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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
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    So Getting a plex pass won't help?


  • AmazingRando24AmazingRando24 Posts: 729Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Plex is a window to your own media. When you scan and add items to Plex, it's only cataloging the files you have saved. They never actually download to Plex in a different location.

    If you deleted your movies from your hard drive, then they're probably gone. Plex won't work without them.

    Sorry to bear bad news.

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  • CwchCwch Posts: 2Members
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    So Getting a plex pass won't help?

  • HitsVilleHitsVille Posts: 547Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

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



  • kegobeer-plexkegobeer-plex Posts: 5,875Members, 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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