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Cut and Paste Problem


mhengel

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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.

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mgmcc

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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.

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Woolwell

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Check the recycle bin.

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