it.I just wanna Unhidden that folder..please help me..I got important file in there.

Sorry for my broken english..I hope some expert in there can help me here.. Sad

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Use Recuva to restore your files
by glb613 / September 12, 2013 8:55 PM PDT

How full is the hard drive? Where is your backup copy?

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Can't use Recuva because insufficient space
by putrazyero / September 12, 2013 9:54 PM PDT

I use Seagate 1TB, that file that I protected maybe in 9++GB and no backup..yeah,that my fault..but nobody dont make mistake right? so what I have to do now?
Do u know how to unhidden it?
I already try many way,but fail..

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I see support at link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 13, 2013 6:26 AM PDT
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This is my problem cronology
by putrazyero / September 13, 2013 4:05 PM PDT
In reply to: I see support at link.

1. I create 1 folder name " New folder (2)" it only default name
2. I put my file into it maybe 9++GB and protect it with that Folder Protector software
3. For along time,I accidently deleting that folder and emptying my recycle bin oh Damn!
4. Im trying to create new folder with same name and place that software into it,but it fail,it seems like to make new password to protect new file,for the info,that software no need to install,its standalone software,just copy and place it at anywhere you want.
5. I look to the disk volume,nothing lose,still same volume and that prove it to me that my file still in there but hidden.
6. After that I use "Recuva" to check where file path it been,Oh I see,it still in there,but it at main folder and that folder with name "?" for example path like this "I:\?\LastF\My Intertainment\Music
7. Yeah! it can be restore,but it will copy my file into it,not overwrite,so it will make double size of my external hardisk.
8. I learn..learn..and learn using MR.GOOGLE..I got it..I just got it how to hack this software.its really easy just only using CMD,we can get that protected files..LOL..I just know it..
9. But unfortunately,that is not solution for my problem,my problem is not about losing or forgot password,I remember my password very well,my real problem is my file cannot access,it hidden with unknown name,and I dont know how to unhide it,so many way I try,its failed,I search a solution in google,I got nothing,nobody speak about it,I just email to Kakasoftsupport centre,it just reply 1 message and give software name Decrypted5.exe,that software is for who losing or forgot they password,not for my so frustating now,support centre silence now,not reply my message after 2 day..please help me..i just wanna know how to unhide that weird folder with name "?"

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I fear you can't be helped.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 14, 2013 2:00 AM PDT


"7. Yeah! it can be restore,but it will copy my file into it,not overwrite,so it will make double size of my external hardisk."

Here you admit you can be restored but you seem to want a solution that doesn't require the required disk space.

Maybe it's time to consider a few things.

a. There is no backup copy.
b. You should put your data on a diet.
c. We only lose what we don't backup.
d. Folder and file lock programs are just a bad idea.

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