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I had hundreds of movies downloaded on Plex,

I deleted them off my computer to free up hard drive space.
Now I don't can't see them on flex and don't know how to retrieve them?


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  • CwchCwch Posts: 2Members

    So Getting a plex pass won't help?

  • kegobeer-plexkegobeer-plex Posts: 5,866Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Ninja

    This is the same thing as downloading a picture on your computer, and then deleting it - it no longer exists. If you have an OS that uses a trash can type system, then perhaps your files are in there and can be restored. If not, then you would have to explore other options that may be able to recover deleted files.

    Where are my log files?

    How do I properly name my media files?

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  • timekillstimekills Posts: 23Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    @Cwch said:
    So Getting a plex pass won't help?

    No, and neither does marking your question as an accepted answer.

  • HitsVilleHitsVille Posts: 923Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    @timekills said:

    @Cwch said:
    So Getting a plex pass won't help?

    No, and neither does marking your question as an accepted answer.

    Well actually he knows the files are gone. Why wouldn't he accept the answer?
    Granted he possibly marked the wrong comment as the accepted answer. But is that really as bad as bumping a 4 month old thread back to the top of people's participated list?


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