Cut and Paste Problem

  mhengel 03 Aug 11
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I was cutting and pasting files (excel, word, jpeg) from my desktop to another location on my local drive and I hit cancel in the middle of the transfer. Now I can't find half of the files in either location. Where should I look? Thanks.

  mgmcc 03 Aug 11

If you haven't done anything else (rebooted, copied again etc), "pasting" might still work if the files remain on the clipboard.

As you've discovered, it's safer to copy & paste, then delete the originals than to cut & paste.

  Woolwell 03 Aug 11

Check the recycle bin.

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