Why my cat is a secret hacker

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  1. mattsaysfooey
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    So i'm encoding a movie to DPG to watch on my DS in bed.
    I casually leave the micro reader in with my save folder open.
    I deleted meaningless save files of roms i no longer have on there.
    I leave my desk and go sit on my bed and then what happens?
    The cat jumps on the keyboard and presses shift+directional key(right)+delete.
    EXACTLY IN THAT ORDER.
    WIPES OUT HALF MY SAVES. Yes that's right half my save's GONE! Undo delete ? Didn't work.
    Recycle BIN? Not there. Way to go cat.
    Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  2. RupeeClock

    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    Well, I hope that learned you to make frequent backups of your files. [​IMG]
     
  3. Fabis94

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    Hmm, your cat is a mastermind. If i were you, i would team up with him to take over the world.
    But that's just my opinion.
     
  4. vergilite

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    Liv-Liv-Liverpool YEAH!
    i bet the cat was like "i bet you will think twice before giving me that canned sh*t again and get some tuna......B*tch"
     
  5. mattsaysfooey
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    Well i'll make a back up now. Like i honestly expected something like this would happen. xD
     
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    wow. not heard anything like this before.

    tbh, i thought it was a zach thread haha
     
  7. Crass

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    You can use Recuva to recover thoes delete files as long as they havent been overwritten by something else yet.

    http://www.recuva.com/

    Theres other software out that does similar things, but that ones free and easy to use.
     
  8. DrOctapu

    DrOctapu Magnificent Bastard

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    Hell.
    Zach used his PROXEH to HAXXORZ joor kat.
     
  9. mattsaysfooey
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    Thank you i will try that. >_
     
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    Wow, that was some story. But, it's probably a coincidence. Anyway, just use a recovery program. Oh, and DO NOT add too many files until you're done with the recovery. Just the program.

    EDIT: Lemme guess, your cat flashed your DS?

    [​IMG]
     
  11. NeSchn

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    As stated above, get a recovery program.
     
  12. Trulen

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    Your cat is amazing.
     
  13. Maybe

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    Reminded me of this article I read. [​IMG]
     
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    Wasn't there some old cartoon show where a dude got transformed into a super hero when his cat walked on his keyboard and entered a secret combination? Cats must be secretly controlling the world's computer system. There's a reason why 4chan is obsessed with cats.
     
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    You dare forget the name Freakazoid!?
     
  16. mattsaysfooey
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    If my cat secretly went to cp sites then i would be really worried.
    But i'm pretty sure it just accidently hit the exact hot key to delete all that.
    That recovery tool got some of them thankfully my FF saves some weren't recovered.(I use a 8 GB micro)
    And i will never leave my micro in unattended again despite I have a 3 desktops in my room and i'm the only one who use's them
    really.
     
  17. WalterCool

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    Put your cat on recycle bin =)
     
  18. Ruri

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    If it's not to late for me to say this: If you're going to use something like Recuva, do it quickly. Every time you download or create a file -- even just browsing the internet (which downloads temporary files) there's a risk of overwriting your deleted saves and making them unrecoverable.

    In fact, I recommend downloading Recuva onto a flash drive and running it from there, since downloading it to your hard drive risks overwriting your saves.

    Do as little as possible on your computer until you've recovered the saves. The more you do, the greater the risk of overwriting the things you (well, your cat) deleted.

    EDIT: Oh, wait, they were already on your flash card, right? We're talking about things that were on your flash card and got deleted.

    That makes things much better for you, since obviously browsing the internet or downloading Recuva onto your hard drive won't write to your flash drive and, therefore, won't overwrite your saves.

    But don't use that flash drive for anything until your saves have been recovered. Don't copy any files onto it, don't boot it up in your DS (it may write something), etc. Recover it first.
     
  19. mattsaysfooey
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    -UPDATE- Was digging through some old files while working on my syllabus if anyone cares
    this would be the culprit.[​IMG]
    Slightly old pic considering that desktop is hooked up in the back now and the desk
    has the new barebones kit I built.
     
  20. HBK

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    That's why you should get a Mac. No delete key. [​IMG]

    Kidding...(but srsly, they are better)...I hope you manage to recover your files though. [​IMG]

    Give my complements to the kitty for such a deed though. It's not everyday you see that. [​IMG]