How to restore chat history after reformat?

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How to restore chat history after reformat?

Can anyone tell me how? Please.. I'm begging. I badly need the old messages for my job. 

RarejobSims
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Re: How to restore chat history after reformat?

Your chances may be very poor by now. You need to recover main.db file located in the following location:

 

C:\Users\WindowsUserName\AppData\Roaming\Skype\SkypeUserName

 

If the file is important enough, it's worth a try anyway. Stop using the computer in question immediately, if you haven't done so already. Download an data recovery software:

 

R-Studio - http://www.r-tt.com/
Recuva - http://www.piriform.com/recuva
Restoration - http://www3.telus.net/mikebike/RESTORATION.html
PCInspector File Recovery - http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/welcome.htm
Executive Software “Undelete” - http://www.undelete.com/undelete/undelete.asp
Asoftech Photo Recovery - http://www.asoftech.com/apr/

 

If this fails, your only other recourse is to take or send the drive to a professional file recovery company. This kind of service is very expensive and may or may not work in your case.

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Tamim
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Tamim
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Re: How to restore chat history after reformat?

Chat history must be saved on Skype servers.

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Re: How to restore chat history after reformat?


sauroman11 wrote:

Chat history must be saved on Skype servers.


sorry, chat history is only stored locally

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Neil
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