How to Undo a File Transfer or Recover Missing Data

Author Laplink Software on February 15, 2012 | Print | Bookmark
Last updated on April 6, 2012

Document relates to: Laplink Gold (All versions), PDAsync, PCsync, Switch & Sync


I used LapLink to transfer files. I discovered that I transferred the files in the wrong direction. Can I undo the file transfer? How can I recover files that are now missing?


NOTE: This information applies to all Laplink Software, Inc. products.

Laplink does not have an Undo feature. 

If a file or folder is deleted using Laplink's Clone Folder operation, the files are not in the Windows Recycle bin.

Options for restoring files

  • If you deleted a file or folder using a Delete button or command in LapLink, use Windows Recycle bin to restore the file.

  • Restore from a recent backup

  • In some situations, overwritten or deleted files may be recovered using software solutions by 

The third-party products discussed in this article are manufactured by vendors independent of Laplink Software, Inc.; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products' performance or reliability. And as such we do not support these products either.

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Keywords: File Transfer: Drag & Drop, File Transfer: Clone Folder

Platforms: Win95, Win98/SE, WinNT, WinMe, Win2K, WinXP, WinVista, Win7

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