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Author Topic: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning  (Read 6416 times)

CleverCat

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Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« on: October 05, 2008, 08:40:19 AM »
Is there any way to have a small app to warn you if files are being deleted from Docs and Settings Folder?

I was uninstalling Super Flexible (thru Total Uninstall) so I could do a clean install after some problems, and only realised after some time had passed, that it had deleted thousands of my settings files (obviously a 'glitch')and I couldn't restore from Bin as I had not emptied it day before!

Fortunately, I dived into an Acronis Image and 'rescued' files.

I realise files change in there constantly in the normal course of events, but would be handy to know if necessary!

Thanks CleverCat    :)

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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2008, 01:59:34 AM »
this feature was requested before and i suggested this program - Directory Monitor Utility.


http://www.snapfiles...lity/dirmonitor.html

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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2008, 07:02:20 AM »
Product not available anymore!  :(

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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2008, 07:05:44 AM »
Found it thru Google here... http://www.filechamp...tility-download.aspx  :Thmbsup:

File not found....  :down:
« Last Edit: October 06, 2008, 07:08:30 AM by CleverCat »

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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2008, 07:11:19 AM »
Found here http://www.softsea.c...rectory-Monitor.html but not a free one! Will try it anyway...

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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2008, 08:17:39 AM »
Needs Net Framework 3!

Found this DirectIT Directory Monitor - can't download anywhere! Gives me the runabout - I give up...  ;D

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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2008, 09:29:22 AM »
Found these for you:

You can find a lot more in the treasure trove that is called Techrepublic... :-)
« Last Edit: October 06, 2008, 09:33:47 AM by Shades »

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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2008, 09:55:04 AM »
You could try this one:
File Alert Monitor

Also, if you played with this, I think you might tune it to do what you want:
Process Monitor

Good luck!




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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2008, 01:36:30 AM »
Thanks guys - you certainly gave me plenty choices!



I have DirectIT up and running - will see how it measures up!  ;)

File Alert Monitor I just couldn't grab - page just timed out when I said download.  :huh:

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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2008, 05:20:52 PM »
Found these for you: WatchDirectory - site is in Dutch...

- a little strange. At vnunet the program is announced as being freeware, in version 4.2.2, but in fact the Standard edition is $69, in version 4.5.5, and the Pro edition is $129 - and there is no freeware edition!

The good news is that they give you both 30 days of trial AND a 30-day Money-back guarantee!
http://www.watchdirectory.net/ (all in English)

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Re: Docs and Settings Deletion Warning
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2008, 01:12:57 AM »
DirectIT does the job...  :Thmbsup: