Lost Documents and Photos and desktop files and folders

Steven Davies-Morris sdavmor at systemstheory.net
Fri Nov 7 01:25:51 UTC 2008

Dave Stevens wrote:
> On Thursday 06 November 2008 03:42:37 pm Roger Benham wrote:
>> Well it can hardly get worse. I downloaded the .iso, burned a CD of 8.10
>> I installed 8.10 following instructions (I thought).
>> So now I have 8.10 installed but everything that I had in 8.04 has
>> disappeared. All my desktop documents and folders, all my home folder items
>> such as photographs, pictures, documents.
>> The disadvantage of digital photos as 14 months worth were in there
>> including those of my wife. I am a selling photographer (not a geek).
>> Is there any way I can recover what I lost?
>> Thanks,
>> Roger.
> I'll phone in the AM. Please don't try to fix it.
> Dave

I see now that Roger has a yahoo.ca addy, so is presumably in Canada.
Dave Stevens to the rescue!
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